Which MBA Route Pays Off Best? [infographic]

How do you get the most bang for your MBA buck? It can depend on how you focus your studies. PayScale's latest infographic compares the stats for graduates of four common MBA routes: finance, marketing, technology management and human resources.

What did we discover? Here are some highlights.

- Finance MBAs earn the biggest salaries, both starting and mid-career pay. Not surprisingly, finance is one of the most popular MBA routes.

- Technology management MBA holders report the lowest stress and highest level of satisfaction on the job.

- Of the four paths reviewed, an MBA in human resources gives the least positive financial gains post-graduation.

See the full infographic.

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