Salary and Careers

According to the QS Job and Salary Trends Report 2013/14, graduates of an MBA program receive an average salary of $82,200 in the United States. If you include bonus awards, the average is bumped up to $98,300.

The QS report also says that in the United States, a large percentage of jobs can be found in the industries of financial services and banking; recruitment and HR services; consulting and professional services; and IT and computer services. However, it should be noted that job growth is high in the pharmaceutical and law industries as well.

MBA graduates can work within private companies, nonprofits, government, schools or hospitals. Job prospects for MBA holders are good in the United States, but an added advantage is that the degree can open doors for overseas employment as well.

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