Which MBAs Make More: Consultants or Small-Business Owners?

Harvard Business

We’ll assume the salary in a traditional post-MBA job grows at a 12% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) so that it more than triples in the first 10 years, which is in line with post-MBA salary surveys we’ve done here at the Harvard Business School. The value of that carried interest, of course, depends on the performance of the business, its size, amount of debt used to finance the acquisition and the eventual pricing of a subsequent sale. HBR STAFF.

CAGR 39