Best Business Schools Hiring:
Technology Industry

"Tech has been a huge sector for us over the past ten years, made up of Googles and Amazons and also startups," says Kristen Fitzpatrick, managing director of the office of alumni and MBA Career and Professional Development at Harvard Business School (103 of whose grads took jobs in the industry). Across the board, tech has been increasingly in-demand with MBA grads, accounting for 22.7% of all MBA hires, the second highest of any industry. Harvard and Stanford tech grads took home the highest median salaries, at $150,000. Globally, 220 graduates of the Indian School of Business went into tech jobs, the most of any school on this year's Best B-Schools ranking.

school number of hires percentage of hires median salary (US dollars) median salary (local currency)
Harvard 103 19.1% $150,000 Not applicable
Stanford 64 28.4% $150,000 Not applicable
UC at Berkeley (Haas) 72 34.1% $144,000 Not applicable
Pennsylvania (Wharton) 105 18.6% $141,000 Not applicable
MIT (Sloan) 69 25.0% $140,000 Not applicable
Yale 24 10.0% $140,000 Not applicable
SDA Bocconi 21 29.6% $137,972 €115,680
Washington (Foster) 47 45.6% $134,500 Not applicable
Northwestern (Kellogg) 96 26.1% $134,250 Not applicable
Chicago (Booth) 105 22.9% $133,000 Not applicable
St. Gallen 3 9.1% $131,825 CHF 120,000
UCLA (Anderson) 94 33.6% $130,500 Not applicable
Arizona State (Carey) 16 29.1% $130,000 Not applicable
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 49 28.0% $130,000 Not applicable
Columbia 66 14.2% $130,000 Not applicable
Cornell (Johnson) 41 16.7% $130,000 Not applicable
Dartmouth (Tuck) 37 15.1% $130,000 Not applicable
Duke (Fuqua) 87 26.7% $130,000 Not applicable
Emory (Goizueta) 22 20.2% $130,000 Not applicable
Georgetown (McDonough) 34 16.7% $130,000 Not applicable
Georgia Tech (Scheller) 13 20.3% $130,000 Not applicable
Indiana (Kelley) 25 22.7% $130,000 Not applicable
Michigan (Ross) 85 24.9% $130,000 Not applicable
NYU (Stern) 57 19.2% $130,000 Not applicable
Texas at Austin (McCombs) 72 34.1% $130,000 Not applicable
USC (Marshall) 48 29.4% $130,000 Not applicable
Virginia (Darden) 56 18.9% $130,000 Not applicable
Vanderbilt (Owen) 20 16.1% $128,500 Not applicable
Howard 6 40.0% $127,000 Not applicable
Rice (Jones) 11 14.1% $126,800 Not applicable
North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler) 39 18.8% $126,000 Not applicable
Penn State (Smeal) 9 24.3% $125,000 Not applicable
Wisconsin 12 26.7% $125,000 Not applicable
Rochester (Simon) 33 34.0% $123,750 Not applicable
Notre Dame (Mendoza) 33 36.7% $121,950 Not applicable
Pittsburgh (Katz) 11 27.5% $121,000 Not applicable
American (Kogod) 4 26.7% $120,000 Not applicable
Florida (Warrington) 8 17.8% $120,000 Not applicable
Maryland (Smith) 11 28.2% $120,000 Not applicable
Ohio State (Fisher) 15 25.4% $120,000 Not applicable
South Carolina (Darla Moore) 7 30.4% $120,000 Not applicable
Washington in St. Louis (Olin) 21 25.0% $120,000 Not applicable
IESE Business School 37 14.5% $119,436 Not applicable
IMD 9 15.0% $119,340 Not applicable
Texas Christian (Neeley) 6 22.2% $118,917 Not applicable
William and Mary (Mason) 11 17.2% $118,000 Not applicable
Boston College (Carroll) 5 9.8% $116,000 Not applicable
Brigham Young (Marriott) 30 38.0% $115,379 Not applicable
Texas A&M (Mays) 22 52.4% $115,000 Not applicable
Mannheim 7 18.9% $114,499 €96,000
Fordham (Gabelli) 5 14.7% $113,000 Not applicable
Michigan State (Broad) 21 33.9% $108,080 Not applicable
Imperial College London 15 39.5% $107,752 £80,000
Minnesota (Carlson) 7 13.2% $107,500 Not applicable
London Business School 96 27.4% $106,809 £79,300
Boston University (Questrom) 23 24.7% $106,500 Not applicable
INSEAD 113 21.8% $103,500 Not applicable
Southern Methodist (Cox) 12 16.2% $103,000 Not applicable
Cambridge (Judge) 27 20.9% $102,650 £76,212
Oxford (Saïd) 48 27.0% $99,671 £74,000
Hult 12 12.0% $97,200 Not applicable
EAE 9 16.7% $96,609 €81,000
IE 47 26.9% $96,126 €80,595
SUNY at Buffalo 3 6.0% $96,000 Not applicable
ESADE 37 32.2% $95,416 €80,000
Babson (Olin) 9 20.0% $95,000 Not applicable
Colorado at Boulder (Leeds) 12 23.5% $95,000 Not applicable
Baruch (Zicklin) 7 26.9% $92,500 Not applicable
Texas-Dallas (Jindal) 10 26.3% $92,500 Not applicable
Utah (Eccles) 12 37.5% $90,000 Not applicable
ESIC 11 23.9% $88,899 €74,536
EDHEC 15 25.9% $88,858 Not applicable
North Carolina State (Jenkins) 8 26.7% $88,000 Not applicable
Manchester 16 28.6% $87,548 £65,000
Pepperdine (Graziadio) 9 28.1% $86,000 Not applicable
Miami 4 14.8% $85,000 Not applicable
Willamette (Atkinson) 9 50.0% $85,000 Not applicable
National University of Singapore 9 13.6% $84,802 Not applicable
Hong Kong (HKUST) 6 11.5% $83,804 HK$650,000
ESMT Berlin 8 44.4% $83,489 €70,000
Rutgers 6 17.1% $81,500 Not applicable
Western (Ivey) 20 14.8% $80,567 CA$103,360
Houston (Bauer) 4 25.0% $78,000 Not applicable
McGill (Desautels) 13 21.7% $68,382 CA$87,727
HEC Montreal 4 10.8% $66,256 CA$85,000
Syracuse (Whitman) 3 23.1% $65,000 Not applicable
Baylor (Hankamer) 7 20.6% $60,000 Not applicable
Bentley 5 23.8% $60,000 Not applicable
Kentucky (Gatton) 5 10.6% $59,125 Not applicable
Mississippi 4 8.9% $57,463 Not applicable
Queen's (Smith) 12 14.1% $56,513 CA$72,500
CEIBS 38 30.2% $55,836 CN¥370,000
Charleston 6 18.2% $55,000 Not applicable
Florida International (Chapman) 3 37.5% $55,000 Not applicable
EADA 4 19.0% $53,500 Not applicable
Toronto Metropolitan University (Rogers) 3 11.5% $46,769 CA$60,000
Concordia (Molson) 4 14.8% $42,872 CA$55,000
Indian School of Business 220 33.3% $35,887 ₹2,645,750
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore 23 42.6% $24,327 ₹1,793,500
George Washington 7 21.2% Not available Not applicable
Politecnico di Milano 4 10.3% Not available Not available
Rochester Institute of Technology (Saunders) 10 24.4% Not available Not applicable
Shanghai University MBA Centre 4 17.4% Not available Not available
Tennessee (Haslam) 3 9.1% Not available Not applicable
UC at Davis 6 27.3% Not available Not applicable