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The Wisconsin BBA Program collects post-graduation employment plans for our students in order to provide you with data you can rely on: last year, we obtained post-grad plans from over 97% of our students. As a result, employers like you can rely on our data as an accurate benchmark for hiring.

Employment Outcomes and Reports

Employment by Type

The Wisconsin BBA and MAcc Employment Outcomes database allows you to view full-time and internship outcomes by majors, and sort by employer, job title, city, state, internship and full-time positions. Salaries are not included.




Employment outcomes database

Employment by Salary

This Wisconsin BBA Salary Outcomes database allows you to create and download custom salary reports**. These reports show our full-time and internship employment outcomes by major, region, industry, job function, and job title, including salaries, averages, and bonuses.

**To protect student privacy, salary range is not reported where fewer than 3 students reported their salary.

Salary outcomes database

Employment by Region

2018-2019 Statistics
Full-time acceptances by geographic region. Geographic distribution of internships mirrors that of full-time acceptances.

A map showing the different regions on the United States

Map Key

Color Region % of Total Full-Time Positions
Gold Midwest 72%
Red Northeast 12%
Green West 7%
Blue Southwest 4%
Navy South 2%
Gray Mid-Atlantic 1%
International 3%

Top Destination Metro Areas for Graduates:

  • Midwest: Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Madison, Milwaukee
  • Northeast: New York City
  • West: San Francisco, Los Angeles
  • Southwest: Denver, Austin

Fast Facts

$61,241

Annual Base Salary
for BBA graduates
(62% of full-time acceptances
reported a salary)

35%

received a signing bonus

$3,308

Internship average monthly salary
(393 reported internship salaries)

92%

employment acceptance rate
(within six months of graduation)

46%

accepted their full-time positions by November 30

97%

of BBA graduates completed at least one internship

Full-Time Position Acceptances and Average Salaries by Industry (2018-2019)

Industry Acceptance number Average Annual Salary
Accounting and Business Services 55 $61,171
Communication Services and Media 37 $46,083
Consulting 40 $71,561
Consumer Products/Food and Beverage 30 $57,980
Financial Services 127 $67,355
Government, Nonprofit and Education 19 $46,185
Health Care 22 $60,393
Industrials and Manufacturing 46 $56,699
Insurance 41 $61,315
Real Estate and Appraisal 55 $60,717
Retail 35 $57,171
Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality* 15 $29,000
Technology 49 $62,012
Transportation and Logistics 12 $51,716

* In this industry, graduates often complete an internship after graduation before receiving a full–time job offer. Salary data is reflective of internships.

Internship Acceptance Rates and Salary (2018-2019)

Industry Internship Average Monthly Salary
Accounting and Business Services $4,097
Communication Services and Media $1,720
Consulting $3,662
Consumer Products/Food and Beverage $3,119
Financial Services $4,410
Government, Nonprofit and Education $1,860
Health Care $3,328
Industrials and Manufacturing $3,223
Insurance $3,110
Real Estate and Appraisal $2,865
Retail $2,856
Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality $1,924
Technology $3,578
Transportation and Logistics $2,754

Note: Internship salaries are reported on a voluntary basis.

Acceptances and Average Salaries by Function

Function Full-Time Total Acceptances Full-Time Average
Annual Salary
Internship Total Acceptances Internship Average Monthly Salary
Accounting
Corporate/Industry 14 $53,289 26 $2,953
Public 19 $58,589 7 $4,619
Consulting
Consulting – General 36 $71,942 16 $3,299
Consulting – Actuarial 16 $67,528 8 $4,143
Project Management 8 $62,714 11 $2,393
Finance
Commercial and Retail Banking 26 $63,479 12 $4,075
Corporate Finance 50 $60,230 48 $3,218
Equity Research 6 $63,800 14 $4,193
Investment Banking 31 $80,977 22 $6,472
Investment Management 8 $59,750 0
Sales/Trading 3 9 $5,479
Wealth Management 17 $60,423 24 $3,195
Risk & Insurance 
Actuarial 27 $70,342 18 $4,115
Claims/Underwriting 15 $54,654 15 $2,878
Risk Management 6 $64,000 7 $2,775
Management
Human Resources 16 $51,132 9 $2,170
General Management 9 $55,400 10 $2,751
Marketing
Advertising/Public Relations 13 $46,493 12 $2,249
Brand/Product Management 8 $64,713 12 $2,384
Digital Marketing 23 $48,857 2
General Marketing 25 $45,395 21 $2,798
Marketing Research 7 $49,000 5 $2,350
Merchandising/Planning 20 $58,861 11 $2,409
Sales Management 51 $53,379 12 $2,409
Real Estate
Real Estate Analysis 46 $62,911 27 $3,338
Appraisal 2 0
Development 10 $55,167 13 $2,623
Property Management* 2 2
Real Estate Sales 3 0
Analytics, IT, and Operations
Analytics 16 $58,042 11 $3,382
Supply Chain & Operations Management 29 $58,224 29 $3,254
System Analysis/Programming 12 $62,489 15 $4,647
Other
 Teaching/Educating* 4 0
Other Functions 1 19 $2,381

*Data not listed when fewer than three salaries were reported, or when reported acceptances were unpaid

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