2020-2021 MBA Employment Report

We are pleased to share the 2020-2021 MBA Employment Report, with full-time data for the Class of 2020 and internship data for the Class of 2021.

The MBA Class of 2020 performed well in a challenging market, with 95.5% receiving offers within three months of graduation. Top industries for 2020 were Consulting (31.1%), Tech (27.6%), and Finance (18.5%).

Growth potential was the top reason (43.6%) graduates accepted their position.

Full-Time Salary Highlights:

  • Average base salary increased  to $144,140
  • Median base salary increased to $150,000

Employer Highlights:

  • 300 employers
  • 47% of job-seeking graduates accepted positions with employers who hired three or more Sloanies
  • 52% of organizations hired Sloanies for the first time in 2020

This past year has been a year of partnership and resilience, and we would like to express our appreciation the employers, faculty, alumni, colleagues and students who explored new recruiting paths with us in 2020 and supported our graduates and interns. Thank you! 

By MIT Sloan CDO
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