Employment & Salary Statistics

Every year the KU School of Business collects the employment data from students graduating from the undergraduate and graduate programs.  This data is used to compute the median and mean salaries for each major so that students and employers can be better informed of the value of a KU degree. 

Annual Report

Business Career Services participates in a nationwide survey of undergraduate salaries administered by the National Association of Colleges and Employers in order to provide a comparison for students nationally. View an in-depth view of undergraduate major reported salaries 

Internship compensation information can be found here: https://business.ku.edu/internships 

Data reported by graduates from the KU School of Business:

Major

2018-19 Mean Salary

2018-19 Median Salary

Accounting

$50,800

$53,000

Business Analytics $59,425 $60,000

Business Administration/Management & Leadership

$51,719

$45,000

Finance

$56,500

$52,000

Information Systems

$51,125

$52,500

Marketing

$50,024

$48,000

Supply Chain Management

$51,950

$52,500

Master of Accounting  $53,766 $52,000

National Statistics

Discipline

2018 Mean Salary (national)*

Accounting

$51,783

Management Sciences/Qualitative Methods $57,732

Finance

$55,138

Marketing/Marketing Mgmt. (incl. mktg. research)

$45,539

Business Administration/Management

$52,149

Information Systems $60,156

Logistics/Material Management

$56,000**

*Reprinted from the Summer 2019 Salary Survey, with the permission of the National Association of Colleges and Employers, copyright holder.

**Projected 2019 national salary average, as reported by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. 


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