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Class of 2012

As you review the placement statistics, please note that all information is derived from student self-reported data.

Demographics*
Average years of prior work experience: 4.7
Female: 34%
Minority: 29%
International and dual citizen: 38%
*Information for the class entering Fall 2010
 
Source of Placement
Stern On/Off-Campus Scheduled Interviews: 69%
Personal Contacts: 14%
Stern OCD Job Postings: 8%
Stern Supported Activities: 5%
Pre-Stern Employer: 2%
Career Fair (External): 2%
 
Geographical Region
USA: 89%
Asia: 5%
Europe: 3%
Latin America: 3%
 
Geographical Region: USA
Northeast: 88%
West: 4%
Mid-Atlantic: 3%
South: 2%
Southwest: 2%
Mid-West: 1%
 
 
Average Annual Salary
Total average: $167,702
Base average: $107,875
Full annual compensation range*: $50,000-$160,000
Signing bonus average**: $32,054
Guaranteed bonus average**: $27,773
*This statistic reflects the range of individual students' full compensation packages, including base salary, signing bonus, and other guaranteed compensation.

**Average bonus statistics are calculated only for those who provided bonus information.

NYU Stern does not include the amount or percentage of equity or stock options, corporate reimbursement for relocation and/or second year tuition expenses in its annual compensation totals.

Full-Time Employment Statistics by Industry
  % of Reported Placements Mean Base Salary Base Salary Range Mean Signing Bonus Mean Guaranteed Bonus
Investment Banking 22% $102,855 $75,000-$150,000 $46,397 $40,000
Consulting 22% $126,696 $71,000-$140,000 $28,954 $24,000
Diversified Financial Services 11% $100,979 $86,200-$128,333 $32,036 $29,533
Consumer Products 7% $97,476 $85,000-$105,000 $24,263 $13,727
Media/Entertainment/Technology 11% $102,160 $50,000-$140,000 $21,281 $12,667
Investment Management/Hedge Fund 6% $109,722 $75,000-$145,000 $29,500 $44,000
Luxury/Retail 3% $93,173 $85,000-$112,211 n/a $14,417
Private Equity/Venture Captial 3% $109,167 $60,000-$125,000 $30,000 $41,800
Pharmaceuticals/Healthcare 3% $102,750 $87,500-$117,000 $15,250 n/a
Entrepreneurial/Start Up 2% $106,000 $65,000-$160,000 n/a n/a
Real Estate 1% $95,000 $85,000-$100,000 n/a n/a
Telecommunications 1% $121,667 $105,000-$140,000 $17,000 $21,688
Other† 8% $99,974 $80,000-$150,000 $18,083 $23,350

† Other includes Aerospace Transportation, Commercial Banking, Executive Search, Law, Manufacturing, Not-for-Profit and Other

Full-Time Employment Statistics by Function
  % of Reported Placements Mean Base Salary Base Salary Range Mean Signing Bonus Mean Guaranteed Bonus
Consulting 25% $122,848 $71,000-$140,000 $28,218 $22,583
Marketing 17% $100,627 $75,000-$160,000 $21,730 $21,718
Investment Banking 16% $103,420 $100,000-$150,000 $47,784 $40,314
General/Corporate Finance 5% $104,083 $95,000-$150,000 $27,750 n/a
General Management/Project Management 5% $102,885 $50,000-$150,000 $27,083 $12,389
Research 3% $109,103 $100,000-$137,821 $43,333 $37,500
Sales & Trading 6% $101,355 $75,000-$137,821 $39,500 n/a
Business Development 4% $101,875 $70,000-$130,000 $10,000 $12,500
Strategic Planning 3% $103,438 $90,000-$125,000 $22,833 n/a
Investment Management 7% $108,438 $100,000-$145,000 $30,000 $38,536
Private Banking/Private Client Services 2% $96,550 $86,200-$100,000 $35,000 n/a
Private Equity 2% $105,000 $60,000-$125,000 $30,000 $42,250
Other ‡ 5% $92,500 $60,000-$125,000 $21,667 $18,333

‡ Other includes Information Systems, Law, Operations, Risk Management, Social Enterprise, Structured Finance and Venture Capital

This report conforms to the MBA Career Services Council Standards for reporting MBA employment statistics.

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