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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

2016-2017 Statistics
Full-time acceptances by geographic region. Geographic distribution of internships mirrors that of full-time acceptances.

Map Key

Color Region % of Total Full-Time Positions
Gold Midwest 77%
Blue Southwest 4.7%
Green West 2.2%
Red Northeast 10.2%
Light Blue Mid-Atlantic 2.6%
Navy South 1.4%
International 1.9%

Metro areas listed are top job destinations:

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

Fast Facts

$58,039

Annual Base Salary
for BBA graduates
(77% of full-time acceptances
reported a salary)

53%

received a signing bonus

$3,179

Internship average monthly salary
(293 reported internship salaries)

87%

employment acceptance rate
(within three months of graduation)

52%

accepted their full-time positions by November 30

90%

of BBA graduates completed at least one internship

Full-Time Position Acceptances and Average Salaries by Industry (2016-2017)

Industry Acceptance number Average Annual Salary
Accounting and Business Services 54 $56,111
Communication Services and Media 19 $47,525
Consulting 45 $62,449
Consumer Products/Food and Beverage 25 $55,559
Financial Services 98 $65,575
Government, Nonprofit and Education 23 $44,714
Health Care 12 $54,495
Industrials and Manufacturing 46 $55,545
Insurance 53 $58,860
Real Estate and Appraisal 48 $56,230
Retail 42 $54,543
Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality* 6
Technology 25 $56,862
Transportation and Logistics 15 $50,936

*Data is not listed when fewer than three salaries were reported.

Internship Acceptance Rates and Salary (2016-2017)

Industry Internship Average Monthly Salary
Accounting and Business Services $3,761
Communication Services and Media $2,266
Consulting $4,404
Consumer Products/Food and Beverage $2,926
Financial Services $3,838
Government, Nonprofit and Education $2,168
Health Care $3,055
Industrials and Manufacturing $3,041
Insurance $3,279
Real Estate and Appraisal $2,662
Retail $2,587
Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality $1,240
Technology $3,530
Transportation and Logistics $2,788

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
% Total Acceptances  Internship Total Acceptances Internship Average Monthly Salary
Accounting
Corporate/Industry 18 $55,640 3.5 17 $2,587
Public 25 $56,333 4.9 9 $3,855
Consulting
Consulting - General 28 $67,063 5.5 5 $4,403
Consulting – Actuarial 15 $63,360 2.9 6 $4,476
Project Management 10 $57,000 2.0 3 $1,470
Finance
Wealth Management 8 $50,500 1.6 11 $2,601
Sales/Trading** 6 1.2 4
Commercial and Retail Banking 17 $57,385 3.3 9 $3,306
Corporate Finance 51 $59,224 10.0 38 $3,358
Investment Banking 23 $81,474 4.5 18 $5,943
Equity Research 9 $58,857 1.8 12 $3,985
Risk & Insurance 
Actuarial 25 $62,088 4.9 38 $3,485
Claims/Underwriting 8 $61,200 1.6 6 $2,904
Risk Management 7 $54,929 1.4 10 $2,670
Management
Human Resources 23 $46,367 4.5 12 $2,229
General Management 17 $49,313 3.3 11 $2,405
Marketing
Advertising/Public Relations 14 $43,875 2.7 7 $2,058
Marketing Research** 3 0.6 3 $2,500
Product/Brand Management 12 $58,668 2.3 12 $3,168
Merchandising/Planning 19 $48,918 3.7 10 $2,932
Sales Management 42 $50,374 8.2 17 $2,799
General Marketing 22 $54,268 4.3 37 $2,677
Real Estate
Real Estate Analysis 49 $61,385 9.6 27 $3,278
Development 8 $56,714 1.6 8 $2,854
Property Management** 2 0.4 5 $2,040
Operations & Technology
Supply Chain & Operations Management 23 $55,859 4.5 28 $3,008
System Analysis/Programming 14 $63,096 2.7 9 $3,283
Other
 Teaching/Educating** 9 $41,000 1.8 0
Other Functions** 4 0.7 1

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

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