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    Major Industries Chosen by Graduates 2012-2016
    Percent of Acceptances¹
    Industry 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    Consulting 33% 35% 35% 36% 35%
    Consumer Products 14% 12% 11% 10% 11%
    Financial Services 13% 19% 14% 20% 20%
    Health Care Products and Services 7% 5% 6% 4% 6%
    Manufacturing 3% 3% 5% 4% 5%
    Media/Entertainment 1% * 1% 2% *
    Nonprofit * * * 1% *
    Other 1% 4% 3% 3% 3%
    Petroleum/Energy 2% * 2% 2% 1%
    Real Estate 3% 2% 1% 2% 1%
    Retail  2% 4% 3% 3% 3%
    Technology 22% 15% 18% 12% 13%
    Transportation & Logistics Services 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%

    ¹Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100 percent
    *Less than 1 percent of accepted jobs

     

    Base Salary Acceptances - by Industry, Full-time Class of 2016
    Industry² Percent(%) Low($) High($) Average($) Median($)
    Consulting 32.6% 65,000 175,000 138,204 145,000
    Consumer Products 13.8% 60,000 125,000 106,052 105,000
    Apparel / Textiles 2.5% 95,000 120,000 110,417 110,000
    Electronics 0.4% * * * *
    Food and Beverage 7.8% 60,000 121,000 104,000 102,000
    Household / Personal 2.9% 100,000 115,000 104,957 104,500
    Other 0.2% * * * *
    Financial Services 12.8% 64,000 250,000 128,090 125,000
    Commercial Banking 0.6% * * * *
    Diversified Financial Services 1.7% 100,000 155,000 118,750 117,500
    General 0.2% * * * *
    Hedge Funds 0.2% * * * *
    Investment Banking / Brokerage 5.7% 65,000 160,000 125,111 125,000
    Investment Management 1.0% 105,000 180,000 130,000 120,000
    Private Equity 2.3% 75,000 250,000 147,500 140,000
    Venture Capital 0.9% 100,000 145,000 125,000 127,500
    Other 0.2% * * * *
    Health Care Products and Services 6.7% 58,000 185,000 116,422 118,498
    Biotechnology 0.2% * * * *
    General 1.5% 90,000 115,500 108,786 110,000
    Medical Devices 0.4% * * * *
    Pharmaceutical Manufacturers 0.4% * * * *
    Pharmaceutical Other 0.6% * * * *
    Providers & Services 3.4% 58,000 185,000 117,938 125,000
    Other 0.2% * * * *
    Manufacturing 3.2% 97,000 168,000 120,312 120,000
    Aerospace / Aviation / Defense 0.2% * * * *
    Automotive 1.3% 97,000 120,000 106,334 106,250
    Chemicals 0.4% * * * *
    Heavy Equipment 0.2% * * * *
    Packaging 0.2% * * * *
    Other 0.9% 120,000 130,000 126,500 128,000
    Media/Entertainment 0.6% * * * *
    Nonprofit 0.2% * * * *
    Other 1.2% 78,000 160,000 105,681 100,542
    Agribusiness 0.4% * * * *
    Construction 0.2% * * * *
    Education - For Profit 0.2% * * * *
    Engineering Services 0.2% * * * *
    Hospitality / Tourism 0.2% * * * *
    Petroleum/Energy 1.7% 110,000 219,335 130,167 120,000
    Real Estate 2.7% 95,000 125,000 114,615 120,000
    Commercial 1.0% 110,000 125,000 118,000 120,000
    General 0.4% * * * *
    Residential 0.2% * * * *
    Services 0.9% 105,000 125,000 120,000 125,000
    Other 0.2% * * * *
    Retail 1.5% 100,000 150,000 118,286 113,000
    Technology 22.0% 51,100 225,000 119,713 120,000
    Equipment / Hardware / Networking 3.6% 95,000 137,000 119,829 125,000
    General 5.7% 63,450 145,000 116,350 120,000
    Internet Services / E-Commerce 7.9% 51,100 155,000 116,903 117,000
    Software 3.1% 85,000 142,000 118,667 120,000
    Telecommunications - Services 1.3% 100,000 154,000 138,167 142,500
    Other  0.4% * * * *
    Transportation & Logistics Services 1.0% 98,000 150,000 115,800 103,000
    ²96% of job accepting graduates provided useable salary information.
    *Reporting numbers insufficient to provide salary data.
    Major Functions Chosen by Graduates 2012-2016
    Percent of Acceptances¹
    Function 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    Consulting 33% 35% 35% 36% 37%
    Finance/Accounting 16% 18% 13% 20% 19%
    General Management 8% 8% 9% 10% 7%
    Human Resources 1% * 0% * *
    Information Technology 4% 4% 5% 2% 1%
    Marketing/Sales 20% 20% 21% 19% 23%
    Operations/Production 3% 3% 3% 1% 2%
    Other 9% 8% 9% 6% 7%
    Strategic Planning 5% 4% 5% 6% 4%

