Industry: Full-Time

September 14, 2015

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Top Five Industries: Full-Time



New Hires by Industry: 2015 Full-Time



Industry  Percent
of Hires
Number
of Hires
Minimum
Salary (1)
Maximum
Salary (1)
Median
Salary (1)
Median
Sign-On
(1,2,3)
Consulting
32.1% 154 $68,000 $170,000 $140,000 $25,000
Consumer Products 5.0% 24 $52,545 $121,700 $101,000 $22,500
Education/Government/Non-Profit 1.7% 8 $55,000 $105,000 $95,000  
Energy 2.1% 10 $105,000 $170,000 $128,000 $25,000
Financial Services 35.2% 169 $78,000 $210,000 $125,000 $40,000
Diversified Financial Services 5.2% 25 $95,000 $135,000 $110,000 $40,000
Insurance 1.0% 5 $111,235 $150,000 $130,000  
Investment Banking/Brokerage 16.7% 80 $90,000 $167,625 $125,000 $40,000
Investment Management/Research(4) 6.0% 29 $100,000 $160,000 $125,000  
Private Equity 4.8% 23 $100,000 $210,000 $140,000  
Venture Capital 0.8% 4 Insufficient
Data(1)
     
Financial Services - Other 0.6% 3 Insufficient
Data (1)
Health Care Products and Services(5) 2.9% 14 $60,000 $153,000 $110,000 $17,500
Manufacturing/Chemicals/Plastics 1.7% 8 $82,093 $115,000 $105,000 $25,000
Media/Entertainment/Sports 0.8% 4 Insufficient
Data (1)
     
Retail 1.0% 5 $80,000 $110,000 $100,000 $20,000
Technology 15.2% 73 $65,000 $225,000 $120,000 $30,000
eCommerce and Internet 6.3% 30 $66,650 $160,000 $120,000 $25,500
Hardware 4.2% 20 $95,000 $145,000 $125,000 $30,000
Software 3.3% 16 $90,000 $135,000 $120,000 $30,000
Telecommunications 1.5% 7 $65,000 $225,000 $120,000  
Other 2.3% 11 Insufficient
Data (1)
     
Total 100.0% 480 $50,000 $225,000 $125,000 $25,000

(1) Compensation information is self-reported. 90 percent of students reporting accepted offers included salary information. Insufficient
Data indicates less than 1 percent reporting for all accepted offers and/or less than 50 percent with salary information.
(2) To be noted in this table, at least 50 percent of accepted offers in this industry reported a bonus. Overall, 60 percent of accepted offers reported a sign-on bonus.
(3) In addition to base salary and sign-on bonus, 12 percent of students received other guaranteed compensation with a median of $25,500. 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).
(4) Investment Management/Research also includes Mutual Funds and Hedge Funds.
(5) Healthcare Products and Services includes Biotech & Life Sciences, Healthcare Products/Medical Devices, Healthcare Services, and Pharmaceutical Products.