Best Business Schools Hiring:
Technology Industry

Technology accounted for 21.2% of all hires, second highest of any industry, among MBA graduates in their first jobs after business school among the 119 schools around the world that participated in the 2021-22 Best B-Schools ranking of full-time MBA programs. EDHEC MBA graduates earned a median salary of $162,162 in technology, highest of all schools that participated in the business school ranking. Graduates of five schools earned a median salary of $140,000, second highest, including University of Chicago’s Booth school, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton, Stanford, and UC at Berkeley’s Haas. MIT’s Sloan school graduates had a median salary of $139,500, the seventh-highest level. INSEAD sent 135 graduates into technology, the most of any school. Second was Harvard, at 103, followed by London Business School, at 100. Texas A&M’s Mays and University of Utah’s Eccles sent 50% of their MBA graduates into technology, highest among all schools in the Bloomberg Businessweek business school ranking. At 47.8%, University of Washington’s Foster school had the next highest.

school number of hires percentage of hires median salary (U.S. dollars) median salary (local currency)
EDHEC 12 25.0% $162,162 Not applicable
Chicago (Booth) 74 16.3% $140,000 Not applicable
Harvard 103 18.7% $140,000 Not applicable
Pennsylvania (Wharton) 94 15.1% $140,000 Not applicable
Stanford 64 28.3% $140,000 Not applicable
UC at Berkeley (Haas) 67 32.4% $140,000 Not applicable
MIT (Sloan) 68 23.8% $139,500 Not applicable
Columbia 95 18.5% $137,000 Not applicable
St. Gallen 3 15.0% $135,670 CHF 123,500
Northwestern (Kellogg) 89 23.9% $135,000 Not applicable
SDA Bocconi 21 28.8% $133,785 €112,170
Hult 13 13.5% $133,300 Not applicable
Yale 30 12.7% $131,000 Not applicable
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 60 31.4% $130,000 Not applicable
Cornell (Johnson) 38 16.2% $130,000 Not applicable
Dartmouth (Tuck) 36 15.1% $130,000 Not applicable
Duke (Fuqua) 91 27.0% $130,000 Not applicable
Georgetown (McDonough) 32 16.6% $130,000 Not applicable
Michigan (Ross) 78 24.5% $130,000 Not applicable
NYU (Stern) 48 16.9% $130,000 Not applicable
North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler) 40 18.4% $130,000 Not applicable
Ohio State (Fisher) 15 21.7% $130,000 Not applicable
UCLA (Anderson) 75 31.9% $130,000 Not applicable
USC (Marshall) 41 27.0% $130,000 Not applicable
Virginia (Darden) 59 20.5% $130,000 Not applicable
Washington (Foster) 54 47.8% $130,000 Not applicable
Rice (Jones) 19 20.0% $128,000 Not applicable
Minnesota (Carlson) 8 10.0% $127,000 Not applicable
Georgia (Terry) 9 31.0% $126,500 Not applicable
Penn State (Smeal) 13 29.5% $126,000 Not applicable
Babson (Olin) 19 21.1% $125,000 Not applicable
North Carolina State (Jenkins) 10 35.7% $125,000 Not applicable
Rochester (Simon) 17 22.1% $125,000 Not applicable
Arizona State (Carey) 17 25.8% $122,500 Not applicable
Vanderbilt (Owen) 29 20.4% $122,000 Not applicable
Notre Dame (Mendoza) 17 20.7% $121,500 Not applicable
Texas at Austin (McCombs) 68 31.8% $121,500 Not applicable
Emory (Goizueta) 22 16.4% $120,000 Not applicable
UC at Irvine (Merage) 8 28.6% $120,000 Not applicable
Wisconsin 9 16.7% $120,000 Not applicable
