AT A GLANCE

190+

COMPANIES HIRED ROSS GRADS IN 2017

AT A GLANCE

98%

OF BBA GRADS HAD AN OFFER WITHIN 3 MONTHS OF GRADUATION

AT A GLANCE

$72,500

MEDIAN BASE SALARY

BBA Graduate Acceptances

INDUSTRY % base salary MEDIAN base salary MEAN base salary RANGE SIGNING
BONUS
%
MEDIAN
Consulting 20.8% $75,000 $73,742 $50,000-$95,000 64.2% $5,000
Consumer Packaged Goods 6.7% $62,000 $62,119 $45,000-$70,000 26.9% $5,000
Energy 1.3% $66,000 $66,000 $52,000-$75,000 80.0% $5,500
Financial Services 38.2% $85,000 $79,246 $50,000-$100,000 48.3% $10,000
Healthcare 3.3% $62,500 $61,042 $53,000-$67,000 61.5% $5,000
Manufacturing 3.3% $69,992 $66,918 $58,000-$73,800 53.8% $10,000
Media/Entertainment/Sports 1.8% $52,500 $56,250 $35,000-$85,000 28.6% $7,500
Real Estate 4.6% $62,500 $64,500 $55,000-$85,000 27.8% $5,000
Retail 2.8% $58,500 $58,750 $50,000-$65,000 45.5% $6,000
Technology 9.7% $70,000 $68,423 $34,000-$103,000 36.8% $6,000
Other* 7.5% $57,000 $58,615 $21,000-$85,000 27.6% $5,000


*Other includes Education/Government/Nonprofit - 1.8%

Function % base salary Median base salary Mean Base Salary Range Signing Bonus
%
Median
Signing Bonus
Accounting 3.3% $58,500 $57,500 $53,000-$65,000 50.0% $3,000
Consulting 22.6% $72,250 $72,806 $45,000-$95,000 75.0% $5,000

Internal Consulting

2.3% $66,000 $70,333 $60,000-$85,000 83.3% $5,000

IT/Systems Consulting

4.1% $70,000 $67,115 $45,000-$77,500 61.5% $7,750

Operations/Process Managment

1.3% $70,000 $74,200 $64,000-$95,000 100.0% $5,000

Strategy Consulting

14.9% $75,000 $74,510 $50,000-$85,000 75.0% $5,000
Finance 42.1% $85,000 $77,960 $50,000-$100,000 63.9% $10,000

Asset Management

10.3% $77,500 $74,304 $50,000-$90,000 44.8% $10,000

Corporate Finance

7.2% $63,250 $63,925 $55,000-$80,000 66.7% $5,500

General Finance

1.3% $80,000 $80,000 $65,000-$95,000 25.0% $10,000

Investment Banking

16.9% $85,000 $84,182 $65,000-$100,000 72.7% $10,000

Private Equity/Venture Capital

2.3% $85,000 $80,714 $60,000-$90,000 71.4% $10,000

Sales/Trading

4.1% $85,000 $82,929 $70,000-$85,000 71.4% $10,000
General Management 2.1% $62,500 $62,500 $55,000-$70,000 50.0% $5,000
Human Resources 1.3% $70,000 $65,000 $53,000-$72,000 33.3% $6,500
Marketing/Sales 17.7% $62,000 $62,000 $35,000-$93,500 44.9% $5,000

Buying/Merchandising

1.3% $56,000 $55,500 $50,000-$60,000 75.0% $5,000

General Marketing

6.7% $64,500 $60,583 $35,000-$85,000 38.9% $5,000

Brand/Product Management

3.6% $61,500 $65,292 $57,000-$89,000 41.7% $6,000

Sales

6.2% $65,000 $62,800 $35,000-$93,500 46.7% $5,000
Operations/Supply Chain Management 1.8% $70,000 $70,026 $64,000-$80,000 100.0% $10,000
Other* 9.1% $66,500 $64,050 $21,000-$103,000 50.0% $8,000

*Other includes Strategic Planning – 0.5%, and IT – 0.8%

Region % BASE SALARY Median BASE SALARY Mean BASE SALARY Range Signing Bonus % Median Signing Bonus
Mid-Atlantic 1.0%

Washington DC Metro

0.7%

Other

0.3%
Midwest 36.8% $65,000 $66,671 $21,000-$85,000 62.6% $5,000

Chicago Metro

21.1% $70,000 $69,436 $47,500-$85,000 67.1% $5,000

Detroit Metro

9.1% $65,000 $63,787 $21,000-$80,000 60.0% $5,000

Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro

1.6% $57,000 $63,833 $53,000-$85,000 33.3% $3,500

Other

5.0% $58,000 $59,214 $53,000-$70,000 57.1% $5,000
Northeast 41.5% $85,000 $78,357 $35,000-$95,000 63.3% $10,000

Boston Metro

1.3%

Tri-State Area

38.9% $85,000 $78,774 $35,000-$95,000 64.0% $10,000

Other

1.3% $71,250 $66,375 $38,000-$85,000 25.0% $12,000
South 3.1% $62,000 $61,000 $45,000-$75,000 55.6% $5,000

Atlanta Metro

1.0%

Miami Metro

0.5%

Other

1.6% $55,000 $58,000 $45,000-$70,000 60.0% $5,000
Southwest 2.9% $65,000 $63,500 $50,000-$70,000 70.0% $5,000

