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MBA Salary Increase: What do MBA Graduates Earn? [Infographic]

Are you interested in continuing your education and advancing your career? Do you wonder if the time commitment and effort in earning your degree is worth it in the long run?

Our Lady of the Lake University’s infographic showcases the potential annual earnings for MBA graduates. Find out how much you can make after graduating with a MBA degree based on years of experience and industries, such as:

  • Finance/Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Manufacturing
  • Health care
  • Technology

What do MBA Graduates Earn?

The past three years have been described as a “golden age” for MBA jobseekers. According to the Financial Times, MBA graduates’ salaries in 2016 increased by the largest amount in a decade. If you want to increase your earning potential, you may want to consider an MBA.

MBA Grad Salary by Years of Experience

  • 1–4 Years: $60,624
  • 5–9 Years: $75,003
  • 10–19 Years: $98,857
  • 20+ Years: $118,207

MBA Grad Salary (Base) by Job Level and Industry

IndustryEntry LevelMid LevelSenior Level
Finance/Accounting$60,624$101,687$142,601
Consulting$63,876$103,725$141,715
Manufacturing$65,169$101,891$128,167
Health Care$69,000$103,090$148,862
Technology$72,800$108,977$142,601

Increased Earnings

82% of alumni polled by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAT) agree that an MBA increased their earning power.

Save time and money while you unlock the career-building power of an MBA with Our Lady of the Lake University’s online MBA. No GRE/GMAT entrance exams are required for admission, and you can earn the OLLU MBA in 2 years or less.

References

  1. www.ft.com/content/e718220e-e3e0-11e6-9645-c9357a75844a
  2. https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Degree=Master_of_Business_Administration_(MBA)/Salary
  3. www.gmac.com/market-intelligence-and-research/gmac-surveys/alumni-perspectives-survey.aspx