Person walking The median starting salary for graduates of top business programs who went to work for banks rose from $100,000 to $125,000 over the past five years. (Photo: AP)

If you want the make the big bucks, banks might be the best bet. And yet, that’s a bet that an increasing number of young people are passing up on.

Traditionally, banks have been the most popular employer for those with degrees from the best business schools. In 2012, 36 percent of those who graduated from the top ten MBA programs went into finance after graduation.

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