MBA Pay: Consumer Products

MBAs don’t go into consumer products for the money. For them, the field fuses their love of psychology with their compulsion to create. Like many fields, Stanford GSB grads collected the highest paychecks starting out. Here, GSB MBAs average $165,000 – though the number is skewed by just four graduates (1.5% of the class) choosing Consumer Products. In contrast, 16 IE Business School grads started in Consumer Products – and made $153,280 (good for 3rd behind SDA Bocconi, which also placed 4 students in the field). Big picture, Northwestern Kellogg sent the largest number of students – 44 – into Consumer Products, with Florida Warrington placing 22.2% of their graduates into the field.