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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

2017-2018 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 80%
Blue Southwest 3%
Green West 3%
Red Northeast 11%
Light Blue Mid-Atlantic 2%
Navy South 1%
International 1%

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

$58,684

Annual Base Salary
for BBA graduates
(76% of full-time acceptances
reported a salary)

35%

received a signing bonus

$3,104

Internship average monthly salary
(616 reported internship salaries)

89%

employment acceptance rate
(within six months of graduation)

55%

accepted their full-time positions by November 30

93%

of BBA graduates completed at least one internship

Full-Time Position Acceptances and Average Salaries by Industry (2017-2018)

Industry Acceptance number Average Annual Salary
Accounting and Business Services 85 $58,594
Communication Services and Media 23 $47,777
Consulting 32 $66,103
Consumer Products/Food and Beverage 53 $55,620
Financial Services 101 $64,792
Government, Nonprofit and Education 10 $50,074
Health Care 27 $60,825
Industrials and Manufacturing 39 $55,359
Insurance 56 $59,087
Real Estate and Appraisal 42 $54,263
Retail 34 $50,398
Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality 12 $46,253
Technology 54 $58,398
Transportation and Logistics 8 $54,485

Internship Acceptance Rates and Salary (2017-2018)

Industry Internship Average Monthly Salary
Accounting and Business Services $4,093
Communication Services and Media $2,625
Consulting $3,424
Consumer Products/Food and Beverage $3,246
Financial Services $3,873
Government, Nonprofit and Education $1,331
Health Care $3,244
Industrials and Manufacturing $3,101
Insurance $3,276
Real Estate and Appraisal $2,408
Retail $2,863
Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality $1,331
Technology $3,719
Transportation and Logistics $2,703

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 24 $52,933 62 $2,463
Public 36 $57,008 27 $4,192
Consulting
Consulting – General 30 $65,891 25 $4,104
Consulting – Actuarial 9 $68,760 16 $4,076
Project Management 11 $57,937 13 $2,340
Finance
Wealth Management 10 $51,836 36 $3,055
Sales/Trading 8 $71,714 10 $5,166
Commercial and Retail Banking 12 $63,050 15 $3,255
Corporate Finance 52 $54,448 72 $3,512
Investment Banking 29 $80,074 31 $5,591
Equity Research 12 $62,500 20 $3,675
Risk & Insurance 
Actuarial 35 $67,204 32 $3,888
Claims/Underwriting 10 $51,357 12 $2,891
Risk Management 9 $53,730 10 $3,010
Management
Human Resources 12 $46,282 16 $2,569
General Management 19 $43,199 17 $2,578
Marketing
Advertising/Public Relations 25 $43,632 19 $1,638
Marketing Research 6 $39,046 4 $2,565
Product/Brand Management 16 $64,220 18 $2,757
Merchandising/Planning 20 $51,058 20 $2,691
Sales Management 44 $55,356 19 $3,092
General Marketing 27 $50,799 35 $2,287
Real Estate
Real Estate Analysis 45 $62,258 33 $3,002
Development 9 $59,285 15 $2,377
Property Management* 2 4 $1,761
Operations & Technology
Supply Chain & Operations Management 24 $58,500 30 $3,130
System Analysis/Programming 15 $61,388 14 $3,457
Other
 Teaching/Educating* 3 0
Other Functions 6 $51,375 0

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

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