Compensation of Accepted Offers by Industry, Class of 2017

 
Industry % Average Base ($) Median Base ($) Low ($) High ($) Average
Signing Bonus ($)
Average Other
Guaranteed Bonus ($)
Consulting 26.0% 130,739 140,000 60,000 152,500 27,524 23,530
Consumer Packaged Goods 7.3% 108,109 105,000 93,000 180,000 27,429 16,447
Financial Services 32.4% 122,395 125,000 50,000 168,000 42,681 39,209
Asset Management
1.9% 110,000 120,000 50,000 150,000 35,000 46,667
Commercial Banking
1.3% 111,667 110,000 105,000 120,000 30,000 12,500
Diversified Financial Services
2.5% 110,000 110,000 80,000 125,000 28,571 14,680
Insurance
1.3% 118,000 115,000 107,000 135,000 37,500 35,000
Investment Banking
22.9% 127,604 125,000 65,000 168,000 45,230 38,676
Venture Capital
1.3% 100,750 91,500 90,000 130,000 76,500
Finance Other*
1.3% 110,000 122,500 70,000 125,000 38,333 87,500
Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech 2.9% 120,000 120,000 95,000 150,000 23,000 19,250
Entertainment/Media/Sports 2.9% 105,000 110,000 65,000 130,000 17,714
Non-Profit 1.6% 87,180 85,000 60,000 10,000
Real Estate 3.5% 111,500 110,000 90,000 150,000 13,250 29,333
Retail 3.2% 94,233 92,500 75,000 122,000 32,500 13,313
Apparel/Fashion
2.2% 88,517 91,250 75,000 100,000 30,000 19,000
General
1.0% 105,667 105,000 90,000 122,000 35,000 7,625
Technology/Telecommunications 16.8% 115,314 120,000 54,000 145,000 31,367 24,328
Technology
14.9% 115,067 120,000 54,000 145,000 32,603 23,619
Telecommunications
1.9% 117,167 115,000 115,000 123,000 20,863 32,835
Other              
Energy
0.3%  †   †   †   †   †   † 
Hospitality
0.3%  †   †   †   †   †   † 
Law
1.9% 181,667 180,000 180,000 190,000 10,000 15,000
Manufacturing
0.6%  †  †  †  †  †  †
Transportation & Logistics Services
0.3%  †   †   †   †   †   † 

*Financial Services Other includes Hedge Funds, Private Equity
† Reporting numbers insufficient  to provide salary information

 

Historical Employment Data, by Industry

 
Industry Class of 2017 Class of 2016 Class of 2015 Class of 2014 Class of 2013
Consulting 26% 29% 29% 28% 23%
Consumer Packaged Goods 7% 9% 10% 8% 8%
Energy * * 1% * *
Financial Services          
Asset Management
2% 3% 3% 3% 3%
Commercial Banking
1%       *
Diversified Financial Services
3% 3% 5% 5% 5%
Hedge Fund
* * * * *
Insurance
1% * * 2%  
Investment Banking
23% 28% 24% 27% 30%
Venture Capital/Private Equity
2% * 1% * 3%
Government   * 1% 2%  
Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals/Biotech 3% 2% 2% 2% 1%
Hospitality * *   *  
Manufacturing *   * * *
Media/Entertainment 3% 4% 5% 6% 5%
Non-Profit 2% 2% 1% * 2%
Real Estate 4% 2% 2% 1% 1%
Retail/Luxury Retail 3% 3% 4% 4% 5%
Technology/Telecommunications 17% 10% 9% 6% 6%
Transportation & Logistics Services * *   1%  
Other          
Law
2% 3% * * 2%
Other
    1% 2% 3%
*Less than 1% of accepted offers
**Due to rounding, totals do not always add up to 100%
 
Updated as of 11/16/17