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Yale School of Management Employment Report: MBA Class of 2022 Sees Jump in Median Salary

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The Yale School of Management’s 2022 MBA employment report reveals a successful class coming out of the pandemic years.

Eighty-six percent of the Yale SOM MBA Class of 2022, which numbers 327 students, sought employment. Their three-month post-graduation job offer rate came in at 96.1 percent, and the acceptance rate was 93.3 percent. Of those not seeking employment, 20 students were company sponsored and 15 started their own business. Another five graduates continued their education.

The median base salary for the class is $160,110, representing a roughly 14 percent increase over last year’s class. The median signing bonus, reported by 82 percent of the class, was $30,000, while six percent reported receiving a guaranteed year-end bonus, the median for which was $22,000. 

Top Industry and Regional Placement for the Yale SOM MBA Class of 2022

Like many business schools, consulting jobs were the first choice for 2022 Yale SOM MBA graduates with 46 percent of the class choosing that industry. Roughly 22 percent of grads landed in finance, which includes investment banking (9.9.%) and management (4.6%), diversified services (3%), private equity (1.9%), and venture capital (2.3%). The tech industry recruited 7.6 percent of the Yale SOM Class of 2022. Retail and e-commerce saw 6.5 percent, and consumer packaged goods took in 4.9 percent of graduates to wrap up the top five industry choices.

 Yale School of Management Employment Report:
Top 5 Industry Placement

Consulting46%
Finance21.7%
Technology7.6%
Retail/E-Commerce6.5%
Consumer Packaged Goods4.9%

Ninety-one percent of full-time hires in the Yale SOM MBA Class of 2022 landed in the United States. Roughly three percent headed to the Asia Pacific region and 1.5 percent each headed to Europe, Central America & the Caribbean, or Canada.

Nearly half of Yale SOM’s MBAs stayed in the Northeast to work, and roughly a fifth moved to the Western U.S. Ten percent settled in the Mid-Atlantic and five percent in the Midwest. The Southwest and South each took in three percent of Yale SOM graduates. Median base salaries by U.S. region ranged from $142,000 to $165,000, with the Northeast and West claiming the highest.

Yale School of Management Employment Report:
U.S. Regional Placement

Northeast49%
West20%
Midwest5%
Mid-Atlantic10%
Southwest3%
South3%

Posted in: Employment Report, MBA News

Schools: Yale SOM

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Lauren Wakal

Lauren Wakal has been covering the MBA admissions space for more than a decade, from in-depth business school profiles to weekly breaking news and more.

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