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100 Top MBA employers 

Companies where MBA candidates say they'd most like to work

Men
1 McKinsey & Company 24.16
2 Goldman Sachs 16.66
3 Bain & Company 15.86
4 Google 14.87
5 The Boston Consulting Group 13.65
6 Apple Computer 9.96
7 Morgan Stanley 9.44
8 General Electric 8.91
9 Lehman Brothers 8.88
10 Citigroup 8.79
11 Booz Allen Hamilton 7.44
12 Microsoft 6.98
13 Nike 6.52
14 Johnson & Johnson 6.18
15 BMW 5.69
16 Yahoo! 5.62
17 JPMorgan Investment Bank 5.56
18 Merrill Lynch 5.50
19 Walt Disney 5.44
20 Bank of America 5.04
21 Deloitte 4.67
22 3M 4.61
22 Procter & Gamble 4.61
24 Sony 4.49
25 Intel 4.24
26 IBM 4.15
27 Amazon.com 4.12
28 UBS Investment Bank 4.06
29 Toyota 3.93
29 Fidelity Investments 3.93
31 eBay 3.87
32 Genentech 3.75
33 Dell 3.44
34 Starbucks 3.38
35 Credit Suisse First Boston 3.32
36 Deutsche Bank 3.20
37 American Express 2.98
38 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide 2.86
39 PepsiCo 2.83
39 JPMorgan Chase 2.83
41 Coca-Cola 2.80
42 Harrah's Entertainment 2.77
43 Bear Stearns 2.74
44 A.T. Kearney 2.67
45 BP 2.64
46 Central Intelligence Agency 2.49
47 Amgen 2.46
48 Accenture 2.37
49 Boeing 2.34
50 Barclays Capital 2.27
51 Monitor Group 2.24
52 ExxonMobil 2.21
53 Wachovia Corp. 2.18
54 Nestlé 2.12
54 Pfizer 2.12
56 Medtronic 2.06
56 PricewaterhouseCoopers 2.06
56 Target 2.06
59 Southwest Airlines 2.03
59 Cisco Systems 2.03
61 Vanguard Group 2.00
62 Lilly (Eli Lilly and Company) 1.91
63 Kraft Foods 1.75
64 Motorola 1.72
64 Marriott 1.72
66 Hewlett-Packard 1.69
67 Mercer Management Consulting 1.66
68 General Mills 1.63
69 Ernst & Young 1.60
70 Best Buy 1.54
71 Unilever 1.51
72 Home Depot 1.48
72 Wells Fargo 1.48
74 Reebok 1.44
75 Diageo 1.41
76 Cargill 1.35
76 HSBC 1.35
78 Chevron 1.32
79 Gap 1.29
80 Abbott 1.26
80 Honeywell 1.26
80 Lockheed Martin 1.26
83 Qualcomm 1.23
83 DaimlerChrysler 1.23
85 Miller Brewing 1.20
86 Nissan 1.17
86 Nokia 1.17
86 Pulte Homes 1.17
86 Federal Bureau of Investigation 1.17
90 Coors Brewing 1.14
90 Guidant 1.14
92 Mattel 1.11
92 Shell Oil 1.11
92 Bose Corporation 1.11
92 American Airlines 1.11
96 AIG 1.08
97 Ford Motor 1.05
97 GlaxoSmithKline 1.05
99 Siemens 0.98
100 DuPont 0.95
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McKinsey & Company 13.43
Google 12.14
Johnson & Johnson 10.52
Best-paying fields
In which industries do MBA candidates think they'll be best-compensated?
Venture capital $103,274
Investment management $98,088
Management consulting $97,563
How we pick the 100 Top MBA Employers
Think of it as a popularity contest for companies: Every year research firm Universum Communications (www.universumusa.com) ranks the most desirable employers in the world, based on where MBA candidates say they'd most like to work... (more)