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 2020 Full-Time Employment by Industry1,2,3

Class of 2020 Full-Time Employment by Industry1,2,3

Class of 2020 Full-Time Employment by Function1,2,3,4

Class of 2020 Full-Time Employment by Function

Geography

Percent of U.S. Hires

87.1%

of full-time hires3 in the Class of 2020 were within the United States

median base salary for U.S. hires1

$145,000


median base salary by region1

  • Northeast $150,000
  • West $140,000
  • Southwest $146,500
  • Mid-Atlantic $130,000
  • Midwest $152,500
  • South$136,000

Hires by International Regions

12.9%

of full-time hires3 in the Class of 2020 were international

median base salary for international hires1

$110,699


median base salary by region1

  • Asia $106,610
  • Europe $112,134
  • MENA *
  • South America *
  • Central America and the Caribbean *
  • Canada *
  • Africa *

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

Our Students: Class of 2020

Demographic Data

Demographics


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

Full-Time Employment Status

Received Job Offer By
Three Months Post-Graduation

90.2%

249 of 301 students seeking employment

Accepted Job Offer By
Three Months Post-Graduation

85.9%

237 of 301 students seeking employment

Class Size 346
Students Seeking Employment 276 79.8%
Students Not Seeking Employment 69 19.9%
Company Sponsored 22 6.4%
Starting Own Business5 21 6.1%
Continuing Education 21 6.1%
Not Seeking, Other 3 0.9%
Postponing Search 2 0.6%
No Response to Survey 1 0.3%

Overall Salary Data

Base Salary

Base Salary1
25th Percentile Median 75th Percentile
$120,000 $140,000 $160,000

Other Guaranteed Compensation

Other Guaranteed Compensation2
Median Signing Bonus Median Guaranteed Year-End Bonus
$30,000 $20,413

Class of 2020 Notes

1Compensation information is self reported. Of students reporting accepted offers, 96.6% included salary information.
2Of those reporting salary information, 77.3% reported receiving a signing bonus and 10.5% 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.
3Of students reporting accepted offers, 99.6% included job industry and function and 97.9% included region.
4“Other” function consists of Human Resources (0.8%), Information Technology (0.4%), Real Estate (0.4%), Sustainbility, (0.4%), Research and Development (0.4%), and Other (0.8%).
5Of students reporting accepted offers, 1 (0.4%) also reported starting their own venture.

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

Class of 2021 Internship Employment by Industry1,2

Class of 2021 Internship Employment by Industry1,2

Class of 2021 Internship Employment by Function1,2,3

Class of 2021 Internship Job Function

Geography

Internships by U.S. Regions

85.6%

of total internship hires in the Class of 20212 were within the United States

median weekly salary for U.S. internships1

$2,000


median weekly salary by region1

  • Northeast $2,100
  • West $2,000
  • Mid-Atlantic $1,650
  • Southwest $3,000
  • Midwest $1,840
  • South $1,337

Internships by International Regions

14.4%

of total internship hires in the Class of 20212 were international

median weekly salary for international internships1

$923


median weekly salary by region1

  • Asia $884
  • Europe $636
  • Middle East/North Africa *
  • Central American and the Caribbean *
  • Africa *
  • South America *

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

Our Students: Class of 2021

styles

Demographic Data


Note: at matriculation in fall 2019

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 42%
U.S. Students of Color 29%
Underrepresented U.S. Students of Color†† 13%
International Passport Holders††† 44%
Average GMAT 720
Average GPA 3.66

Internship Employment Status

Accepted Job Offers4

100%

312 of 343 students seeking employment

Class Size 344
Students Seeking Employment 312 90.7%
Students Not Seeking Employment 30 8.7%
Company Sponsored 9 2.6%
5Starting Own Business 13 3.8%
Continuing Education 8 2.3%
No Information 2 0.6%

Internship Salary Data

Weekly Salary

Weekly Salary1
25th Percentile Median 75th Percentile
$1,000 $1,953 $2,800

Class of 2021 Notes

1Compensation information is self reported. Of accepted offers, 95.6% included salary information. Of those, 14.0% 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, 10.6% 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 job offers, 100% included job industry and job function and 97.1% included job region.
3“Other” function consists of Law (0.3%), Human Resources (0.3%), and Other (0.3%).
4Of students accepting internships, 27 (8.7%) reported having multiple internships.
5Of students accepting internships, 4 (1.3%) also reported starting their own venture.

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