Best Business Schools Hiring:
Real Estate Industry

The real estate industry accounted for 1.9% of all hires, eighth highest of any industry, among MBA graduates taking their first jobs after graduation. Columbia sent 22 graduates into real estate, the most of any school. While a New York City-based school is certain to attract students keenly interested in the industry, Columbia's Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate is another draw for many who are looking to establish or continue a career in the field. Beyond the classroom and coursework, the Milstein Center offers more than 50 programs and activities; according to the school, it has one of the most engaged alumni networks. As for salaries, Harvard grads took home the highest median pay, at $150,000, followed by those from Stanford, at $147,500.

school number of hires percentage of hires median salary (US dollars) median salary (local currency)
Harvard 9 1.7% $150,000 Not applicable
Stanford 5 2.2% $147,500 Not applicable
Columbia 22 4.7% $142,500 Not applicable
Pennsylvania (Wharton) 12 2.1% $130,000 Not applicable
Chicago (Booth) 7 1.5% $125,000 Not applicable
Virginia (Darden) 6 2.0% $125,000 Not applicable
Georgetown (McDonough) 11 5.4% $120,000 Not applicable
UCLA (Anderson) 10 3.6% $120,000 Not applicable
UC at Berkeley (Haas) 4 1.9% $115,000 Not applicable
North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler) 14 6.7% $110,000 Not applicable
Cornell (Johnson) 3 1.2% $102,000 Not applicable
NYU (Stern) 5 1.7% $99,000 Not applicable
Southern Methodist (Cox) 11 14.9% $95,000 Not applicable
Texas at Austin (McCombs) 6 2.8% $95,000 Not applicable
Wisconsin 3 6.7% $90,000 Not applicable
Colorado at Boulder (Leeds) 8 15.7% $86,000 Not applicable
Hult 3 3.0% $76,100 Not applicable
IE 11 6.3% $73,321 €61,475
Pepperdine (Graziadio) 3 9.4% $65,000 Not applicable
Mississippi 5 11.1% $61,108 Not applicable
Charleston 5 15.2% $60,000 Not applicable
Indian School of Business 5 0.8% $33,910 ₹2,500,000
Michigan (Ross) 3 0.9% Not available Not applicable
Northwestern (Kellogg) 3 0.8% Not available Not applicable
SUNY at Buffalo 3 6.0% Not available Not applicable
Vanderbilt (Owen) 4 3.2% Not available Not applicable