    ¹Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100 percent
    *Less than 1 percent of accepted jobs

     

    Base Salary Acceptances - by Function, Full-time Class of 2016
    Function² Percent(%) Low($) High($) Average($) Median($)
    Consulting 33.1% 65,000 225,000 137,825 145,000
    Finance/Accounting 16.2% 65,000 250,000 122,987 125,000
    Analyst/Research 0.9% 100,000 180,000 131,250 122,500
    Corporate Finance 2.6% 96,000 142,000 114,000 110,000
    General 2.7% 80,000 150,000 114,654 115,000
    Investment Banking 5.2% 100,000 160,000 128,760 125,000
    Investment Management 1.5% 93,000 160,000 122,929 120,000
    Lending / Relationship Management 0.2% * * * *
    Mergers & Acquisitions 1.9% 75,000 150,000 119,444 125,000
    Private Client Services/Wealth Management 0.2% * * * *
    Other 1.0% 97,000 250,000 142,400 125,000
    General Management 8.4% 64,000 210,000 123,417 122,500
    General Management 5.2% 64,000 210,000 123,867 125,000
    Project Management 0.4% * * * *
    Rotational/Development Program 1.9% 115,000 150,000 123,444 120,000
    Other 0.9% 115,000 140,000 122,250 117,000
    Human Resources 0.6% * * * *
    Information Technology 4.4% 88,000 145,000 120,838 125,000
    Business Analysis and Design 0.6% * * * *
    E-Commerce/Internet/Web Site Management 0.4% * * * *
    General 3.2% 95,000 145,000 124,507 130,000
    Systems Management 0.2% * * * *
    Marketing/Sales 19.7% 60,000 219,335 112,196 110,000
    Brand/Product Management 11.8% 98,000 154,000 110,480 105,000
    Buyer / Merchandising 0.4% * * * *
    General 4.0% 60,000 219,335 113,818 110,000
    Market Research 0.6% * * * *
    Merchandising/Retail 0.4% * * * *
    Product Development 0.4% * * * *
    Sales 1.7% 63,450 155,000 109,556 112,500
    Other 0.4% * * * *
    Operations/Logistics 3.2% 82,000 145,000 115,214 118,500
    Operations/Production 2.6% 82,000 145,000 118,727 120,000
    Supply Chain/Logistics 0.4% * * * *
    Purchasing 0.2% * * * *
    Other 9.4% 51,100 168,000 115,258 122,500
    Administration 0.2% * * * *
    Business Development 2.9% 51,100 150,000 110,079 110,000
    Corporate Development 1.0% 115,500 168,000 145,700 145,000
    Data Analytics 0.9% 100,000 125,000 115,000 117,500
    Entrepreneurship 0.4% * * * *
    Health Care / Medical Professional 0.2% * * * *
    Real Estate 2.9% 90,000 125,000 112,857 117,500
    Other 0.9% 120,000 147,000 128,000 122,500
    Strategic Planning 5.0% 58,000 185,000 118,565 115,000
    ²96% of job-accepting graduates reported useable salary information.
    *Reporting numbers insufficient to provide salary data
    Major Industries Chosen by Summer Interns 2012-2016
    Percent of Acceptances¹

    Industry

    2016

    2015

    2014

    2013

    2012

    Consulting 25% 24% 24% 24% 26%
    Consumer Products 13% 16% 15% 13% 13%
    Financial Services 15% 14% 19% 17% 21%
    Government * * 0% 0% 0%
    Health Care Products and Services 8% 8% 8% 7% 5%
    Manufacturing 4% 5% 4% 6% 5%
    Media/Entertainment 2% 1% 1% 1% 2%
    Nonprofit 2% 2% 4% 3% 3%
    Other 5% 3% 3% 3% 3%
    Petroleum/Energy * 1% 2% 2% 1%
    Real Estate 2% 3% 1% 1% 1%
    Retail 3% 3% 4% 7% 5%
    Technology 21% 20% 15% 16% 14%
    Transportation & Logistics Services 1% * 0% * *
    ¹Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100 percent
    *Less than one percent of accepted internships.

