Best Business Schools Hiring:
Government Jobs

Government accounted for 0.7% of all hires, second lowest 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 and Yale School of Management MBA graduates earned a median salary of $100,000 in government, highest of all schools that participated in the business school ranking. At $92,434, IE had third highest. George Washington was fourth highest, at $90,000, followed by Hult, at $73,300, and American University’s Kogod school, at $61,521. Harvard sent 8 graduates into government, most of any school. Second was Hult, at 7, followed by IE, at 6. American sent 33.3% of its MBA graduates into government, highest among all schools in the Bloomberg Businessweek business school ranking. Willamette University’s Atkinson school had the next highest, at 12.8%, followed by George Washington, at 12.1%.

school number of hires percentage of hires median salary (U.S. dollars) median salary (local currency)
Harvard 8 1.4% $100,000 Not applicable
Yale 3 1.3% $100,000 Not applicable
IE 6 2.3% $92,434 €77,500
George Washington 4 12.1% $90,000 Not applicable
Hult 7 7.3% $73,300 Not applicable
American (Kogod) 5 33.3% $61,521 Not applicable
Willamette (Atkinson) 5 12.8% $59,484 Not applicable
Indian School of Business 3 0.4% $24,415 ₹1,800,000
Columbia 3 0.6% Not available Not applicable
London Business School 3 0.9% Not available Not available
SUNY at Buffalo 3 5.6% Not available Not applicable