Yale School of Management

Employment Report

Throughout their careers, Yale MBAs take on a range of challenges across regions and sectors.

Graduating students find positions in a variety of industries. The range of employers that hire Yale SOM students is remarkable, reflecting the initiative and creativity that our students bring to shaping their own careers. Alumni of the school excel in roles that span industries, sectors, and regions.

Class of 2019 Full-Time Employment by Industry1,2,3,4,5

Class of 2019 Full-Time Employment by Industry1,2,3,4,5

Class of 2019 Full-Time Employment by Function2,3,4,5

Class of 2019 Full-Time Employment by Function

Geography

Percent of U.S. Hires

79.9%

of full-time hires4 in the Class of 2019 were within the United States

median base salary for U.S. hires2

$135,000


median base salary by region2

  • Northeast $130,000
  • West $135,000
  • Southwest $151,000
  • Mid-Atlantic $148,000
  • Midwest $135,000
  • South*

Hires by International Regions

20.1%

of full-time hires4 in the Class of 2019 were international

median base salary for international hires2

$110,000


median base salary by region2

  • Asia $117,900
  • Europe $107,063
  • MENA $130,000
  • South America $77,355
  • Central America and the Caribbean $105,000
  • Canada *
  • Africa *

* Indicates insufficient data or data not published to maintain student privacy

Our Students: Class of 2019

Demographic Data

Demographics


Note: at matriculation in fall 2017

INCLUDES U.S. CITIZENS AND PERMANENT RESIDENTS WHO IDENTIFY AS ASIAN, BLACK, HISPANIC/LATINO, NATIVE AMERICAN/ISLANDER, OR MULTIETHNIC

††INCLUDES U.S. CITIZENS AND PERMANENT RESIDENTS WHO IDENTIFY AS BLACK, HISPANIC/LATINO, NATIVE AMERICAN/ISLANDER, OR MULTIETHNIC

†††INCLUDES U.S. PERMANENT RESIDENTS AND DUAL CITIZENS

Women 43%
U.S. Students of Color 27%
Underrepresented U.S. Students of Color†† 12%
International Passport Holders††† 45%
Average GMAT 727
Average GPA 3.67

Full-Time Employment Status

Received Job Offer By
Three Months Post-Graduation

92.4%

278 of 301 students seeking employment

Accepted Job Offer By
Three Months Post-Graduation

91.4%

275 of 301 students seeking employment

Class Size 344
Students Seeking Employment 301 87.5%
Students Not Seeking Employment 41 11.9%
Company Sponsored 19 5.5%
6Starting Own Business 15 4.4%
Continuing Education 5 1.5%
Postponing Search 2 0.6%
No Response to Survey 2 0.6%

Overall Salary Data

Base Salary

Base Salary2
25th Percentile Median 75th Percentile
$110,000 $130,000 $150,000

Other Guaranteed Compensation

Other Guaranteed Compensation3
Median Signing Bonus Median Guaranteed Year-End Bonus
$30,000 $20,000

Class of 2019 Notes

1For Class of 2019 industry data, some companies have been reclassified based on their current primary line of business. Industry shifts from prior years may be due to those changes.
2Compensation information is self reported. Of students reporting accepted offers, 95.6% included salary information.
3Of students reporting salary information, 74.5% reported receiving a signing bonus and 14.1% reported receiving a guaranteed year-end bonus. In order to be noted in tables for Signing Bonus, function and industry must have at least 50% reporting signing bonus.
4Of students reporting accepted offers, 99.6% included job industry and function and 99.3% included region.
5“Other” function consists of Human Resources (0.7%), Sustainability, (0.7%), Healthcare(0.4%), and Education (0.4%)
6Of students reporting accepted offers, 2 (0.7%) also reported starting their own venture.

* Asterisk indicates insufficient data or data not published to maintain student privacy.

Class of 2020 Internship Employment by Industry1,2,3

Class of 2020 Internship Employment by Industry1,2,3

Class of 2020 Internship Employment by Function2,3,4

Class of 2020 Internship Job Function

Geography

Internships by U.S. Regions

80.8%

of total internship hires in the Class of 20202 were within the United States

median weekly salary for U.S. internships1

$1,943


median weekly salary by region1

  • Northeast $2,077
  • West $1,846
  • Mid-Atlantic $1,760
  • Southwest $2,308
  • Midwest $1,860
  • South $1,685

Internships by International Regions

19.2%

of total internship hires in the Class of 20202 were international

median weekly salary for international internships1

$1,151


median weekly salary by region1

  • Asia $808
  • Europe $1,384
  • Middle East/North Africa $692
  • Central American and the Carribean *
  • Africa *
  • Canada *
  • Australia *
  • South America *

* Indicates insufficient data or data not published to maintain student privacy

Our Students: Class of 2020

styles

Demographic Data


Note: at matriculation in fall 2018

INCLUDES U.S. CITIZENS AND PERMANENT RESIDENTS WHO IDENTIFY AS ASIAN, BLACK, HISPANIC/LATINO, NATIVE AMERICAN/ISLANDER, OR MULTIETHNIC

††INCLUDES U.S. CITIZENS AND PERMANENT RESIDENTS WHO IDENTIFY AS BLACK, HISPANIC/LATINO, NATIVE AMERICAN/ISLANDER, OR MULTIETHNIC

†††INCLUDES U.S. PERMANENT RESIDENTS AND DUAL CITIZENS

Women 43%
U.S. Students of Color 27%
Underrepresented U.S. Students of Color†† 12%
International Passport Holders††† 45%
Average GMAT 724
Average GPA 3.67

Internship Employment Status

Accepted Job Offers4

99.7%

330 of 331 students seeking employment

Class Size 347
Students Seeking Employment 331 95.4%
Students Not Seeking Employment 16 4.6%
Company Sponsored 7 2.0%
5Starting Own Business 7 2.0%
Continuing Education 1 0.3%
Other Reason 1 0.3%

Internship Salary Data

Weekly Salary

Weekly Salary1
25th Percentile Median 75th Percentile
$1,225 $1,846 $2,500

Class of 2020 Notes

1Compensation information is self reported. Of accepted offers, 95.2% included salary information. Of those, 6.2% reported receiving no salary. Salary data presented above represents students who reported salary information and were paid a salary. Of reported paid and unpaid salaries, 8.3% were expected to be supplemented by the Yale SOM Internship Fund, a donor-supported fund that provides financial support to students who pursue summer internships in the public or nonprofit sector. This funding is not included in the salaries presented above.
2Of accepted offers, 100% included job industry, 99.7% included job region, and 99.4% of accepted offers included job function.
3“Other” function consists of Sustainability (0.6%), Healthcare (0.6%), Buyer/Merchandising (0.3%), Reseach and Development (0.3%), Social Impact (0.3%), Policy (0.3%), and Program Officer (0.3%)
4Of students accepting internships, 25 (7.6%) reported having multiple internships.
5Of students accepting internships, 2 (0.6%) also reported starting their own venture.

* Asterisk indicates insufficient data or data not published to maintain student privacy.