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Top 20 Business Schools Where MBAs Earn The Highest Salaries After Graduation For 2018

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford scored No. 1 position on the list of top 20 elite business schools where MBAs earn the highest salaries after graduation, according to QS  Return on Investment Report 2018.

The institute boasts one of the largest alumni networks among b-schools, including notable figures like Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors; former U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker; Omid Kordestani, executive chairman at Twitter; Sri Srinivasan; and billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla.

The world’s oldest and most expensive MBA program, Harvard Business School is also often considered the best. When it comes to graduate compensation, it’s second only to The Stanford Graduate School of Business. HBS’s cadre of successful alumni — littered with politicians, CEOs, and billionaires: Sheryl Sandberg; Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase; Mitt Romney; hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio; Fidelity Chief Abigail Johnson; Meg Whitman; George W. Bush; former GE CEO Jeff Immelt; and the billionaire investor Bill Ackman.

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School tied with Columbia Business School, Booth School of Business, and MIT Sloan for the third spot in the ranking. Switzerland’s International Institute for Management Development (IMD) is the only business school which prevents an entirely American top-20.

Average: $79,829

Top 20 Business Schools Where MBAs Earn The Highest Salaries After Graduation For 2018:

RankBusiness SchoolCountrySalary
1Stanford Graduate School of BusinessUnited States$140,600
2Harvard Business SchoolUnited States$135,000
3Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaUnited States$125,000
4Columbia Business School (CBS)United States$125,000
5University of Chicago Booth School of BusinessUnited States$125,000
6MIT Sloan School of ManagementUnited States$125,000
7Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg)United States$124,000
8Amos Tuck School of Business AdministrationUnited States$123,900
9University of Virginia Darden School of BusinessUnited States$122,800
10Walter A. Haas School of BusinessUnited States$122,500
11Fuqua School of BusinessUnited States$121,300
12Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of ManagementUnited States$121,200
13New York University Stern School of BusinessUnited States$120,900
14International Institute for Management Development (IMD)Switzerland$120,100
15Yale School of Management (Yale SOM)United States$120,000
16Stephen M. Ross School of Business (Ross)United States$120,000
17UCLA Anderson School of ManagementUnited States$118,200
18Tepper School of BusinessUnited States$117,700
19Emory University’s Goizueta Business SchoolUnited States$116,200
20USC Marshall School of BusinessUnited States$115,300

The CEOWORLD magazine ranking of Global Executive MBA will be published In February 2018.

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals.
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