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.

The Full-Time MBA Class of 2019


Median salary per year


Received offers by three months after graduation


Accepted jobs on the West Coast

Full-Time Employment by Industry

30.5%   Technology 
30.5%   Consulting
10.2%   Finance
8.6%     Manufacturing
7.0%     Health Care
5.8%     Other 
3.2%     Consumer Packaged Goods
2.1%     Energy/petroleum/utilities
1.6%     Government/not-for-profit
0.5%     Media/entertainment

pie chart of employment by industry breakdown

Full-Time Employment by Function

32.1%      Consulting
19.3%      Marketing
18.7%      Finance
16.6%      General Management 
8.6%        Operations
1.6%        Technology
1.6%        Human Resources
1.5%        Other

pie chart of employment by function breakdown

Full-Time Employment by Geography