Industry: Full-Time

September 14, 2011

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Top Five Industries: Full-Time

 


New Hires by Industry: 2011 Full-Time



IndustryPercent
of Hires
Number
of Hires
Minimum
Salary(1)
Maximum
Salary(1)
Median
Salary(1)
Median
Sign-On(1,2,3)
Advertising/Marketing Services/Communications 0.6% 3 Insufficient Data(1)      
Agribusiness 0.4% 2 Insufficient Data(1)      
Arts/Media/Entertainment 0.6% 3 Insufficient Data(1)      
Chemicals/Plastics 0.8% 4 Insufficient Data(1)      
Consulting 27.8% 132 $70,000 $150,000 $125,000 $20,000
Consumer Products 5.7% 27 $84,000 $170,000 $97,000 $20,000
Energy 2.5% 12 $85,000 $140,000 $102,000 $20,000
Financial Services 41.1% 195 $78,000 $300,000 $100,000 $40,000
Commercial Banking 0.4% 2 Insufficient Data(1)      
Diversified Financial Services 9.3% 44 $87,000 $160,000 $100,000 $40,000
Insurance 0.8% 4 Insufficient Data(1)      
Investment Banking/Brokerage 19.2% 91 $78,000 $175,000 $100,000 $40,000
Investment Management/Research 7.0% 33 $95,000 $160,000 $100,000  
Mutual/Hedge Funds 0.4% 2 Insufficient Data(1)      
Private Equity 3.6% 17 $105,000 $300,000 $155,000  
Venture Capital 0.4% 2 Insufficient Data(1)      
Government/Nonprofit 1.1% 5 $77,000  $95,000 $90,000
 
Law 0.6% 3 Insufficient Data(1)      
Manufacturing 1.5% 7 $95,000 $105,000 $100,000 $20,000
Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/
Healthcare Products and Services
2.1% 10 $50,000 $123,000 $110,000 $15,000
Real Estate 1.3% 6 $78,000 $125,000 $95,000
Retail 2.3% 11 $100,000 $118,000 $100,000 $15,000
Technology 9.9% 47 $75,000 $135,000 $112,500 $15,000
Computer-Related Services 0.8% 4 Insufficient Data(1)      
E-Commerce and Internet 4.2% 20 $80,000 $135,000 $110,000  
Electronic Equipment 1.9% 9 $85,000 $130,000 $120,000 $10,000
Software/Printing/Publishing 2.3% 11 $75,000 $130,000 $100,000  
Telecommunications 0.6% 3 Insufficient Data(1)      
Transportation Services 1.5% 7 $94,000 $100,000 $95,000 $20,000
Total 100.0% 474 $50,000 $300,000 $107,000 $20,000

(1) Compensation information is self-reported. Eighty-nine percent of students reporting accepted offers included salary information. Insufficient data indicates less than 1% reporting for all accepted offers and/or less than 50% with salary information.
(2) To be noted in this table, at least 50% of accepted offers in this industry reported a bonus. Overall, 65% of accepted offers reported a sign-on bonus.
(3) In addition to base salary and sign-on bonus, 13% of students received other guaranteed compensation with a median of $25,000. Other guaranteed compensation includes guaranteed year-end bonuses and excludes perquisites (e.g., tuition reimbursements, relocation, automobile) and variable compensation (e.g., performance bonuses, stock options).