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Employment Report

MBA Class of 2016 Full-Time Annual Salary Statistics

Download the complete Employment Report for Class of 2016 including organizations that hire Marshall MBA students, student demographics, source of offers and compensation data by industry, function and geographic region.

MBA Class of 2016 Full-Time Annual Salary Statistics

Salary Data by Function % of Class Mean Median Range
Consulting 34% $132,200 $135,000 $147,400 – $75,000
Marketing/Sales 27% $99,497 $103,000 $166,400 – $55,000
Financial Services 18% $112,087 $110,000 $158,000 – $70,000
Industry Finance 7% $109,182 $110,000 $140,000 – $70,000
Operations 6% $101,125 $98,000 $140,000- $60,000
General Management 5% $112,857 $110,000 $150,000 – $75,000
Other 3% * * *
*Cannot report salary; fewer than three data points
 
Salary Data by Industry % of Class Mean Median Range
Consulting 31% $133,055 $135,000 $147,400 – $95,000
Financial Services 13% $115,765 $125,000 $158,000 – $80,000
Media/Entertainment 13% $105,571 $107,500 $150,000 – $70,000
Technology 11% $107,154 $110,000 $130,000 – $60,000
Other* 10% $107,764 $110,000 $166,400 – $75,000
Consumer Products 9% $95,714 $100,000 $107,000 – $70,000
Real Estate 7% $115,000 $95,000 $150,000 – $70,000
Biotech/Pharm/Healthcare 5% $103,500 $109,500 $120,000 – $60,000
Non-profit 1% ** ** **
*Other includes: Energy, Environmental Services, Government, Law, Retail
** Cannot report salary; fewer than three data points
Accepted Offers by Region % Median
West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 86% $111,500
Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) 7% $125,000
Southwest  (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 3% $105,000
South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 1% $100,000
International (includes Canada) 3% $110,000
Employment Source %
On-Campus Recruiting 38%
Internship 21%
Personal Network – Family and Friends 17%
Other Student Initiated Activity 7%
Career Fair/Job Forum 5%
Company Website or Job Board 5%
Alumni, Faculty, Staff Referral 4%
Previous Employer 3%

Note: This report conforms to the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance standards for reporting MBA employment statistics.  Percent of graduates for whom we have post-graduation information is 95%.

USC Marshall MBA Career Services is a member of the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (MBACSEA) and adheres to the guidelines set forth for reporting employment, salary and other related statistics. These guidelines establish standards for reporting statistics to ranking publications. MBA CSEA