Best Business Schools Hiring:
Retail Industry

The retail industry accounted for 2.1% of all hires, seventh highest of the industries included in this year's ranking. Northwestern’s Kellogg school MBA graduates earned a median salary of $150,000 in retail, the highest of all participating schools. At $144,000, IMD had the second highest, followed by Wharton at $140,000. The school that sent the biggest share of graduates into retail jobs was Syracuse University’s Whitman, with 23.1% of MBA graduates taking retail jobs; the school’s retail management program exposes its graduates to recruiting opportunities with major US and global companies.

school number of hires percentage of hires median salary (US dollars) median salary (local currency)
Northwestern (Kellogg) 7 1.9% $150,000 Not applicable
IMD 3 5.0% $144,000 Not applicable
Pennsylvania (Wharton) 13 2.3% $140,000 Not applicable
Harvard 6 1.1% $135,000 Not applicable
Texas-Dallas (Jindal) 5 13.2% $130,000 Not applicable
Virginia (Darden) 5 1.7% $130,000 Not applicable
Yale 24 10.0% $130,000 Not applicable
Michigan (Ross) 6 1.8% $127,838 Not applicable
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 6 3.4% $125,000 Not applicable
Indiana (Kelley) 10 9.1% $125,000 Not applicable
Dartmouth (Tuck) 6 2.4% $122,500 Not applicable
NYU (Stern) 7 2.4% $120,000 Not applicable
Texas at Austin (McCombs) 7 3.3% $120,000 Not applicable
Washington (Foster) 4 3.9% $120,000 Not applicable
Duke (Fuqua) 9 2.8% $115,000 Not applicable
Georgia Tech (Scheller) 5 7.8% $115,000 Not applicable
USC (Marshall) 7 4.3% $115,000 Not applicable
SDA Bocconi 8 11.3% $111,928 €93,844
INSEAD 6 1.2% $111,000 Not applicable
Florida (Warrington) 7 15.6% $110,000 Not applicable
Ohio State (Fisher) 4 6.8% $110,000 Not applicable
EDHEC 4 6.9% $108,229 Not applicable
ESMT Berlin 4 22.2% $103,765 €87,000
IESE Business School 8 3.1% $97,482 Not applicable
Hult 8 8.0% $90,100 Not applicable
ESADE 6 5.2% $81,104 €68,000
Queen's (Smith) 4 4.7% $79,507 CA$102,000
Syracuse (Whitman) 3 23.1% $75,000 Not applicable
EAE 3 5.6% $73,470 €61,600
CEIBS 3 2.4% $63,079 CN¥418,000
Chicago (Booth) 3 0.7% Not available Not applicable
IE 4 2.3% Not available Not available
Kentucky (Gatton) 3 6.4% Not available Not applicable
MIT (Sloan) 3 1.1% Not available Not applicable
National University of Singapore 3 4.5% Not available Not applicable