Industry: Full-Time

September 14, 2012

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Top Five Industries: Full-Time



New Hires by Industry: 2012 Full-Time



IndustryPercent
of Hires
Number
of Hires
Minimum
Salary(1)
Maximum
Salary(1)
Median
Salary(1)
Median
Sign-On(1,2,3)
Arts/Media/Entertainment 1.1% 5 $90,000 $110,000 $105,000  
Chemicals/Plastics 1.7% 8 $100,000 $125,760 $110,000 $65,500
Consulting 30.3% 141 $60,000 $150,000 $135,000 $20,000
Consumer Products 2.2% 10 $92,500 $110,000 $100,000 $22,000
Energy 1.3% 6 $100,000 $130,000 $106,000 $15,000
Financial Services 43.2% 201 $75,000 $240,000 $100,000 $40,000
Commercial Banking 0.9% 4 Insufficient Data(1)      
Diversified Financial Services 7.3% 34 $77,000 $140,000 $100,000 $40,000
Insurance 1.3% 6 $105,000 $132,000 $107,500 $40,000
Investment Banking/Brokerage 20.2% 94 $97,500 $140,000 $100,000  
Investment Management/Research 7.3% 34 $75,000 $175,000 $120,000  
Mutual/Hedge Funds 0.4% 2 Insufficient Data(1)      
Private Equity 4.9% 23 $85,000 $240,000 $125,000  
Venture Capital 0.9% 4 Insufficient Data(1)      
Food/Beverage/Tobacco 2.4% 11 $50,000 $120,000 $100,000 $20,000
Government/Nonprofit 1.3% 6 $55,000 $130,000 $95,000
$10,000
Manufacturing 0.6% 3 Insufficient Data(1)      
Media/Entertainment/Sports 0.4% 2  Insufficient Data(1)      
Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/
Healthcare Products and Services
2.4% 11 $85,000 $115,000 $108,000 $21,000
Real Estate 0.9% 4 Insufficient Data(1)      
Retail 1.7% 8 $95,000 $119,000 $111,500 $15,000
Technology 9.0% 42 $65,000 $138,000 $115,000 $20,000
E-Commerce and Internet 5.4% 25 $65,000 $138,000 $115,000 $20,000
Electronic Equipment 2.6% 12 $115,000 $130,000 $125,000 $20,000
Other 1.1% 5 Insufficient Data(1)      
Transportation Services 0.4% 2 Insufficient Data(1)      
Other 1.1% 5 Insufficient Data(1)      
Total 100.0% 465 $50,000 $240,000 $115,000 $25,000

(1) Compensation information is self-reported. Eighty-eight 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, 62% 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 $27,500. 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).
Last Updated 9/17/13