See the USC Marshall MBA employment report for the Class of 2022 here.
The University of Southern California Marshall School of Business 2021 MBA employment report reveals that more than 94% of its MBAs reported employment within three months of graduation. The median base salary remained unchanged from last year, coming in at $130,000. The average base salary for the Marshall MBA Class of 2021 is $130,976 and average signing bonuses landed at $29,473.
A majority of careers were school-facilitated, with 63% reporting they received their job placement through a campus recruiting program, resume pool, job posting, on-campus interviews, or through a summer internship, alumni, faculty, or staff referral.
“Our students’ time at Marshall is the beginning of a journey that starts with essential classroom education,” said Dean Geoff Garrett in the school’s announcement. “But it extends far beyond the classroom to the Trojan network, real-world learning and career pathways that last a lifetime.”
Where Are Marshall MBAs Landing?
The industry breakdown for the class of 2021 is not as heavily weighted as many other business schools, with 29% of grads joining the tech industry, 20% going into financial services, and 18% into consulting. The school tallies media, entertainment, and interactive gaming jobs together in a single category, and 13% of the class entered those career paths. Consumer packaged goods recruited just 7% of graduates.
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Eighty-four percent of the Class of 2021 stayed in the Western U.S. for work. Breaking down the rest of the U.S. by region, 6% went to the Northeast, 3% to the Southwest and 2% each to the Midwest and South, and one percent to the Mid-Atlantic states. Two percent headed overseas for work.
Regionally, the highest median salary was reported in the Northeast at $135,000, and by industry, consultant jobs paid the highest median salaries at $160,000.