2016 New Hires by Industry: Full-Time

From technology and consulting to nonprofit and real estate, Chicago Booth students have questions to ask and waves to make in every industry.

September 12, 2016

Industry Percent
of Hires
of Hires
Salary 1
Salary 1
Salary 1
Sign-On 1,2,3
Financial Services 36% 177 $60,000 $215,000 $125,000 $40,000
Technology 16.7% 82 $80,000 $151,000 $125,000 $30,000
Total 100% 491 $60,000 $215,000 $125,000 $25,000

(1) Compensation information is self-reported. 90% 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, 60% of accepted offers reported a sign-on bonus.
(3) In addition to base salary and sign-on bonus, 16% 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.