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Top 20 business schools that produce the highest paid MBA graduates, 2018

MIT Sloan School of Management

Going to London Business School or Oxford University’s Said pays. But it doesn’t pay as much as the Wharton or MIT Sloan. But it pays a lot more than going to University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

Salary benchmarking site Emolument.com has compiled a ranking of 20 business schools by analyzing pay data from 10,900 graduates holding an MBA degree to find out which business schools alumni receive the highest pay.

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MIT Sloan School of Management NBA grads can expect to earn an average of $286,000, slightly above $255,000 at Harvard Business School (HBS). The University of Chicago Booth School of Business ($250,000) pips the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to third place ($248,000).

Columbia Business School, New York University – Stern, and Northwestern University – Kellogg, with $239,000, $213,000, and $209,000, come next in the ranking.

Top 20 business schools that produce the highest paid MBA graduates

RankBusiness SchoolTotal compensationCountryCEOWORLD Rank
1MIT Sloan School of Management$286,000US4
2Harvard Business School$255,000US3
3Booth School of Business (University of Chicago)$250,000US18
4Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania$248,000US2
5Columbia Business School (Columbia University, New York)$239,000US7
6NYU Stern School of Business (New York University)$213,000US13
7Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University)$209,000US15
8Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (Cornell University)$189,000US22
9Fuqua School of Business (Duke University)$189,000US28
10Stephen M. Ross School of Business$187,000US23
11UCLA Anderson School of Management (University of California, Los Angeles)$185,000US24
12INSEAD $185,000France1
13University of St.Gallen$181,000Switzerland63
14Cambridge Judge Business School (University of Cambridge)$180,000UK20
15IESE Business School$179,000Spain8
16London Business School$178,000UK5
17Gabelli School of Business (Fordham University)$171,000USn/a
18Said Business School (University of Oxford)$168,000UK25
19SDA Bocconi School of Management$159,000Italy26
20Joseph L. Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto)$155,000Canada54
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