Dallas Metro

0.5%

Denver Metro

0.8%

Houston Metro

0.5%

Phoenix Metro

0.3%

Other

0.8%
West 12.0% $70,000 $73,547 $45,000-$103,000 65.6% $7,000

Los Angeles Metro

2.3% $75,000 $75,000 $65,000-$85,000 50.0% $12,500

San Francisco Bay Area

6.8% $70,000 $72,775 $45,000-$95,000 70.0% $7,000

Seattle Metro

1.6% $78,000 $80,000 $60,000-$103,000 40.0% $4,000

Other

1.3% $64,000 $66,000 $64,000-$70,000 100.0% $5,000
International 2.7% $80,000 $73,800 $35,000-$100,000    

Africa

0.3%

Asia

1.8% $84,000 $84,667 $70,000-$100,000    

Europe

0.3%

Australia

0.3%

BBA Intern Acceptances

INDUSTRY % base salary MEDIAN base salary MEAN base salary RANGE
Consulting 11.4% $60,000 $62,583 $26,880-$80,004
Consumer Packaged Goods 8.0% $43,200 $47,390 $27,000-$97,200
Financial Services 54.3% $69,600 $65,136 $12,000-$120,000
Healthcare 3.4% $36,480 $42,982 $33,600-$79,200
Manufacturing 5.2% $39,600 $40,151 $28,800-$46,800
Media/Entertainment/Sports 1.2% $24,900 $25,770 $12,000-$41,280
Real Estate 3.1% $43,200 $51,750 $24,000-$96,000
Retail 2.8% $36,000 $36,333 $21,600-$52,800
Technology 7.1% $48,000 $52,951 $24,000-$110,004
Other 3.5% $37,200 $37,648 $12,000-$60,000
Function % base salary Median base salary Mean Base Salary Range
Accounting 10.9% $54,240 $54,803 $44,160-$69,000

Advisory

2.5% $58,128 $56,823 $44,160-$67,500

Audit

6.2% $54,120 $54,063 $47,040-$60,000

General Accounting

2.2% $47,040 $53,640 $46,080-$69,000
Consulting 11.7% $60,960 $62,539 $21,600-$80,004

IT/Systems Consulting

1.5% $66,480 $66,180 $53,760-$78,000

Strategy Consulting

7.4% $64,800 $63,769 $26,880-$80,004

General Consulting

2.8% $60,000 $57,776 $21,600-$72,000
Finance 50.3% $72,000 $64,387 $12,000-$120,000

Asset Management

7.7% $42,000 $48,408 $12,000-$86,400

Corporate Finance

10.8% $42,000 $46,461 $30,720-$72,000

General Finance

3.1% $60,156 $67,994 $42,240-$96,000

Investment Banking

22.8% $84,000 $76,577 $14,400-$120,000

Private Equity/Venture Capital

1.9% $48,000 $53,400 $24,000-$90,000

Sales & Trading

4.0% $84,000 $83,184 $78,456-$84,996
Marketing/Sales 14.8% $39,600 $42,148 $12,000-$97,200

Brand/Product Management

4.0% $42,240 $43,512 $27,000-$55,800

General Marketing

5.9% $38,520 $42,495 $21,600-$71,400

Sales

4.9% $37,680 $40,650 $12,000-$97,200
Operations/Supply Chain Management 3.7% $47,400 $54,892 $36,000-$110,004
Strategic Planning 1.5% $38,400 $39,552 $12,000-$57,600
Other* 7.1% $41,640 $43,763 $24,000-$96,000

*Other includes IT – 0.6%, Human Resources – 0.6%, and General Management – 0.3%

Region % base salary Median base salry Mean Base Salary Range
Mid-Atlantic 3.7% $41,700 $44,723 $21,600-$74,400

Other

0.6%

Philadelphia Metro

0.3%

Washington DC Metro

2.8% $45,000 $48,484 $24,000-$74,400
Midwest 38.0% $47,040 $50,802 $12,000-$96,000

Chicago Metro

17.9% $60,000 $58,649 $12,000-$96,000

Detroit Metro

12.0% $46,080 $43,572 $12,000-$80,004

Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro

0.9%

Other

7.2% $40,320 $41,438 $12,000-$72,000
Northeast 43.5% $70,002 $65,254 $15,600-$120,000

Tri-State Area

43.2% $70,008 $65,480 $15,600-$120,000

Other

0.3%
South 1.5% $39,360 $41,064 $35,520-$51,000

Atlanta Metro

0.3%

Other

1.2% $40,320 $41,970 $35,520-$51,000
Southwest 1.9% $51,504 $52,070 $36,720-$60,312

Dallas Metro

1.6% $51,504 $50,010 $36,720-$60,312

Other

0.3%
West 11.1% $54,000 $58,537 $14,400-$110,004

Los Angeles Metro

2.2% $54,000 $60,708 $28,200-$84,996

San Francisco Bay Area

5.9% $58,620 $61,727 $14,400-$110,004

Seattle Metro

1.5% $62,400 $61,800 $45,600-$72,000

Other

1.5% $40,320 $40,752 $33,600-$49,200
International 0.3%

Asia

0.3%