Post MBA Salaries

Management Consultant Management analysts are consultants who assess an organization to provide feedback on how it could improve its structure, run more efficiently, and raise profits. Many employers, particularly those working in the private sector, prefer to work with analysts who’ve secured a Masters in Business Administration. Salaries for the first 3 years after business school typically range from $95,000 – 120,000 + (20% – 30% Bonus).

Investment Banking Associate – Support public equity offerings, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and other investment banking activities by analyzing company valuations, building financial models, and researching markets. M.B.A. Salaries for the first 3 years after business school typically range from $100,000 – 125,000 + (30% – 120% Bonus).

Operations Associate  Handle office duties that help support the day-to-day management of operations for a company’s top executive, whether chief executive officer (CEO), chief operations officer (COO) or company president. In other words, operations associates work for people who make the majority of important decisions for their businesses. M.B.A. Salaries for the first 3 years after business school vary significantly ($65,000 – $95,000) based on location, company and bonus structure.

Plant General Manager Responsible for the operation and production of an industrial work facility, often a manufacturing plant. They need to ensure their company’s production goals are met and that the plant operates in a profitable and safe fashion. Plant managers should have a strong understanding of how each production process works and be ready to implement changes if necessary. M.B.A. Salaries for the first 3 years after business school typically range from $75,300 – 97,000 + (5% – 20% Bonus).

Financial / Business Development / M&A [Analyst] Financial analysts usually become knowledgeable of economic trends and then use their expertise to help the company decide on different investments, acquisitions or divestitures. The most successful financial analysts are perpetual students. Earning an M.B.A. with a finance focus would serve a budding analyst well, particularly those who’d like to ascend to the manager or associate director level. Salaries for the first 3 years after business school typically range from $72,256 – 105,438 + (15% – 30% Bonus).

Financial Adviser An MBA could prove effective for a financial adviser hoping to secure more clients and build trust. If you were to employ someone to coach you on how to best save and spend your money, wouldn’t you want one of the most learned in the field? Salaries for the first 3 years after business school typically range from $60,763-104,220 [Depending on Bonus & Commissions].

 

Note: Starting salaries post MBA vary significantly depending on the region in which you decide to work!