Carnegie Mellon University

MBA Salary and Employment Data

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

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Received offers by three months after graduation


Accepted jobs on the West Coast

Full-Time Employment Statistics for the MBA Class of 2018

Full-Time Employment Statistics
Average salary (per year) $120,382
Median salary (per year) $125,000
Employment offers
(three months post-graduation)
Full-Time Employment By Industry
Technology 32% 
Consulting 23%
Health care 12%
Finance 11%
Other 9%
Manufacturing 6%
Consumer packaged goods 5%
Media and entertainment 2%

Full-Time Employment by Function

Consulting 25%    
General management 23%
Finance 19%
Marketing 18%
Operations 9%
Technology 3%
Other 3%
Full-Time Employment By Geography
Employed in the U.S.  
West 28%
Northeast 27%
Midwest 13%
Mid-Atlantic 11%
Southeast 8%
Southwest 8%
Employed Outside the U.S. 5%