Business Internship Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$34,000
$28,000
$34,000
$40,000
Business interns in the United States make an average salary of $34,166 per year or $16.43 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $28,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $40,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Virginia provide the highest business internship salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Laurel, MD
$41,436
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Map of Business Internship Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Business Interns earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Business Internship Salary By Location

While a business internship can average a salary of $34,166 per year, or $16.43 per hour, there are many opportunities for business interns to make more. For example, in Washington, DC you might make $45,169 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Laurel, MD and Arlington, VA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Washington, DC where the average starting salary is $34,000. The highest paying states for business interns include New York, Maryland and Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Oregon, Kentucky, and Wisconsin offer the lowest salaries.

Average Business Internship Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Microsoft and General Electric as they offer the highest salaries for business interns.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Business Internship Pay By Industry

Business internship salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with technology, professional, and media companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a business internship can make a yearly salary of $37,950 while working for technology companies. All the while, other business interns are making $34,734 at professional companies and $34,310 at media companies. One industry business interns may want to avoid is the telecommunication industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $33,041.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$37,950
$38k
Professional
Professional
$34,734
$35k
Media
Media
$34,310
$34k
Finance
Finance
$33,996
$34k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$33,261
$33k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$33,041
$33k

Business Internship Salary History

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Recently Added Business Internship Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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Business Internship Program
07/31/2020
07/31/2020
$36,000
$36,000
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Business Internship Program
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$36,000
$36,000
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Variety Business Intelligence: Data Tracking Intern-TV & Digital
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Variety Business Intelligence: Data Tracking Intern-TV & Digital
07/17/2020
07/17/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/17/2020
Business Internship Program
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06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$36,000
$36,000
06/30/2020
Business Internship
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03/29/2020
03/29/2020
$36,000
$36,000
03/29/2020
Business Internship Program
Business Internship Program
03/28/2020
03/28/2020
$36,000
$36,000
03/28/2020
State of Virginia
State of Virginia
Business Intern
Business Intern
Business Intern
03/27/2020
03/27/2020
$29,218
$29,218
03/27/2020
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Business Internship Program
03/27/2020
03/27/2020
$36,000
$36,000
03/27/2020
Practising Law Institute
Practising Law Institute
Business Analytics Intern
Business Analytics Intern
Business Analytics Intern
03/22/2020
03/22/2020
$33,392
$33,392
03/22/2020
Virginia State Government
Virginia State Government
Business Intern
Business Intern
Business Intern
03/19/2020
03/19/2020
$29,218
$29,218
03/19/2020