The Wisconsin MBA at the University of Wisconsin–Madison equips you with a portfolio of skills, experience, and specialized knowledge that will propel your career forward. Employers value the holistic preparation students receive; as a result, Wisconsin MBA graduates are highly recruited by Fortune 500 corporations, mid-sized and boutique companies, start-up firms, cultural organizations, and more.

Full-Time Employment Statistics

MBA Class of 2016

89%
of those actively seeking employment received offers within three months of graduation

Base Salary

$96,531

Average base starting salary

$100,000

Median starting salary

$17,719

Average signing bonus

$15,000

Median bonus

Internship Statistics

MBA Class of 2016

99%
of first-year MBA students who sought internships received offers
75%
Secured an internship offer by March

Internship Compensation

$5,978
Average monthly starting salary
$6,500
Median monthly salary
$3,763
Average other compensation*

*Other compensation includes relocation, housing, and/or signing bonuses.

Where Wisconsin MBA Graduates Accepted Full-Time Positions

MBA Class of 2016

Region map

Map Key

Color Region % of Total Full-Time Positions
Gold Midwest 53%
Blue Southwest 16%
Green West 15%
Red Northeast 8%
Grey Mid‑Atlantic 3%
Navy South 4%