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Popular Jobs of Harvard University Grads

Whether you're graduating from Harvard University or thinking about starting school there, this list of the most popular jobs held by Harvard grads, as reported by PayScale, may be of interest. See which careers Harvard alumni are pursuing along with average US salaries for each job.


Methodology
Jobs ranked by popularity among graduates. Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees from all colleges. See full methodology for more.

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Popular Jobs of Harvard University Grads - Full List
Popular Jobs for Harvard GradsMedian Salary All U.S.
Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization$62,100
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer$91,800
Management Consultant$124,000
Consultant, Business Process / Management$104,000
Investment Banker$166,000
Investment Banking Analyst$95,400
Financial Analyst$54,100
Paralegal / Legal Assistant$45,300
High School Teacher$47,900
Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst$74,900
Consultant, Market Research$80,300
Project Manager, IT$94,700
Information Technology (IT) Director$109,000
Research Associate, Biotechnology$57,600
Business Development Manager$96,600
Securities Trader$126,000
Product Manager, e-Commerce$95,200
Vice President (VP) of Product Development$165,000
Program Officer, Foundation$64,400
Research Analyst, Financial$85,500
Methodology
All data is limited to those with a Bachelor's degree and no higher degrees who work full-time in the United States. Jobs are listed in order of relative popularity amongst graduates from the given school. Median salary for each job title is for individuals who graduated from any college and who have a typical amount of experience for that job. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable. Salary does not include equity (stock) compensation. This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data, and may not represent all individuals who have graduated from this school, or who have these job titles. See full methodology for more.