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International MBA (IMBA) Employment Trends

Our talented International MBA (IMBA) graduates accept offers from a variety of organizations around the world—below you will find salary data, as reported by recent graduating classes.

Employment Summary - IMBA Class of 2013

Note: Final data as of September 2013

Summary of Salary Data

Base Salary
Mean Median High Low
U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents $81,705 $85,000 $115,000 $40,000
Foreign Nationals $74,277 $71,000 $90,000 $40,000
Total Reporting $79,991 $85,000 $124,300 $40,000
By Job Function
(U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents)


Consulting $90,850 $89,400 $112,000 $70,000
Finance/Accounting $83,213 $82,500 $124,300 $58,000
General Management $85,500 $75,000 $110,000 $57,500
Human Resources N/A N/A N/A N/A
Information Technology N/A N/A N/A N/A
Marketing/Sales $71,333 $70,000 $96,000 $40,000
Supply Chain/Operations $74,764 $80,000 $115,000 $40,000
Other $92,333 $85,000 $115,000 $77,000
Total $79,991 $85,000 $124,300 $40,000
Signing Bonus
Some hiring organizations offer a signing bonus as part of the salary package; approximately 48% of graduating students in the class of 2013 received a signing bonus.

Mean Median High Low
U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents $10,610 $9,800 $35,000 $3,000
Foreign Nationals $6,442 $5,000 $13,269 $2,500
Total Reporting $9,943 $8,000 $35,000 $2,500

Employment Summary - IMBA Class of 2012

Note: Final data as of September 2012

Summary of Salary Data

Base Salary
Mean Median High Low
U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents $76,637 $75,000 $120,000 $35,000
Foreign Nationals $76,250 $75,000 $90,000 $55,000
Total Reporting $76,572 $75,000 $120,000 $35,000
By Job Function
(U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents)


Consulting $69,771 $68,000 $90,000 $51,400
Finance/Accounting $77,900 $75,000 $106,000 $55,000
General Management $84,156 $80,000 $110,000 $62,467
Human Resources N/A N/A N/A N/A
Information Technology N/A N/A N/A N/A
Marketing/Sales $78,214 $70,000 $104,000 $58,000
Supply Chain/Operations $80,194 $79,000 $120,000 $55,000
Other $64,500 $69,000 $85,000 $35,000
Total $76,572 $75,000 $120,000 $35,000
Signing Bonus
Some hiring organizations offer a signing bonus as part of the salary package; approximately 38% of graduating students in the class of 2012 received a signing bonus.

Mean Median High Low
U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents $11,765 $10,000 $20,000 $5,000
Foreign Nationals $10,500 $7,500 $30,000 $3,000
Total Reporting $11,477 $9,500 $30,000 $3,000

Employment Summary - IMBA Class of 2011

Note: Final data as of January 1, 2012

Summary of Salary Data

Base Salary
    Mean   Median  High  Low
 U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents    $74,702  $75,000  $124,000 $45,000 
 Foreign Nationals    $83,171 $89,500 $110,000  $50,000 
 Total Reporting    $75,963 $75,000  $124,000  $45,000 
 By Job Function
(U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents)
 

   
 Consulting    $69,333 $75,000  $85,000  $48,000 
 Finance/Accounting    $80,967 $83,004  $122,000  $45,000 
 General Management    $76,352 $75,000  $110,000  $60,000 
 Human Resources    N/A N/A  N/A  N/A 
 Information Technology    N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A 
 Marketing/Sales    $80,055 $81,000  $124,000  $48,600 
 Supply Chain/Operations    $71,423 $73,000  $90,000  $50,000 
 Other    $70,000 $65,000  $85,000  $60,000 
 Total    $75,963 $75,000  $124,000  $45,000 
Signing Bonus
Some hiring organizations offer a signing bonus as part of the salary package; approximately 38% of graduating students in the class of 2011 received a signing bonus.

      Mean    Median      High    Low 
U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents    $10,750   $10,000  $18,000  $1,500 
Foreign Nationals    $14,750   $9,500  $35,000  $5,000 
Total Reporting    $11,639  $10,000 $35,000  $1,500 

Employment Summary - IMBA Class of 2010

Note: Final data as of October 1, 2010

Summary of Salary Data

Base Salary

    Mean  Median High Low
 U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents
  $74,154 $71,000
 $120,000 $43,000
 Foreign Nationals
  $58,358
 $52,400  $64,800 $40,000
 Total Reporting
  $72,400
 $70,000 $120,000 $40,000
 By Job Function (U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents)
         
Consulting
  $63,390 $64,800 $72,000 $50,149
Finance/Accounting   $74,667 $75,000 $105,000 $43,000
General Management
  $58,125 $60,250 $66,000 $46,000
Human Resources
   Not Available
 Not Available
 Not Available
 Not Available
Management Information Systems
  Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Marketing/Sales   $78,650 $73,000 $120,000 $58,500
Supply Chain/Operations
  $82,143 $80,000 $115,000 $50,000

Signing Bonus
Some hiring organizations offer a signing bonus as part of the salary package; approximately 8% of graduating students in the class of 2010 received a signing bonus.

 

    Mean Median
U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents   $9,857 $5,000
Foreign Nationals   Not Available
Not Available
Total Reporting   $9,857 $5,000

 


IMBA Class of 2009

Note: Final data as of October 7, 2009

Summary of Salary Data

Base Salary

    Mean  Median High Low
 U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents
   $70,777  $70,000  $115,000  $40,000
 Foreign Nationals
   $60,233  $57,200  $80,000  $50,000
 Total Reporting
   $69,068  $65,000  $115,000  $40,000
 By Job Function (U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents)
         
Consulting
   $66,926  $70,000  $80,870  $50,000
Finance/Accounting    $69,338  $75,000  $92,500  $40,000
General Management
   $62,400  $55,000 $100,000  $50,000
Human Resources
   Not Available
 Not Available
 Not Available
 Not Available
Management Information Systems
   $115,000  $115,000  $115,000  $115,000
Marketing   $ 69,237  $65,000  $95,000  $44,186
Supply Chain/Operations
  $81,550  $90,000 $101,760  $49,990

 

Signing Bonus

Approximately 35% of graduating students in the class of 2009 received a signing bonus.

    Mean  Median
 U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents
   $11,590  $10,000
 Foreign Nationals
   Not Available  Not Available
 Total Reporting
   $10,653  $9,000


IMBA Class of 2008

Note: Final data as of October 27, 2008

 

Summary of Salary Data

Base Salary

    Mean Median High Low
U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents   $76,264 $77,000 $108,000 $40,000
Foreign Nationals   $100,714 $94,000 $176,000 $70,000
Total Reporting   $79,376 $77,500 $176,000 $40,000
 By Job Function (U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents)
         
Consulting   $68,250
$67,500
 $88,000  $50,000
Finance/Accounting   $82,238
 $83,000  $104,000  $57,000
General Management
  $87,500
$92,500
$95,000
$75,000
Human Resources
   $66,000  $66,000 $66,000
$66,000
Management Information Systems
  $70,000
 $70,000  $70,000  $70,000
Marketing/Sales   $69,300
 $71,000  $96,000 $40,000
Other    $86,750  $93,750  $115,000  $43,000
Supply Chain/Operations
$73,714
 $74,000  $101,000 $50,000

Signing Bonus

Approximately 62% of graduating students in the class of 2008 received a signing bonus.

    Mean Median
U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents   $12,092 $10,000
Foreign Nationals   $9,000 $10,000
Total Reporting   $11,819 $10,000