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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 PlacementsMean Base SalaryBase Salary RangeMean Signing BonusMean Guaranteed Bonus
Investment Banking22%$102,855$75,000-$150,000$46,397$40,000
Consulting22%$126,696$71,000-$140,000$28,954$24,000
Diversified Financial Services11%$100,979$86,200-$128,333$32,036$29,533
Consumer Products7%$97,476$85,000-$105,000$24,263$13,727
Media/Entertainment/Technology11%$102,160$50,000-$140,000$21,281$12,667
Investment Management/Hedge Fund6%$109,722$75,000-$145,000$29,500$44,000
Luxury/Retail3%$93,173$85,000-$112,211n/a$14,417
Private Equity/Venture Captial3%$109,167$60,000-$125,000$30,000$41,800
Pharmaceuticals/Healthcare3%$102,750$87,500-$117,000$15,250n/a
Entrepreneurial/Start Up2%$106,000$65,000-$160,000n/an/a
Real Estate1%$95,000$85,000-$100,000n/an/a
Telecommunications1%$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 PlacementsMean Base SalaryBase Salary RangeMean Signing BonusMean Guaranteed Bonus
Consulting25%$122,848$71,000-$140,000$28,218$22,583
Marketing17%$100,627$75,000-$160,000$21,730$21,718
Investment Banking16%$103,420$100,000-$150,000$47,784$40,314
General/Corporate Finance5%$104,083$95,000-$150,000$27,750n/a
General Management/Project Management5%$102,885$50,000-$150,000$27,083$12,389
Research3%$109,103$100,000-$137,821$43,333$37,500
Sales & Trading6%$101,355$75,000-$137,821$39,500n/a
Business Development4%$101,875$70,000-$130,000$10,000$12,500
Strategic Planning3%$103,438$90,000-$125,000$22,833n/a
Investment Management7%$108,438$100,000-$145,000$30,000$38,536
Private Banking/Private Client Services2%$96,550$86,200-$100,000$35,000n/a
Private Equity2%$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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