The Wisconsin School of Business prepares its MBA students through a specialized model that features a core curriculum, plus a specific, deep focus in a particular business area.

Employers value the holistic preparation our students receive, too. That’s why Wisconsin MBA graduates are highly recruited by Fortune 500 corporations, mid-sized and boutique companies, start-ups, cultural organizations, and more.

Full-Time Employment Statistics for MBA Class of 2019

90%

of those actively seeking employment received offers within three months of graduation

Full-Time Base Salary

$107,949

Average base
starting salary

$108,000

Median starting salary

$60,000

Minimum Yearly Salary

$170,000

Maximum Yearly Salary

Full-Time Signing Bonus

Average $24,713
Median $20,000
% Receiving 69%

Internship Salary Information

Class of 2019 Internship Placement

Average Monthly Salary $6,419
Median Monthly Salary $6,708
Average Other Compensation $4,291

Career Outcomes by Region

(Class of 2019 Full Time Placement)

Region % of Total Full-Time Positions
Midwest 60%
West 15%
South 10%
Southwest 8%
Mid-Atlantic 5%
Northeast 2%

Internship Outcomes by Region

(Class of 2019 Internship Placement)

Region % of Total Internships
Midwest 53%
West 19%
Northeast 4%
Southwest 14%
South 6%
Mid-Atlantic 4%

Full-Time Salary by Specialization

Class of 2019

Specialization Average Base Salary
Applied Security Analysis $107,500
Arts Administration $67,000
Brand and Product Management $109,357
Corporate Finance and Investment Banking $121,250
Marketing Research $109,333
Operations and Technology Management $107,036
Real Estate $101,775
Risk Management and Insurance $120,500
Strategic Human Resource Management $115,000
Supply Chain Management $100,611

Internship Salary by Specialization

Class of 2020 Internship Placement

Specialization Average Monthly Salary
Applied Security Analysis $7,200
Arts Administration $3,127
Brand and Product Management $7,146
Corporate Finance and Investment Banking $6,407
Marketing Research $6,866
Operations and Technology Management $7,015
Real Estate $5,515
Risk Management and Insurance $5,315
Strategic Human Resource Management $5,853
Supply Chain Management $3,921

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