Employment Report

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Throughout their careers, Yale MBAs take on a range of challenges across regions and sectors.

Graduating students find positions in a variety of industries. The range of companies that hire Yale SOM students is remarkable, reflecting the initiative and creativity that our students bring to shaping their own careers. Alumni of the school excel in roles that span industries, sectors, and regions.

Class of 2016 Full-Time Employment by Industry1,2,3

Class of 2016 Full-Time Employment by Industry1,2,3

Class of 2016 Full-Time Employment by Function1,2,3,4

Class of 2015 Full-Time Employment by Function

Geography

Percent of U.S. Hires

84.6%

of full-time hires3 in the Class of 2016 were within the United States

median base salary for U.S. hires1

$120,000


median base salary by region1

  • Northeast $125,000
  • West $118,000
  • Mid-Atlantic $115,000
  • Southwest $122,500
  • Midwest $120,000
  • South *

Hires by International Regions

15.4%

of full-time hires3 in the Class of 2016 were international

median base salary for international hires1

$100,000


median base salary by region1

  • Asia $117,500
  • Europe $90,500
  • Canada *
  • South America *
  • Central America *
  • Middle East *
  • Australia *
  • Africa *

* Indicates insufficient data or data not published to maintain student privacy

Our Students: Class of 2016

Demographic Data

Demographics


Note: at matriculation in fall 2014

Average Age 27.6
Gender  
— Female 37%
— Male 63%
U.S. Minority 25%
Underrepresented Minority 13%
Country of Origin  
— United States 61%
— International 39%
Average GMAT 710
Average GPA 3.53

 

 

Full-Time Employment Status

Received Job Offer By
Three Months Post-Graduation

93.3%

249 of 267 students seeking employment

Accepted Job Offer By
Three Months Post-Graduation

89.9%

240 of 267 students seeking employment

 

Class Size 302
Students Seeking Employment 267 88.4%
Students Not Seeking Employment 31 10.3%
Starting Own Business 16 5.3%
Company Sponsored 9 3.0%
Continuing Education 4 1.3%
Postponing Search/Other 2 0.7%
No Response to Survey 4 1.3%

 

Overall Salary Data

Base Salary

Base Salary1
25th Percentile Median 75th Percentile
$103,000 $120,000 $140,000

Other Guaranteed Compensation

Other Guaranteed Compensation2
25th Percentile Median 75th Percentile
$20,000 $34,000 $57,500

Class of 2016 Notes

1 Compensation information is self reported. Of students reporting accepted offers, 97.1% included salary information.

2 Other Guaranteed Compensation includes signing bonus, guaranteed year-end bonus, relocation bonus, summer internship bonus, early sign-on bonus, tuition reimbursement, and housing expenses. Of those reporting salary information, 70.0% reported receiving other guaranteed compensation. In order to be noted in tables for “Other Guaranteed Compensation,” function and industry must have at least 50% reporting other guaranteed compensation.

3 One hundred percent of students reporting accepted offers included job industry, function, and region.

4 “Other” function consists of Information Technology (0.8%), Research and Development (0.8%), Human Resources (0.4%), Sustainability (0.4%), and Education (0.4%).

Note: One student accepted an offer and then withdrew that acceptance. One student had an accepted offer rescinded by the offering firm. These offers are not included in the data.

* Asterisk indicates insufficient data or data not published to maintain student privacy.

Class of 2017 Internship Employment by Industry2,3,5

Class of 2017 Internship Employment by Industry2,3,5

Class of 2017 Internship Employment by Function2,3,4

Class of 2017 Internship Job Function

Geography

Internships by U.S. Regions

81.5%

of total internship hires in the Class of 20172 were within the United States

median weekly salary for U.S. internships1

$1,923


median weekly salary by region1

  • Northeast $2,250
  • West $1,846
  • Mid-Atlantic $1,200
  • Midwest $1,817
  • South $1,800
  • Southwest $2,333

Internships by International Regions

18.5%

of total internship hires in the Class of 20172 were international

median weekly salary for international internships1

$1,500


median weekly salary by region1

  • Asia $1,080
  • Europe $1,800
  • Central America $1,500
  • Middle East $1,783
  • Africa *
  • South America *
  • Canada *

* Indicates insufficient data or data not published to maintain student privacy

Our Students: Class of 2017

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Demographic Data


Note: at matriculation in fall 2015

Average Age 27.5
Gender  
— Female 40%
— Male 60%
U.S. Minority 22%
Underrepresented Minority 10%
Country of Origin  
— United States 60%
— International 40%
Average GMAT 721
Average GPA 3.60

 

Internship Employment Status

Accepted Job Offers1

100.0%

300 of 300 students seeking employment

 

Class Size 329
Students Seeking Employment 300 91.2%
Students Not Seeking Employment 29 8.8%
Starting Own Business 13 4.0%
Company Sponsored 4 1.2%
Continuing Education 10 3.2%
Other 2 0.6%

Internship Salary Data

Weekly Salary

Weekly Salary2
25th Percentile Median 75th Percentile
$1,215 $1,900 $2,403

Class of 2017 Notes

1 Of students accepting internships, 12 (4.2%) reported having multiple internships.

2 Compensation information is self reported. Of accepted offers, 97.1% included salary information. Of those, 10.5% reported receiving no salary. Salary data represents students who reported salary information and were paid a salary. Of reported paid and unpaid salaries, 12.2% were expected to be supplemented by the Yale SOM Internship Fund, a donor-supported fund that provides financial support to students who pursue summer internships in the public or nonprofit sector. This funding is not included in the salary data.

3 One hundred percent of accepted offers included job function, job industry, and region. 

4 “Other” function consists of Human Resources (0.6%), Archaeology (0.3%), Entrepreneurship (0.3%), Research and Development (0.3%), Education (0.3%), Domestic Policy (0.3%), GIS Specialist (0.3%), Production (0.3%), and Innovation (0.3%) 

5 “Other” industry consists of Real Estate (0.6%) and Executive Search (0.3%)

Note: Two students accepted offers and then withdrew their acceptance. One student had an accepted offer rescinded by the offering firm. These offers are not included in the data.

* Asterisk indicates insufficient data or data not published to maintain student privacy.