- Some programs are waiving requirements for standardized test scores for people who were recently laid off. Others are tossing application fees.
Yet the economic downturn isn’t
It depends on how you use it
Per data collected by Bloomberg, in 2022, the median salary gain between students’ pre-MBA jobs and their first job after graduation was
MBA graduates who went into consulting and technology, ~50% of grads, fared the best in terms of scoring median salaries that have outpaced inflation. Of course, the tech sector isn’t exactly thriving right now.
And it’s important to note — despite being “masters” of business, MBAs aren’t immune from inflation.
Between 2018 and 2022, around half of new MBA grads entered fields where the median growth in compensation did not keep pace with inflation.
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