Harvard Business School Alumni Average Salary

Following graduation, Harvard Business School students earn an average of $118K. This report is based on the answers of Harvard Business School graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Harvard Business School Alumni

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Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General & Strategic Management from Harvard Business School can rake in a whopping average around $178K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average approximately $119K per year.


For Harvard Business School grads, proficiency in Business Strategy warrants a paycheck that is 9 percent more than other alumni salaries. Project Management is a popular skill among Harvard Business School alumni, with just under a third of grads reporting using it on the job.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of alums can rely on paid vacation days, but just one-third of alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. Almost all former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health coverage is awarded to almost all respondents, and dental insurance is issued to most alums as well. Harvard Business School alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, life insurance, stock purchase plan, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Harvard Business School


30 %
70 %
$85,000 - $126,691

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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