Compensation of Accepted Offers by Industry, Class of 2018

 
Industry % Average Base ($) Median Base ($) Low ($) High ($) Average
Signing Bonus ($)
Consulting 28.4% 140,078 147,000 83,000 170,000 27,780
Consumer Packaged Goods 5.2% 106,647 106,000 95,000 135,000 27,143
Financial Services 33.8% 125,286 125,000 70,000 170,000 46,253
Commercial Banking
0.9% 122,167 125,000 107,500 134,000
Diversified Financial Services
3.7% 113,333 110,000 100,000 125,000 28,188
Insurance
1.2% 125,000 125,000 115,000 135,000 37,500
Investment Banking
26.2% 127,882 125,000 95,000 170,000 50,563
Venture Capital
0.9% 110,000 110,000 70,000 150,000 21,333
Finance Other*
0.9% 118,333 115,000 110,000 130,000 26,667
Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech 2.7% 115,000 115,000 100,000 125,000 27,500
Entertainment/Media/Sports 2.1% 108,000 110,000 85,000 150,000 11,667
Non-Profit 1.2% 106,250 95,000 90,000 145,000
Real Estate 1.8% 122,500 112,500 80,000 200,000
Retail 2.1% 104,357 110,000 85,000 120,000
Technology/Telecommunications 16.5% 123,865 130,000 70,000 145,000 38,983
Technology
15.2% 125,239 130,000 70,000 145,000 42,006
Telecommunications
1.2% 108,750 110,000 100,000 115,000 9,500
Other            
Energy
0.9%
Hospitality
0.3%
Law
4.0% 176,923 180,000 150,000 190,000 16,000
Manufacturing
0.6%
Transportation & Logistics Services
0.3%

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

 

Historical Employment Data, by Industry

 
Industry Class of 2018 Class of 2017 Class of 2016 Class of 2015 Class of 2014
Consulting 28% 26% 29% 29% 28%
Consumer Packaged Goods 5% 7% 9% 10% 8%
Energy 1% * * 1% *
Financial Services          
Asset Management
* 2% 3% 3% 3%
Commercial Banking
1% 1%     *
Diversified Financial Services
4% 3% 3% 5% 5%
Hedge Fund
* * * * *
Insurance
1% 1% * * 2%
Investment Banking
26% 23% 28% 24% 27%
Venture Capital/Private Equity
1% 2% * 1% *
Government     * 1% 2%
Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals/Biotech 3% 3% 2% 2% 2%
Hospitality * * *   *
Manufacturing 1% *   * *
Entertainment/Media/Sports 2% 3% 4% 5% 6%
Non-Profit 1% 2% 2% 1% *
Real Estate 2% 4% 2% 2% 1%
Retail/Luxury Retail 2% 3% 3% 4% 4%
Technology/Telecommunications 17% 17% 10% 9% 6%
Transportation & Logistics Services * * *   1%
Other          
Law
4% 2% 3% * *
Other
      1% 2%
*Less than 1% of accepted offers
**Due to rounding, totals do not always add up to 100%
 
Updated as of 10/25/18