     

    Monthly Salaries1 - by Industry, Summer Interns, Class of 20172
    Industry Percent(%)3 Low($) High($) Average($) Median($)
    Consulting 24.5% 2,800 15,000 10,881 12,000
    Consumer Products 12.5% 1,900 8,583 6,674 6,923
    Apparel/Textiles 1.8% 3,000 6,681 5,787 6,000
    Electronics 0.4% * * * *
    Food and Beverage 6.4% 4,000 8,583 7,135 7,200
    Household/Personal 3.5% 1,900 8,000 6,185 7,082
    Luxury Goods 0.4% * * * *
    Financial Services 15.1% 2,000 15,000 8,788 10,400
    Commercial Banking 0.2% * * * *
    Diversified Financial Services 1.8% 2,500 10,416 7,271 7,692
    General 0.4% * * * *
    Insurance 0.2% * * * *
    Investment Banking/Brokerage 8.5% 5,208 15,000 10,579 10,416
    Investment Management 1.0% 3,200 12,500 6,207 4,333
    Private Equity 2.2% 3,500 11,000 6,588 6,250
    Venture Capital 0.4% * * * *
    Other 0.4% * * * *
    Government 0.2% * * * *
    Health Care Products and Services 7.8% 2,000 10,000 6,528 7,200
    Biotechnology 0.2% * * * *
    General 1.6% 6,400 8,000 7,111 7,000
    Medical Devices 1.4% 2,000 8,333 5,965 7,040
    Pharmaceutical Manufacturers 0.8% 6,000 8,333 7,112 7,058
    Pharmaceutical Other 2.0% 5,000 10,000 7,410 7,550
    Providers & Services 1.4% 2,000 10,000 5,312 4,000
    Other 0.4% * * * *
    Manufacturing 4.0% 4,800 9,700 7,718 8,000
    Aerospace/Aviation/Defense 0.2% * * * *
    Automotive 0.6% * * * *
    Chemicals 0.4% * * * *
    General 1.2% 6,500 8,800 8,217 8,500
    Heavy Equipment 0.6% * * * *
    Packaging 0.4% * * * *
    Other 0.6% * * * *
    Media/Entertainment 1.6% 1,085 7,200 4,701 5,500
    Entertainment/Leisure/Recreation 1.0% 1,920 7,000 4,973 6,000
    General 0.2% * * * *
    Radio/TV/Cable/Film 0.4% * * * *
    Nonprofit 1.8% 1,000 4,000 2,200 2,250
    Other 4.6% 600 9,000 4,524 5,000
    Advertising/Marketing Services 0.2% * * * *
    Agribusiness 0.2% * * * *
    Economic Development/Microfinance 0.4% * * * *
    Education (For Profit) 0.6% * * * *
    Environmental Services & Sustainability 0.2% * * * *
    Hospitality/Tourism 1.0% 600 6,900 4,220 4,000
    Human Resources/Recruitment 0.2% * * * *
    Law/Legal Services 0.4% * * * *
    Sports & Sports Management 1.4% 2,500 5,120 3,968 4,125
    Petroleum/Energy 0.4% * * * *
    Real Estate 1.8% 2,000 8,000 5,350 6,000
    Commercial 1.2% 3,200 8,000 5,758 6,300
    Residential 0.2% * * * *
    Services 0.4% * * * *
    Retail 3.0% 1,680 10,000 6,656 7,000
    Technology 21.4% 1,200 12,000 7,195 8,000
    Equipment/Hardware/Networking 3.5% 2,500 10,000 8,065 9,166
    General 3.2% 1,818 8,500 6,488 7,444
    Internet Services/E-Commerce 8.7% 2,000 10,000 7,173 8,000
    Multimedia Products & Services 0.6% * * * *
    Software 4.4% 1,200 10,000 7,066 7,840
    Telecommunications Services 0.8% 4,000 10,000 7,020 7,040
    Other  0.2% * * * *
    Transportation & Logistics Services 1.2% 6,400 8,000 6,690 6,413
    1 One percent of students reported accepting an unpaid summer internship.
    2 Data for sponsored students reporting summer internship details is included in this table.
    3 Three students reported accepting multiple internships.
    * Reporting numbers insufficient to provide salary data.
    Major Functions Chosen by Summer Interns 2012-2016
    Percent of Acceptances¹
    Function 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    Consulting 28% 26% 25% 24% 28%
    Finance/Accounting 16% 17% 18% 16% 19%
    General Management 4% 3% 4% 6% 3%
    Human Resources 1% 1% 1% 1% *
    Information Technology 5% 6% 4% 3% 1%
    Marketing/Sales 23% 26% 27% 26% 24%
    Operations/Production 2% 3% 2% 2% 2%
    Other 13% 11% 13% 14% 16%
    Strategic Planning 8% 8% 6% 8% 8%
    ¹Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100 percent
    *Less than 1 percent of accepted internships
     
