Harvard Business School Alumni Average Salary

Starting salaries of $110K are the median among Harvard Business School grads. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Harvard Business School Median Salary by Job


Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
43 profiles

Executive Director
12 profiles

Chief Operating Officer (COO)
10 profiles

United States (change)

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
8 profiles

8 profiles

Product Manager, Software
8 profiles

Business Development Director
7 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 394
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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 about $178K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Graduates holding a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General Business fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $70K.


For Harvard Business School grads, proficiency in Business Strategy warrants a paycheck that is 2 percent more than other alumni salaries. Just under one in three grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all alums report contributing to a 401(k). Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; almost all graduates are rewarded with health insurance and a large number of alumni report dental coverage, too. Harvard Business School alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, life insurance, stock purchase plan, stock options, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Harvard Business School


40 %
60 %
$83,524 - $127,880

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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