Best Business Schools Hiring:
Energy Industry

The energy industry accounted for 1.9% of all hires, ninth highest of any industry, among MBA graduates in their first jobs after business school at the 119 schools around the world that participated in the 2021-22 Best B-Schools ranking of full-time MBA programs. Harvard Business School MBA graduates earned a median salary of $141,000 in the energy industry, highest of all schools that participated in the business school ranking. At $140,656, EDHEC had second highest. UC at Berkeley’s Haas school was third, at $140,000. Indian School of Business sent 34 graduates into the energy industry, the most of any school. Second was Rice University’s Jones school, at 12, followed by University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs school, at 11. Texas Christian’s Neeley school sent 21.7% of its MBA graduates into the energy industry, highest among all schools in the Bloomberg Businessweek business school ranking. At 20.8%, University of Oklahoma’s Price school had the next highest, followed by Tulane’s Freeman school, at 20.0%.

school number of hires percentage of hires median salary (U.S. dollars) median salary (local currency)
Harvard 7 1.3% $141,000 Not applicable
EDHEC 3 6.3% $140,656 Not applicable
UC at Berkeley (Haas) 5 2.4% $140,000 Not applicable
Yale 4 1.7% $132,500 Not applicable
Northwestern (Kellogg) 5 1.3% $125,000 Not applicable
Duke (Fuqua) 7 2.1% $123,000 Not applicable
Florida (Hough) 3 5.2% $118,000 Not applicable
Texas A&M (Mays) 6 13.6% $118,000 Not applicable
IMD 3 4.5% $115,260 Not applicable
Rice (Jones) 12 12.6% $114,000 Not applicable
Virginia (Darden) 4 1.4% $112,500 Not applicable
Texas at Austin (McCombs) 11 5.1% $110,000 Not applicable
North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler) 10 4.6% $108,000 Not applicable
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 6 3.1% $100,000 Not applicable
Tulane (Freeman) 3 20.0% $100,000 Not applicable
HEC Paris 3 1.7% $98,844 Not applicable
Texas Christian (Neeley) 5 21.7% $98,136 Not applicable
Oklahoma (Price) 5 20.8% $95,000 Not applicable
Hong Kong (HKUST) 4 9.1% $84,577 HK$656,000
IE 6 2.3% $83,489 €70,000
EAE 3 1.6% $81,757 €68,548
Boston University (Questrom) 4 4.1% $81,000 Not applicable
London Business School 3 0.9% $80,235 £59,570
National University of Singapore 4 5.5% $43,510 Not applicable
Indian School of Business 34 4.0% $32,553 ₹2,400,000
Shanghai University MBA Centre 3 13.6% $28,069 CN¥186,000
Chicago (Booth) 4 0.9% Not available Not applicable
Copenhagen Business School 3 13.0% Not available Not available
IESE Business School 3 1.4% Not available Not applicable
Imperial College London 3 7.5% Not available Not available
Michigan (Ross) 3 0.9% Not available Not applicable
Oxford (Saïd) 3 1.6% Not available Not available
SUNY at Buffalo 3 5.6% Not available Not applicable
Southern Methodist (Cox) 3 4.7% Not available Not applicable
UCLA (Anderson) 3 1.3% Not available Not applicable