Indiana (Kelley) 29 21.0% $119,500 Not applicable
Fordham (Gabelli) 6 17.6% $119,000 Not applicable
Georgia Tech (Scheller) 21 31.8% $115,000 Not applicable
Brigham Young (Marriott) 34 31.5% $114,000 Not applicable
Southern Methodist (Cox) 11 17.2% $113,000 Not applicable
UC at Davis 8 33.3% $112,000 Not applicable
Cranfield 4 20.0% $111,793 £83,000
UC at San Diego (Rady) 6 33.3% $111,730 Not applicable
Texas A&M (Mays) 22 50.0% $111,250 Not applicable
Maryland (Smith) 11 27.5% $110,000 Not applicable
Mannheim 15 40.5% $109,728 €92,000
Michigan State (Broad) 20 37.7% $108,000 Not applicable
London Business School 100 29.9% $107,752 £80,000
Manchester 7 14.0% $107,752 £80,000
Boston University (Questrom) 17 17.5% $107,000 Not applicable
IESE Business School 38 17.7% $106,889 Not applicable
IE 59 23.0% $106,150 €89,000
Florida (Hough) 13 22.4% $106,000 Not applicable
Texas-Dallas (Jindal) 10 37.0% $105,000 Not applicable
Boston College (Carroll) 10 22.7% $103,335 Not applicable
IMD 9 13.6% $102,850 Not applicable
San Diego 8 36.4% $102,599 Not applicable
Miami (Herbert) 6 24.0% $102,000 Not applicable
HEC Paris 41 23.6% $100,772 Not applicable
Oxford (Saïd) 44 23.8% $100,754 £74,804
Howard 5 31.3% $100,000 Not applicable
Pepperdine (Graziadio) 6 23.1% $100,000 Not applicable
Texas Christian (Neeley) 7 30.4% $100,000 Not applicable
Pittsburgh (Katz) 6 15.4% $98,000 Not applicable
Utah (Eccles) 17 50.0% $97,500 Not applicable
INSEAD 135 24.6% $95,800 Not applicable
Erasmus (Rotterdam) 9 12.3% $95,680 Not applicable
William and Mary (Mason) 4 9.1% $95,513 Not applicable
Northeastern (D'Amore-McKim) 5 8.6% $95,000 Not applicable
Cambridge (Judge) 26 24.3% $94,283 £70,000
Imperial College London 9 22.5% $94,283 £70,000
Copenhagen Business School 5 21.7% $93,257 DKK 582,000
ESADE 28 26.2% $90,788 €76,120
George Washington 3 9.1% $90,000 Not applicable
Tennessee (Haslam) 5 19.2% $90,000 Not applicable
EADA 4 11.4% $85,000 Not applicable
Willamette (Atkinson) 8 20.5% $83,000 Not applicable
CEIBS 27 21.3% $82,999 CN¥550,000
Purdue (Krannert) 8 22.9% $78,500 Not applicable
Hong Kong (HKUST) 12 27.3% $77,357 HK$600,000
Bentley 4 23.5% $75,500 Not applicable
American (Kogod) 3 20.0% $75,000 Not applicable
ESIC 10 19.6% $72,917 Not applicable
National University of Singapore 23 31.5% $72,636 Not applicable
Queen's (Smith) 6 11.8% $72,297 CA$92,750
Kentucky (Gatton) 3 10.3% $72,000 Not applicable
Colorado at Boulder (Leeds) 15 32.6% $70,000 Not applicable
SUNY at Buffalo 4 7.4% $70,000 Not applicable
Baylor (Hankamer) 5 17.9% $66,000 Not applicable
Oklahoma (Price) 4 16.7% $65,000 Not applicable
Politecnico di Milano 8 20.5% $64,406 €54,000
Concordia (Molson) 10 38.5% $58,461 CA$75,000
EAE 3 1.6% $57,041 €47,825
HEC Montreal 10 22.2% $56,318 CA$72,250
Ryerson (Rogers) 5 31.3% $55,343 CA$71,000
Mississippi 4 11.4% $46,338 Not applicable
Rochester Institute of Technology (Saunders) 4 11.1% $45,840 Not applicable
Indian School of Business 57 6.8% $33,910 ₹2,500,000
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore 28 38.4% $33,611 ₹2,478,000
Shanghai University MBA Centre 4 18.2% $30,181 CN¥200,000
ESMT Berlin 5 22.7% Not available Not available
Houston (Bauer) 5 33.3% Not available Not applicable
McGill (Desautels) 5 14.7% Not available Not available