Best Business Schools Hiring:
Media / Entertainment Industry

The media and entertainment industry accounted for 1.6% of all hires, 10th highest of any industry, among MBA graduates in their first jobs after business school at the 119 around the world schools 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 $160,500 in media and entertainment, highest of all schools that participated in the business school ranking. At $160,000, Dartmouth’s Tuck school had second highest. University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton was third highest, at $150,000, followed by Harvard, at $140,000, and Columbia, at $130,500. Columbia sent 17 graduates into media and entertainment, the most of any school. Second was EAE, at 16, followed by INSEAD, at 15. Shanghai University MBA Centre sent 13.6% of its MBA graduates into media and entertainment, highest among all schools in the Bloomberg Businessweek business school ranking. At 8.7%, EAE had the next highest, followed by EADA, at 8.6%.

school number of hires percentage of hires median salary (U.S. dollars) median salary (local currency)
Stanford 6 2.7% $160,500 Not applicable
Dartmouth (Tuck) 3 1.3% $160,000 Not applicable
Pennsylvania (Wharton) 8 1.3% $150,000 Not applicable
Harvard 13 2.4% $140,000 Not applicable
Columbia 17 3.3% $130,500 Not applicable
MIT (Sloan) 3 1.0% $125,000 Not applicable
UCLA (Anderson) 13 5.5% $117,500 Not applicable
USC (Marshall) 9 5.9% $110,000 Not applicable
Yale 3 1.3% $110,000 Not applicable
INSEAD 15 2.7% $108,200 Not applicable
Hult 3 3.1% $85,000 Not applicable
IE 6 2.3% $82,920 €69,523
Cambridge (Judge) 5 4.7% $67,560 £50,159
EAE 16 8.7% $55,475 €46,512
CEIBS 3 2.4% $54,145 CN¥358,800
Shanghai University MBA Centre 3 13.6% $53,572 CN¥355,000
Indian School of Business 13 1.5% $33,910 ₹2,500,000
EADA 3 8.6% $28,260 Not applicable
Babson (Olin) 4 4.4% Not available Not applicable
Boston University (Questrom) 3 3.1% Not available Not applicable
Brigham Young (Marriott) 3 2.8% Not available Not applicable
Michigan (Ross) 3 0.9% Not available Not applicable
NYU (Stern) 3 1.1% Not available Not applicable
Washington (Foster) 3 2.7% Not available Not applicable