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Industry Percent of Employed Students(1) Number of Employed Students(1) Minimum Salary(2) Maximum Salary(2) Median Salary(2) Median Sign-on(2,3)
Advertising/Marketing Services/Communications 1.5% 7 $98,000 $155,000 $107,000
Agribusiness 0.7% 3 Insufficient Data(2)
Construction 0.9% 4 Insufficient Data(2)
Consulting 11.9% 54 $80,000 $300,000 $142,000 $25,000
Consumer Products 4.8% 22 $77,000 $182,000 $102,500
Consumer Research 0.2% 1 Insufficient Data(2)
Education 0.9% 4 Insufficient Data(2)
Employment/Executive Search 0.4% 2 Insufficient Data(2)
Energy 2.9% 13 $60,000 $145,000 $113,500
Financial Services 32.1% 146 $30,000 $250,000 $125,000
Commercial Banking 0.7% 3 Insufficient Data(2)
Diversified Financial Services 9.0% 41 $70,000 $200,000 $125,000
Insurance 2.6% 12 $81,850 $250,000 $134,500
Investment Banking/Brokerage 8.6% 39 $110,000 $250,000 $125,000
Investment Management/Research 7.7% 35 $82,000 $220,000 $120,000
Private Equity 2.4% 11 $30,000 $175,000 $132,500
Venture Capital 1.1% 5 $117,600 $127,000 $120,000
Forest Products/Packaging 0.4% 2 Insufficient Data(2)
Government 0.7% 3 Insufficient Data(2)
Healthcare Products and Services 6.4% 29 $108,676 $247,000 $130,000
Law 0.2% 1 Insufficient Data(2)
Manufacturing/Chemicals/Plastics 5.7% 26 $87,000 $170,000 $120,000
Media/Entertainment/Sports 1.3% 6 $70,000 $260,000 $120,000
Military 0.2% 1 Insufficient Data(2)
Non-Profit 0.9% 4 Insufficient Data(2)
Real Estate 2.2% 10 $130,000 $170,000 $140,000
Retail 2.0% 9 $105,000 $160,000 $135,000
Technology 17.1% 78 $60,000 $210,000 $130,000
 eCommerce and Internet 7.0% 32 $60,000 $210,000 $130,000
 Financial Technology 0.7% 3 Insufficient Data(2)
 Hardware 2.9% 13 $125,000 $165,000 $150,000
 Services 0.2% 1 Insufficient Data(2)
 Software 5.7% 26 $60,000 $165,000 $120,000
 Telecommunications 0.7% 3 Insufficient Data(2)
 Transportation Services/Equipment 6.4% 29 $66,000 $195,000 $120,000
 Other 0.2% 1 Insufficient Data(2)
All 100.0% 455 $30,000 $300,000 $125,000 $25,000
  1. Of the 474 survey respondents, 455 had employment statuses that allowed them to provide more detailed employment data. The data on this page is based on the responses of those 455 students.
  2. Compensation information is self-reported. Insufficient Data indicates that fewer than 1% of the students reported employment in a given industry.
  3. Overall, 18% of students reported receiving a sign-on bonus. Sign-on bonus is also listed by industry if more than 50% of the jobs in that industry reported a bonus.

Source for all data: 2018 Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Employment Report

About the Data

When Evening MBA and Weekend MBA students choose to leverage their MBA for a career change varies. To account for this, the report tracks career changes upon graduation and one year post-graduation for those still seeking a change. 

The 2018 Employment Report had a 94 percent response rate. Among respondents, 17 percent reported that they were not seeking a career change and stayed in their current position or left the workforce.



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