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100 Top MBA employers 

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

Industries
% of MBA candidates who say they'd ideally like to work in key sectors
All students
Management consulting 22% 25%
Financial services 22% 23%
Consumer goods 16% 18%
Investment banking 12% 12%
Venture capital 9% 10%
Women
Consumer goods 24% 25%
Management consulting 23% 22%
Financial services 20% 19%
Retail/fashion/apparel 15% 14%
Non-profit 13% 10%
Men
Management consulting 25% 28%
Financial services 22% 23%
Investment banking 16% 15%
Venture capital 14% 15%
Investment management 11% 10%
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Most popular with women
Google 20.25%
McKinsey & Company 16.19%
The Boston Consulting Group 12.56%
Most popular with men
McKinsey & Company 22.28%
Google 21.46%
Goldman Sachs 19.78%
Best-paying fields
In which industries do MBA candidates think they'll be best-compensated?
Venture capital $107,919
Metals $102,000
Management consulting $101,404
How we pick the 100 Top MBA Employers
Think of it as a popularity contest for companies: Every year research firm Universum ranks the most desirable employers in the world, based on where MBA candidates say they'd most like to work.... (more)