Harvard Business School Alumni Average Salary

The average salary for a grad from Harvard Business School is approximately $120K. The data in this summary come from Harvard Business School alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Harvard Business School Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
52 salaries
Executive Director
49 salaries
Software Engineer
32 salaries
32 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
25 salaries
Data Scientist
24 salaries
Management Consultant
23 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,283

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The most popular field is the internet publishing industry.


After graduation, men go on to earn an average of $108K per year compared to women, who earn around $134K.


Mountain View, Calif. is also a common destination for Harvard Business School grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $136K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Harvard Business School alumni is Washington, DC, which offers a median salary of $118K.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General & Strategic Management from Harvard Business School can rake in a whopping average $178K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the lowest of the pack, earning about $119K.


Project Management is a popular skill among Harvard Business School alumni, with over a third of grads reporting using it on the job. Harvard Business School grads who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 8 percent more than other alumni (approximately $130K on average).

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, the larger part of alumni are compensated for vacation days, but only two-fifths of alumni can take paid time off due to illness. Health benefits extend to the vast majority of graduates, and most alums also receive dental coverage. Nearly all former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Harvard Business School alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, life insurance, stock purchase plan, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Harvard Business School


36 %
64 %
$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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