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        Harbert College MBA tops among SEC schools for mid-career earning potential

        November 3, 2014 By Troy Johnson

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        Graduates of the Auburn University Raymond J. Harbert College of Business’ MBA program can expect to more than double their salary by the midpoint of their careers, according to a survey conducted by PayScale.

        PayScale’s 2014-2015 College Salary Report found that Harbert College MBA graduates earn an average mid-career salary of $132,200, representing a 55 percent increase over their average starting salary. PayScale, an online salary, benefits and compensation information source, defined “mid-career” as 10 years of experience.

        Harbert College ranked 10th nationally among public university MBA programs (32nd overall) and led the way among Southeastern Conference universities.

        The college’s on-campus and online MBA options offer the opportunity to earn dual degrees or focus on specific concentrations in finance, management, marketing, supply chain, information systems, human resource management and business analytics. In the last year, the college’s MBA program has been ranked No. 2 by U.S. News & World Report for “Financial Value at Graduation,” and has also been featured by Poets & Quants for offering high quality at an affordable price.