The Wisconsin MBA Class of 2016 continued the Wisconsin tradition of placement success after graduation. Eighty-nine percent of our students secured job offers within three months of graduation, and 88 percent accepted those opportunities. The average starting salary was $96,531, continuing a trend of higher starting salaries annually for our graduates.


Career Outcomes by Region

(Class of 2016 Full Time Placement)

Region Map

Map Key

Color Region % of Total Full-Time Positions
Gold Midwest 53%
Green West 15%
Blue Southwest 16%
Red Northeast 8%
Grey Mid-Atlantic 3%
Navy South 4%
N/A International 1%

Full-Time Base Salary

(Class of 2016)

Yearly
Average Yearly Salary $96,531
Median Yearly Salary $100,000
Minimum Yearly Salary $54,080
Maximum Yearly Salary $130,000

Full-Time Salary by Specialization

(Class of 2016)

Yearly
Applied Security Analysis $98,333
Arts Administration $57,540
Brand and Product Management $101,783
Corporate Finance and Investment Banking $104,000
Marketing Research $98,145
Operations and Technology Management $111,250
Real Estate $84,458
Risk Management and Insurance $100,000
Strategic Human Resource Management $90,500
Supply Chain Management $92,609

Full-Time Signing Bonus

(Class of 2016)

 
Average $17,719
Median $15,000
Minimum $2,000
Maximum $75,000
% Receiving 80%

Internship Outcomes by Region

(Class of 2017 Internship Placement)

Region Map

Map Key

Color Region % of Total Full-Time Positions
Gold Midwest 59%
Green West 17%
Blue Southwest 10%
Red Northeast 4%
Grey Mid-Atlantic 5%
Navy South 5%

Internship Salary Information

(Class of 2017 Internship Placement)

Monthly
Average Monthly Salary $5,978
Median Monthly Salary $6,500
% Receiving Other Compensation 35%
Average Other Compensation $3,763
Median Other Compensation $2,250

Internship Salary by Specialization

(Class of 2017 Internship Placement)

Monthly
Applied Security Analysis $7,900
Arts Administration $2,511
Brand and Product Management $6,640
Corporate Finance and Investment Banking $6,578
Marketing Research $6,925
Operations and Technology Management $7,154
Real Estate $4,081
Risk Management and Insurance $5,415
Strategic Human Resource Management $5,568
Supply Chain Management $4,365