MBA gender pay gap: Women earn $14,000 less
Women with MBAs are at a salary disadvantage in their post-business school careers. According to self-reported data from MBAs graduating from top U.S. business schools, women earn an average total compensation package of $14,000 less than men in their first year of work. On average, men make $180,000 in total compensation in their first jobs after graduating with an MBA. Women, on average, make $166,000.
The data has been compiled by Transparent Career, an online MBA job reporting platform founded by an MBA team from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.In the dataset more than 2,300 recently graduated MBAs were included. The data backs up what many previous reports have already found: employers pay men more than they pay women. But perhaps most disturbing is the timing. It’s happening right after graduation. Continue reading