Best Business Schools Hiring:
Real Estate Industry

The real estate industry accounted for 2.0% of all hires, eighth 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 $150,000 in real estate, highest of all schools that participated in the business school ranking. At $135,000, Columbia and Harvard had second highest. University of Chicago’s Booth school had fourth highest, at $127,500. IE was next, at $125,234. North Carolina Kenana-Flagler sent 23 graduates into real estate, the most of any school. Second was University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton, at 17, followed by Indian School of Business, at 15. University of Miami’s Herbert school sent 20.0% of its MBA graduates into the real estate industry, highest among all schools in the Bloomberg Businessweek business school ranking. At 14.1%, Southern Methodist University’s Cox school had the next highest, followed by North Carolina Kenan-Flager, at 10.6%.

school number of hires percentage of hires median salary (U.S. dollars) median salary (local currency)
Stanford 6 2.7% $150,000 Not applicable
Columbia 8 1.6% $135,000 Not applicable
Harvard 9 1.6% $135,000 Not applicable
Chicago (Booth) 9 2.0% $127,500 Not applicable
IE 4 1.6% $125,233 €105,000
Emory (Goizueta) 4 3.0% $125,000 Not applicable
USC (Marshall) 6 3.9% $125,000 Not applicable
UCLA (Anderson) 14 6.0% $122,500 Not applicable
Pennsylvania (Wharton) 17 2.7% $120,000 Not applicable
North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler) 23 10.6% $108,750 Not applicable
Georgetown (McDonough) 6 3.1% $107,000 Not applicable
Texas at Austin (McCombs) 8 3.7% $105,000 Not applicable
UC at Berkeley (Haas) 5 2.4% $100,000 Not applicable
Hult 3 3.1% $95,000 Not applicable
Boston College (Carroll) 3 6.8% $90,000 Not applicable
Miami (Herbert) 5 20.0% $82,500 Not applicable
INSEAD 7 1.3% $81,700 Not applicable
Southern Methodist (Cox) 9 14.1% $81,500 Not applicable
Babson (Olin) 3 3.3% $80,000 Not applicable
CEIBS 7 5.5% $78,472 CN¥520,000
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics 3 4.5% $45,272 CN¥300,000
ESIC 4 7.8% $38,279 Not applicable
Indian School of Business 15 1.8% $33,910 ₹2,500,000
Dartmouth (Tuck) 3 1.3% Not available Not applicable
IESE Business School 3 1.4% Not available Not applicable
London Business School 3 0.9% Not available Not available
SUNY at Buffalo 3 5.6% Not available Not applicable
Vanderbilt (Owen) 5 3.5% Not available Not applicable