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100 Top MBA employers 

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

Women
1 Google 241 20.25%
2 McKinsey & Company N.A. 16.19%
3 The Boston Consulting Group N.A. 12.56%
4 Bain & Company N.A. 11.86%
5 Starbucks 310 10.77%
6 Goldman Sachs 24 9.75%
6 Apple 121 9.75%
8 Johnson & Johnson 36 9.26%
9 Walt Disney 64 7.80%
10 Procter & Gamble 25 7.53%
11 Nike 158 7.47%
12 L'Oréal N.A. 6.66%
12 LVMH N.A. 6.66%
14 American Express 79 6.55%
15 Citigroup 8 6.50%
16 Starwood Hotels & Resorts 381 6.23%
16 Booz Allen Hamilton N.A. 6.23%
16 Deloitte N.A. 6.23%
19 Target 33 5.79%
20 Bank of America 9 5.63%
21 Morgan Stanley 20 5.36%
22 PepsiCo 63 5.20%
23 Gap 144 5.14%
24 Lehman Brothers 47 5.04%
24 General Electric 6 5.04%
26 Genentech N.A. 4.93%
27 Coca-Cola 94 4.87%
28 Yahoo 357 4.76%
29 Unilever N.A. 4.55%
29 Nestlé N.A. 4.55%
31 Microsoft 49 4.28%
32 Amazon.com 237 4.11%
33 Merrill Lynch 22 3.95%
34 Amgen 171 3.63%
34 J.P. Morgan Investment Bank N.A. 3.63%
36 Kraft Foods N.A. 3.25%
36 3M 97 3.25%
38 PricewaterhouseCoopers N.A. 3.14%
38 Limited Brands 240 3.14%
40 IBM 15 3.09%
41 Diageo N.A. 2.87%
42 Mattel 406 2.82%
43 Accenture N.A. 2.76%
44 Marriott International 203 2.71%
44 Time Warner 48 2.71%
44 BMW N.A. 2.71%
47 Toyota N.A. 2.65%
48 Sony N.A. 2.60%
48 eBay 383 2.60%
50 Ernst & Young N.A. 2.54%
51 Harrah's Entertainment 254 2.38%
51 Deutsche Bank N.A. 2.38%
53 General Mills 213 2.27%
53 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 11 2.27%
55 Southwest Airlines 276 2.11%
56 A.T. Kearney N.A. 2.06%
56 Monitor Group N.A. 2.06%
58 Medtronic 222 2.00%
59 KPMG N.A. 1.95%
59 Eli Lilly 149 1.95%
61 Mercer Management Consulting N.A. 1.89%
61 Wells Fargo 41 1.89%
61 Fidelity Investments N.A. 1.89%
61 Pfizer 39 1.89%
65 Dell 34 1.79%
65 Anheuser-Busch 146 1.79%
67 Verizon Communications 13 1.68%
67 Discovery Communications N.A. 1.68%
69 Colgate-Palmolive 200 1.62%
69 Merck 99 1.62%
71 FedEx 68 1.57%
71 Cisco Systems 77 1.57%
71 Abbott Laboratories 102 1.57%
71 UBS N.A. 1.57%
71 Intel 62 1.57%
76 Mayo Clinic N.A. 1.52%
76 Credit Suisse N.A. 1.52%
78 Exxon Mobil 2 1.46%
78 BP N.A. 1.46%
80 GlaxoSmithKline N.A. 1.35%
81 Hewlett-Packard 14 1.30%
81 Novartis N.A. 1.30%
83 Barclays Capital N.A. 1.25%
83 Chevron 4 1.25%
83 McGraw-Hill 366 1.25%
83 Yum! Brands 262 1.25%
83 MGM Mirage 315 1.25%
83 Federal Bureau of Investigation N.A. 1.25%
83 Washington Mutual 81 1.25%
90 Boeing 28 1.19%
91 Central Intelligence Agency N.A. 1.14%
92 Wachovia Corp. 46 1.08%
92 Motorola 52 1.08%
92 American Airlines 101 1.08%
95 HSBC N.A. 1.03%
95 Guidant N.A. 1.03%
97 Best Buy 72 0.97%
97 Nokia N.A. 0.97%
99 S.C. Johnson & Son N.A. 0.92%
99 Kellogg 232 0.92%
101 Bear Stearns 138 0.87%
101 Pulte Homes 170 0.87%
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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)