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Ross MBA Salary Job Function & Industry (2017)

The largest industry placement was in Consulting (32.2%) and Technology (20.4%). Financial Services was the third choice but earned the 2nd highest median base salary ($125,000) behind consulting ($144,000).
 
Ross MBA Salary by Industry

The total median salary for Technology was an impressive ($148,000) but substantially less than the two top paying industries – Consulting ($171,000) and Finance ($172,500).

On job function, Consulting attracted the most (36.10%) candidates for Ross MBA. Finance was the 2nd choice and Marketing/Sales the third, each attracting a fifth of the class. On compensation, Consulting led the base salary ($140,000) and total median salary ($165,000) despite Finance  attracting a median signing bonus of $40,000.

Ross MBA Salary by Function

Overall, the total median salary by job function is one of the highest among top 10 MBA programs, ranging from $135,500 to $165,000. 

Reference:
Ross MBA Employment Report

Ross MBA Salary% Median Base Salary Median Signing Bonus Total Salary (Median)
By Industry100%$120,000$25,000$145,000
Consulting 32.20%$144,000 $25,000$171,000
Consumer Packaged Goods 9.80%$106,000 $25,000$131,000
Education/Government/Non-Profit 1.50%$95,000 $15,000$110,000
Energy 4.10%$110,000 $25,000$135,000
Financial Services 13.60%$125,000 $47,500$172,500
Healthcare 6.80%$115,000 $20,000 $135,000
Manufacturing 5.60%$115,000 $20,000 $135,000
Technology 20.40% $117,000 $31,000$148,000
Transportation 1.20%$105,100 $19,000 $124,000
Other4.80%$105,000 $15,000$120,000
Ross MBA Salary% Median Base Salary Median Signing Bonus Total Salary (Median)
By Function100%$120,000$25,000$145,000
Consulting 36.10%$140,000 $25,000$165,000
Finance 21.60%$110,425 $40,000$150,425
General Management 6.50%$120,000 $20,000 $140,000
Human Resources 2.40%$100,000 $20,000$120,000
IT 1.50%$117,000 $25,000$142,000
Marketing/Sales 18.30%$106,000 $25,000$131,000
Operations/Supply Chain Management 4.70%$120,000 $25,500$145,500
Strategic Planning 3.00%$115,500 $20,000$135,500
Other* 5.90%$109,000 $20,000$139,000