2018 New Hires by Industry: Intern

From technology and consulting to nonprofit and real estate, Chicago Booth students have questions to ask and waves to make in every industry. Compare and research to see the data for the industries that interest you.

October 23, 2018

Industry Percent
of Hires
Number
of Hires 1
Minimum
Monthly
Salary 2
Maximum
Monthly
Salary 2
Median
Monthly
Salary 2
Financial Services 35.1% 197 $400 $20,000 $10,400
Technology 19.4% 109 $2,000 $16,800 $8,000
All 100.0% 562 $400 $20,000 $8,800


(1) Twelve students in the Class of 2019 reported having two internships.
(2) Compensation information is self-reported. 89% of students reporting accepted intern offers included salary information. Of that, 2% reported receiving no salary. For the 87% who reported salaries, the minimum, maximum, and median monthly salaries are represented above. Insufficient data indicates less than 1% reporting offers and /or less than 50% with salary information.
(3) Bonus information: 13% of accepted offers reported in the consulting industry received a sign-on bonus, for which the median bonus was $2,500.
(4) Accepted offers in these industries include students doing summer internships at start-ups: Consumer Products (6), Education/Government/Non-Profit (5), Energy (1), Financial Services - Private Equity (1), Healthcare Products and Services (1), Manufacturing/Chemicals/Plastics (1), Technology - eCommerce and Internet (3), Technology - Financial Technology (5), Technology - Hardware (1), Technology - Software (6), Transportation Services/Equipment (1), and Other (2).
In total, 5.9% of accepted offers for the Class of 2018 were with start-ups. For monthly base salary, the minimum was $800, the maximum was $14,000, and the median was $4,900.
(5) Investment Management/Research also includes Mutual Funds and Hedge Funds.
(6) Healthcare Products and Services includes Biotech & Life Sciences, Healthcare Products/Medical Devices, Healthcare Services, and Pharmaceutical Products.