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Employment Statistics

Read highlights of our placement data for the Stern Class of 2015

Full-Time Employment Statistics by Industry

  % of Reported Placements Mean Base Salary Base Salary Range Mean Signing Bonus Mean Other Guaranteed Bonus
Consulting 29% $129,668 $93,000-$147,000 $25,674 $22,417
Investment Banking 24% $120,634 $55,000-$150,000 $45,963 $36,429
Consumer Products 10% $99,154 $65,000-$114,000 $23,075 $18,027
EMT - Technology 8% $104,435 $50,000-$135,000 $22,784 $23,136
Diversified Financial Services 5% $98,467 $70,000-$112,000 $25,950 $18,571
EMT - Entertainment/Media 5% $88,167 $30,000-$140,000 $15,000 $20,440
Retail 4% $93,409 $70,000-$110,000 $12,857 $8,550
Asset Management 3% $120,000 $100,000-$150,000 $24,000 n/a
Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech 2% $101,200 $71,000-$120,000 $20,000 n/a
Real Estate 2% $110,286 $87,000-$130,000 n/a n/a
Energy/Power 1% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Entrepreneurial/Start-Up 1% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Government 1% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hedge Fund 1% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Not-for-profit 1% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Telecommunications 1% $100,667 $90,000-$112,000 $12,667 n/a
Venture Capital/Private Equity 1% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other* 1% n/a n/a n/a n/a
*Other includes: Insurance, Law and Manufacturing
*An 'n/a' in any field indicates there is insufficient data

Full-time Employment Statistics by Function

  % of Reported Placements Mean Base Salary Base Salary Range Mean Signing Bonus Mean Other Guaranteed Bonus
Consulting 28% $129,623 $80,000-$147,000 $26,738 $24,885
Investment Banking 18% $125,294 $100,000-$150,000 $47,500 $34,167
Marketing 13% $96,934 $50,000-$135,000 $23,574 $18,835
Finance - General/Corporate 7% $99,262 $50,000-$120,000 $21,988 $15,317
General Management 5% $106,077 $30,000-$140,000 $23,400 $14,500
Research 4% $111,250 $70,000-$150,000 $33,750 n/a
Business Development 3% $102,125 $90,000-$120,000 $13,333 n/a
Investment Management 3% $119,000 $93,000-$135,000 $32,250 n/a
Operations 3% $87,714 $50,000-$119,000 $16,833 n/a
Product Management 3% $108,429 $90,000-$120,000 $19,600 n/a
Data and Analytics 2% $102,000 $80,000-$115,000 $7,500 n/a
Private Banking/Client Services 2% $124,000 $120,000-$125,000 $36,875 n/a
Sales & Trading 2% $91,000  $55,000-$100,000 $38,000 $50,000
Real Estate 2% $108,667  $87,000-$130,000 $7,500 n/a
Strategic Planning 2% $95,000  $70,000-$120,000 n/a n/a
Law 1% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Private Equity 1% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other++ 1% $121,667 $100,000-$145,000 n/a n/a
++Other  includes: Finance - Structured/ Project Finance, Risk Management and Venture Capital
*An 'n/a' in any field indicates there is insufficient data

Average Annual Salary  

Base average: $114,863
Base salary range: $30,000-$160,000
Signing bonus average*: $30,410
Guaranteed bonus average*: $22,985
*Average bonus statistics are calculated only for those who provided bonus information.

View full placement statistics on our Office of Career Development website.