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 companies 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 2018 Full-Time Employment by Industry1,2,3

Class of 2018 Full-Time Employment by Industry1,2,3

Class of 2018 Full-Time Employment by Function1,2,3,4

Class of 2018 Full-Time Employment by Function

Geography

Percent of U.S. Hires

88.2%

of full-time hires3 in the Class of 2018 were within the United States

median base salary for U.S. hires1

$130,000


median base salary by region1

  • Northeast $125,000
  • West $130,000
  • Mid-Atlantic $125,000
  • Midwest $120,000
  • Southwest $147,000
  • South $125,000

Hires by International Regions

11.8%

of full-time hires3 in the Class of 2018 were international

median base salary for international hires1

$112,691


median base salary by region1

  • Asia $121,212
  • Europe $99,090
  • Canada *
  • Mexico *
  • South America *
  • Australia *

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

Our Students: Class of 2018

Demographic Data

Demographics


Note: at matriculation in fall 2016

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 28%
Underrepresented U.S. Students of Color†† 13%
International Passport Holders††† 46%
Average GMAT 725
Average GPA 3.63

Full-Time Employment Status

Received Job Offer By
Three Months Post-Graduation

91.9%

261 of 284 students seeking employment

Accepted Job Offer By
Three Months Post-Graduation

89.8%

255 of 284 students seeking employment

Class Size 325
Students Seeking Employment 284 87.4%
Students Not Seeking Employment 38 11.7%
Company Sponsored 15 4.6%
Continuing Education 13 4.0%
Postponing Search/Other 6 1.8%
Starting Own Business 4 1.2%
No Response to Survey 3 0.9%

Overall Salary Data

Base Salary

Base Salary1
25th Percentile Median 75th Percentile
$113,537 $127,100 $145,500

Other Guaranteed Compensation

Other Guaranteed Compensation2
Median Signing Bonus Median Guaranteed Year-End Bonus Median Combined Compensation
$30,000 $20,000 $36,000

Class of 2018 Notes

1Compensation information is self reported. Of students reporting accepted offers, 95.7% included salary information.
2Median Combined Compensation includes signing bonus, guaranteed year-end bonus, relocation bonus, tuition reimbursement, and housing expenses. Of those reporting salary information, 68.9% reported receiving a signing bonus, 19.3% reported receiving a guaranteed year-end bonus, and 77.0% reported receiving some kind of additional guaranteed compensation beyond base salary, including signing bonus and guaranteed year-end bonus. In order to be noted in tables for “Median Signing Bonus” or  “Median Combined Compensation,” function and industry must have at least 50% reporting non-salary guaranteed compensation.
3One hundred percent of students reporting accepted offers included job industry, function, and region.
4“Other” function consists of Research and Development (0.4%), Healthcare (0.4%), Government and Community Relations (0.4%), Design (0.4%), and Data Science (0.4%)

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

Class of 2019 Internship Employment by Industry1,2,3

Class of 2018 Internship Employment by Industry1,2,3

Class of 2019 Internship Employment by Function2,3,4

Class of 2018 Internship Job Function

Geography

Internships by U.S. Regions

78.1%

of total internship hires in the Class of 20192 were within the United States

median weekly salary for U.S. internships1

$2,000


median weekly salary by region1

  • Northeast $2,158
  • West $1,800
  • Mid-Atlantic $2,150
  • Midwest $1,923
  • Southwest $2,664
  • South $1,700

Internships by International Regions

21.9%

of total internship hires in the Class of 20192 were international

median weekly salary for international internships1

$1,550


median weekly salary by region1

  • Central/ Western Asia $1,337
  • Middle East $1,900
  • Latin America $1,050
  • Europe $2,200
  • Africa *
  • Canada *
  • Australia *
  • Bermuda *

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

Our Students: Class of 2019

styles

Demographic Data


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

Internship Employment Status

Accepted Job Offers1

100.0%

327 of 327 students seeking employment

Class Size 349
Students Seeking Employment 327 93.7%
Students Not Seeking Employment 22 6.3%
Company Sponsored 8 2.3%
Starting Own Business 7 2.0%
Continuing Education 4 1.1%
Other Reason 3 0.9%

Internship Salary Data

Weekly Salary

Weekly Salary2
25th Percentile Median 75th Percentile
$1,250 $2,000 $2,500

Class of 2019 Notes

1Of students accepting internships, 15 (4.6%) reported having multiple internships.
2Compensation information is self reported. Of accepted offers, 96.2% included salary information. Of those, 7.3% reported receiving no salary. Salary data represents students who reported salary information and were paid a salary. Of reported paid and unpaid salaries, 9.7% 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.
3One hundred percent of accepted offers included job function, job industry, and region.
4“Other” function consists of Research and Development (0.9%), Healthcare (0.3%), Design (0.3%), International Development (0.3%), Automation/Robotics (0.3%), and Other (0.3%)

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