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MBA Class of 2015 Employment Summary

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Profile and Summary for the Class of 2015

4.96 Average years of work experience. Average age of 27. 20% are underrepresented US minorities.96% Accepted employment three months post graduation.

Top career paths for Simon Business School Students

32.2% of students choose financial services15.6% of students choose consumer products14.4% of students choose technology12.2% of students choose consulting

*Based on U.S. News & World Report calculations.

All figures are accurate as of October 7, 2015. Calculations for salary-related figures were prepared in adherence to the MBA Career Services and Employer Alliance’s Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics.

Compensation for the Class of 2015

$98,200 was the mean starting annual base salary for MBA students in 2015. A growth of 11% over the prior year.

78% accepted employment at graduation.Placement by experience for less than three years is 27.8% at a mean of $94,000. 3 to five years is 30% at a mean of $97,800. More than 5 years is 42.2% at a mean of $101,200.

60% changed functions from pre-MBA career. 173% Salary increase over pre-MBA career for class of 2015.Placement by function includes consulting at 14.4%, finance/Accounting at 41.1%, general management at 10%, marketing/sales at 24.4%, information technology/HR at 5.5%, operations/logistics at 3.3%, all together totaling 100%.

 

Placement for the Class of 2015

73% of full-time MBA graduates accepted positions from school-facilitated activities. A 7% increase over the previous year.

Graduate hires by region include 94.4% in the United States and 5.6% international.Graduate hires by industry include 32.2% in financial services, 15.6% in consumer products, 14.4% in technology, 12.2% in technology, 12.2% in consulting, 8.9% in manufacturing, 4.4% in government/non-profit, and 3.3% in health care.

 

Key Companies Hiring MBA Talent, Classes of 2015 and 2016

 

  • 3M
  • Accenture
  • Access Insurance Company
  • Akzo Nobel
  • ALDI
  • Amazon.com, Inc.
  • American International Group, Inc. (AIG)
  • AOL Inc.
  • AT&T
  • Avant Energy
  • AXA Advisors, LLC
  • Bain & Company
  • Bank of America Corporation
  • Bank SinoPac
  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc.
  • BASF Corporation
  • Bayer AG
  • Bergmann Associates
  • Bigelow Tea
  • Bloom Energy
  • Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH
  • Cathay Bank
  • Ceres Technology Advisors, Inc.
  • Charles River Analytics Inc.
  • Cigna
  • Cisco
  • Citigroup
  • Cloudeeva
  • Cognizant
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Computer Sciences Corp.
  • Concur Technologies, Inc.
  • Constellation Brands, Inc.
  • Credit Suisse
  • Daymon Worldwide Inc.
  • Dell
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • DIRECTV, LLC
  • DTE Energy Company
  • DZ Bank AG
  • E.&J. Gallo Winery
  • East West Bank
  • Eastern Union
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • Ecolab Inc.
  • Educational Pioneers
  • EMC Corporation
  • Ernst & Young
  • Expedia, Inc.
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Facebook
  • FBR & Co.
  • FedEx
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Fisher-Price
  • Gallup, Inc.
  • Gartner, Inc.
  • GateHouse Media, LLC
  • General Electric Company
  • Global Strategy Group
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • GroupM
  • Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
  • Highmark Inc.
  • Houlihan Lokey
  • HSBC Group
  • IBM Corp.
  • IMS Health Incorporated
  • Infosys Limited
  • Intel Corporation
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Juniper Networks, Inc.
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kellogg Co.
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Kiewit Corporation
  • King’s Hawaiian Holding Co., Inc.
  • KPMG LLP
  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc.
  • Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • M&T Bank
  • Maine Pointe, LLC
  • MaloneBailey, LLP
  • Maxim Group, LLC
  • McGraw Hill Education
  • McKinsey & Company
  • McNeil & Company Inc.
  • Medtronic, Inc.
  • Mindspark
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
  • Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Mu Sigma
  • Natixis Global Asset Management , S.A.
  • Nestle Purina
  • Nestle USA
  • NetApp
  • New York Jets
  • Nike, Inc.
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Oracle
  • Origlio Beverage
  • Ovitz Corporation
  • Pandora Media, Inc.
  • Panduit Corp.
  • Parker Hannifin Corp
  • Paychex Inc.
  • Pernod Ricard
  • Pitney Bowes Inc.
  • Price f(x)
  • Priceline.com
  • PwC
  • QUESNAY
  • Razorfish
  • Reckitt Benckiser
  • Reflexite Energy Solutions
  • Rich Products Corporation
  • Rocket Internet
  • Rockwell Automation, Inc.
  • SanDisk Corporation
  • Sling Media, Inc.
  • Social Finance, Inc. (SoFi)
  • SPX Corporation
  • Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC
  • Standard Chartered
  • SterlingBackcheck, Inc.
  • Strategic Investment Management, LLC
  • Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, Inc.
  • Sundance Enterprises Inc.
  • SupplyHouse.com
  • Symantec Corporation
  • Target Brands, Inc.
  • Taylor Corporation
  • The Briad Group
  • The Broad Residency in Urban Foundation
  • The Camden Group
  • The Hertz Corporation
  • The Home Depot U.S.A. Inc.
  • The Raymond Corporation
  • The Travelers Indemnity Company
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
  • Towers Watson
  • Toys “R” Us, Inc.
  • Twitter
  • UBS
  • Uncommon Schools
  • UniCredit Banking Group
  • USARx.com
  • USAA
  • VCE
  • Vertafore, Inc.
  • Visa
  • WalletHub (Evolution Finance, Inc.)
  • ZS Associates, Inc.
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