    Monthly Salaries1 - by Function, Summer Interns, Class of 20172
    Function Percent(%)3 Low($) High($) Average($) Median($)
    Consulting 28.2% 1,000 15,000 10,260 12,000
    Finance/Accounting 15.5% 2,000 15,000 8,667 10,000
    Analyst/Research 1.0% 4,000 10,500 6,167 4,333
    Corporate Finance 1.6% 2,000 8,000 6,336 6,750
    General 1.2% 5,600 8,000 6,787 6,560
    Investment Banking 7.1% 5,208 15,000 10,497 10,416
    Investment Management 1.4% 3,200 11,000 6,189 4,620
    Mergers & Acquisitions 1.6% 3,800 12,500 8,458 9,000
    Private Client Services/Wealth Management 0.6% * * * *
    Other 1.0% 2,500 12,500 7,883 7,300
    General Management 4.4% 2,000 9,700 7,264 8,000
    General Management 1.8% 2,000 9,700 7,294 8,000
    Project Management 1.2% 3,200 8,800 6,840 7,520
    Rotational/Development Program 0.8% 6,116 8,100 6,971 6,834
    Plant/Facility Management 0.2% * * * *
    Other 0.4% * * * *
    Human Resources 0.8% 1,200 8,750 6,211 7,446
    Information Technology 5.0% 3,333 10,000 7,682 8,000
    Business Analysis and Design 1.4% 4,000 8,583 7,169 8,000
    E-Commerce/Internet/Web Site Management 0.8% 4,333 9,533 7,767 8,600
    General 2.8% 3,333 10,000 7,914 8,000
    Marketing/Sales 23.1% 1,085 9,533 6,640 7,200
    Buyer/Merchandising 0.4% * * * *
    Brand/Product Management 13.3% 1,818 9,533 6,826 7,200
    General 6.8% 1,900 9,460 6,578 7,344
    Market Research 0.4% * * * *
    Product Development 1.0% 1,920 8,500 6,072 6,500
    Sales 0.4% * * * *
    Other 0.8% 1,085 7,000 4,334 4,625
    Operations/Logistics 2.0% 2,000 9,530 6,705 7,341
    Operations/Production 1.2% 2,000 9,240 6,607 8,000
    Purchasing 0.4% * * * *
    Supply Chain/Logistics 0.4% * * * *
    Other 13.3% 750 12,500 6,172 7,366
    Business Development 5.5% 1,680 12,000 6,514 7,200
    Corporate Development 0.4% * * * *
    Data Analytics 1.2% 5,000 8,800 6,222 5,767
    Economic Analysis/Research 0.2% * * * *
    Entrepreneurship 1.6% 1,000 8,000 4,525 4,100
    Health Care/Medical Professional 0.4% * * * *
    Real Estate 1.6% 3,200 12,500 6,631 6,300
    Research & Development 0.2% * * * *
    Other 2.2% 4,000 9,600 6,934 7,366
    Strategic Planning 7.7% 600 11,600 6,750 7,200
    1 One percent of students reported accepting an unpaid summer internship.
    2 Data for sponsored students reporting summer internship details is included in this table.
    3 Three students reported accepting multiple internships.
    * Reporting numbers insufficient to provide salary data.
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    Please note that the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Employment Reports only include data from the 1Y, MMM and 2Y programs. This differs from previous years’ employment reports, which included data from the 1Y, MMM, 2Y, JDMBA, MDMBA, PT OCR and Sponsored populations. As a result, benchmarking these more recent reports against previous reports is not advised.