Best Business Schools Hiring:
Health Care Industry

The health-care industry accounted for 6.9% of all hires, fourth 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. Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA graduates earned a median salary of $170,000 in health care, highest of all schools that participated in the business school ranking. University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton school earned second highest, at $140,000. UC at Berkeley’s Haas school was third highest, at $135,000, followed by MIT’s Sloan school, at $132,500, and SDA Bocconi, at $131,747. Wharton sent 43 graduates into health care, the most of any school. Second was Harvard, at 36, followed by North Carolina Kenan-Flager, at 29. Rutgers sent 46.7% of its MBA graduates into health care, highest among all schools in the Bloomberg Businessweek business school ranking. At 43.6%, University of Pittsburgh’s Katz school had the next highest, followed by Baylor University’s Hankamer school, at 42.9%.

school number of hires percentage of hires median salary (U.S. dollars) median salary (local currency)
Stanford 10 4.4% $170,000 Not applicable
Pennsylvania (Wharton) 43 6.9% $140,000 Not applicable
UC at Berkeley (Haas) 24 11.6% $135,000 Not applicable
MIT (Sloan) 14 4.9% $132,500 Not applicable
SDA Bocconi 10 13.7% $131,747 €110,461
Columbia 22 4.3% $131,000 Not applicable
Chicago (Booth) 16 3.5% $130,000 Not applicable
Harvard 36 6.5% $130,000 Not applicable
Northwestern (Kellogg) 18 4.8% $130,000 Not applicable
EAE 10 5.5% $125,041 €104,839
Duke (Fuqua) 28 8.3% $125,000 Not applicable
Michigan (Ross) 17 5.3% $125,000 Not applicable
NYU (Stern) 12 4.2% $125,000 Not applicable
UCLA (Anderson) 11 4.7% $125,000 Not applicable
St. Gallen 6 30.0% $123,311 CHF 112,250
Emory (Goizueta) 8 6.0% $122,500 Not applicable
USC (Marshall) 7 4.6% $121,350 Not applicable
Dartmouth (Tuck) 20 8.4% $121,000 Not applicable
Boston University (Questrom) 25 25.8% $120,000 Not applicable
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 13 6.8% $120,000 Not applicable
Rochester (Simon) 6 7.8% $120,000 Not applicable
Vanderbilt (Owen) 23 16.2% $120,000 Not applicable
Virginia (Darden) 7 2.4% $120,000 Not applicable
North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler) 29 13.4% $119,500 Not applicable
Texas at Austin (McCombs) 11 5.1% $119,000 Not applicable
Cornell (Johnson) 6 2.6% $118,000 Not applicable
Notre Dame (Mendoza) 7 8.5% $118,000 Not applicable
Georgetown (McDonough) 6 3.1% $117,500 Not applicable
Howard 3 18.8% $117,500 Not applicable
Minnesota (Carlson) 15 18.8% $117,500 Not applicable
Yale 10 4.2% $116,700 Not applicable
Rutgers 14 46.7% $115,000 Not applicable
IMD 10 15.2% $113,000 Not applicable
Georgia Tech (Scheller) 4 6.1% $112,500 Not applicable
IESE Business School 20 9.3% $110,426 Not applicable
Penn State (Smeal) 5 11.4% $110,000 Not applicable
IE 14 5.4% $109,728 €92,000
INSEAD 19 3.5% $108,500 Not applicable
UC at Davis 5 20.8% $108,000 Not applicable
Wisconsin 3 5.6% $108,000 Not applicable
Boston College (Carroll) 6 13.6% $107,500 Not applicable
Indiana (Kelley) 15 10.9% $107,000 Not applicable
Rice (Jones) 4 4.2% $107,000 Not applicable
Ohio State (Fisher) 6 8.7% $106,500 Not applicable
Fordham (Gabelli) 3 8.8% $105,000 Not applicable
Southern Methodist (Cox) 3 4.7% $105,000 Not applicable
William and Mary (Mason) 5 11.4% $102,500 Not applicable
Oxford (Saïd) 7 3.8% $101,017 £75,000
London Business School 15 4.5% $100,934 £74,938
Brigham Young (Marriott) 12 11.1% $99,000 Not applicable
Pittsburgh (Katz) 17 43.6% $98,750 Not applicable
UC at Irvine (Merage) 5 17.9% $98,000 Not applicable
Babson (Olin) 7 7.8% $96,000 Not applicable
National University of Singapore 4 5.5% $95,720 Not applicable
Arizona State (Carey) 6 9.1% $93,000 Not applicable
HEC Paris 14 8.0% $88,977 Not applicable
Copenhagen Business School 5 21.7% $86,527 DKK 540,000
Northeastern (D'Amore-McKim) 12 20.7% $86,500 Not applicable
George Washington 4 12.1% $85,000 Not applicable
Texas-Dallas (Jindal) 4 14.8% $82,000 Not applicable
CEIBS 17 13.4% $81,490 CN¥540,000
Cambridge (Judge) 10 9.3% $80,814 £60,000
Hult 13 13.5% $80,800 Not applicable
Manchester 5 10.0% $79,152 £58,766
Tennessee (Haslam) 4 15.4% $77,500 Not applicable
Erasmus (Rotterdam) 9 12.3% $76,667 Not applicable
Utah (Eccles) 3 8.8% $73,460 Not applicable
Baylor (Hankamer) 12 42.9% $72,475 Not applicable
HEC Montreal 4 8.9% $70,154 CA$90,000
ESADE 12 11.2% $64,755 €54,293
Kentucky (Gatton) 3 10.3% $60,000 Not applicable
Politecnico di Milano 3 7.7% $59,635 €50,000
SUNY at Buffalo 6 11.1% $46,250 Not applicable
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics 3 4.5% $37,726 CN¥249,996
Indian School of Business 27 3.2% $32,553 ₹2,400,000
Case Western Reserve (Weatherhead) 3 20.0% Not available Not applicable
Georgia (Terry) 3 10.3% Not available Not applicable
Washington (Foster) 3 2.7% Not available Not applicable