Carnegie Mellon University

MBA Employment Statistics

Earning a Tepper MBA takes a significant commitment of time and resources but is well worth the return on investment. The proof is in the data.


Average salary per year 

90.8% of MBA class

Received offers by three months after graduation

33% of full-time class

Accepted jobs on the West Coast

Full-Time Employment Statistics for the MBA Class of 2017

Full-Time Employment Statistics
Average salary (per year) $119,402
Median salary (per year) $120,000
Employment offers
(three months post-graduation)
Full-Time Employment By Industry
Technology 43% 
Consulting 20%
Financial services 15%
Health care 9%
Other 7%
Consumer packaged goods 3%
Manufacturing 3%

Full-Time Employment by Function

Marketing 25%    
Consulting 24%
Finance 19%
General management 18%
Operations management/logistics 10%
Technology 3%
Other 1%
Full-Time Employment By Geography
Employed in the U.S.
West 33%
Northeast 26%
Mid-Atlantic 14%
Midwest 14%
Southeast 7%
Southwest 6%