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2021 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates in Michigan

13,420 Bachelor's Degrees
$44,204 Avg Salary
$25,389 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates in MichiganBusiness, Management & Marketing is the most popular major in Michigan with 13,420 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019. This means that of the 416,954 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 3.2% were from a college or university in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates in Michigan ranking analyzed 34 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in business, management and marketing.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Business, Management & Marketing Majors

The average business, management and marketing major who graduates from a school in Michigan earns about $44,204 per year during the early years of their career. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 11% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $42,499 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in business, management and marketing.

Average Salary for Business, Management & Marketing Graduates from Schools in Michigan  44,204
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88,400
Average Salary for Business, Management & Marketing Graduates from Schools Nationwide  42,499
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88,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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88,400

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2021 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Grads in Michigan

The following colleges produce the highest paid business, management and marketing graduates.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates in Michigan

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. U-M is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Ann Arbor.

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#2

Cleary University

Howell, MI

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Cleary University. Cleary College is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the midsize suburb of Howell.

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Our rankings recognize Michigan Technological University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the remote town of Houghton, Michigan Tech is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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#3

Kettering University

Flint, MI

Kettering University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Flint, Kettering is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of East Lansing, Michigan State is a public college with a very large student population.

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University of Michigan - Dearborn landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid business, management and marketing school. UM Dearborn is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Dearborn.

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Oakland University

Rochester Hills, MI

The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Oakland University. Oakland is a large public school located in the suburb of Rochester Hills.

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Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor, MI

Our rankings recognize Spring Arbor University as the #7 school in this year's rankings. Spring Arbor is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small suburb of Spring Arbor.

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Lawrence Technological University comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Southfield, Lawrence Tech is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Calvin University

Grand Rapids, MI

Calvin University landed the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid business, management and marketing school. Located in the city of Grand Rapids, Calvin is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Ohio 34 15,966
Illinois 34 13,582
Indiana 33 10,348
Wisconsin 31 8,525

Business, Management & Marketing Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 4,646
Marketing 1,965
Accounting 1,800
Finance & Financial Management 1,606
Human Resource Management 886

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Amit Savargaonkar.

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