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Employment Statistics

Read highlights of our placement data for the Stern Class of 2013

Full-Time Employment Statistics by Industry*
  % of Reported Placements Mean Base Salary Base Salary Range Mean Signing Bonus Mean Guaranteed Bonus
Investment Banking 30% $102,473 $87,000-$140,000 $43,494 $41,667
Consulting 23% $125,336 $70,000-$142,000 $27,387 $25,113
Media/Entertainment/Technology 10% $98,200 $50,000-$130,000 $15,714 $23,519
Consumer Products 8% $97,778 $80,000-$115,000 $21,361 $21,283
Diversified Financial Services 5% $100,000 $80,000-$110,000 $28,409 $31,875
Luxury/Retail 5% $93,417 $60,000-$115,000 $26,000 $21,250
Investment Management/Hedge Fund 4% $110,691 $80,000-$237,600 $48,333 $16,000
Private Equity/Venture Capital 3% $125,400 $105,000-$150,000 n/a $69,850
Law 2% $156,667 $150,000-$160,000 n/a n/a
Entrepreneurial/Start-up 2% $95,000 $70,000-$120,000 n/a n/a
Not-for-profit/Education 2% $91,250 $75,000-$100,000 n/a n/a
Pharmaceutical/Healthcare 1% $107,500 $100,000-$110,000 $14,375 n/a
Real Estate 1% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Telecommunications 1% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other+ 8% $87,571 $60,000-$114,000 $18,000 n/a
+Other includes Commercial Banking, Energy/Power, Manufacturing and Other.
*An 'n/a' in any field indicates there is insufficient data to comply with MBA Career Services Council salary reporting guidelines.

Full-Time Employment Statistics by Function*
  % of Reported Placements Mean Base Salary Base Salary Range Mean Signing Bonus Mean Guaranteed Bonus
Consulting 26% $124,486 $80,000-$150,000 $26,960 $22,060
Investment Banking 19% $103,283 $100,000-$140,000 $45,657 $47,917
Marketing 14% $96,282 $50,000-$130,000 $22,932 $23,153
General/Corporate Finance 9% $100,325 $85,000-$117,000 $17,611 $15,917
Research 6% $101,647 $98,000-$120,000 $41,458 $44,167
Sales & Trading 4% $100,000 $100,000-$100,000 $45,850 n/a
Business Development 3% $82,750 $50,000-$125,000 $20,000 n/a
Strategic Planning3% $105,833 $85,000-$125,000 $25,000 n/a
General Management/Project Management 2% $121,267 $60,000-$237,600 $33,750 n/a
Investment Management 2% $93,333 $80,000-$100,000 $43,333 n/a
Private Equity 2% $125,400 $105,000-$150,000 n/a $69,250
Law 2% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Information Systems/Technology 1% $115,000  $110,000-$120,000 n/a n/a
Private Banking/Private Client Services 1%  $95,667  $87,000-$100,000 $38,333 n/a
Social Enterprise 1% $89,000 $75,000-$100,000 n/a n/a
Other++ 2% $116,667 $100,000-$135,000 $28,333 n/a
++Other includes Operations, Real Estate, Structured Finance and Venture Capital.
*An 'n/a' in any field indicates there is insufficient data to comply with MBA Career Services Council salary reporting guidelines.

Average Annual Salary
Total average: $168,396
Base average: $107,450
Full annual compensation range*: $50,000-$237,600
Signing bonus average**: $32,866
Guaranteed bonus average**: $28,080
*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.

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