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INSEAD Employment Statistics: MBA Classes of December 2022 & July 2023

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Eighty-eight percent of the MBA Classes of December 2022 (’22D) and July 2023 (’23J) of INSEAD reported receiving at least one job offer within three months of graduating, according to the MBA employment statistics.

Ninety-eight percent of the 875 graduates across the two classes responded to the employment survey, with 80 percent reporting their career decisions and 82 percent providing salary information. The overall annual mean salary landed at €113,400 and the overall annual median salary at €109,600. The median sign-on bonus came in at €25,100.

Industry Choices

INSEAD breaks down industry choice according to new hires and those returning to their pre-MBA employers. Management consulting was the most popular industry choice, as it took in 61 percent of graduates–an eight percent increase over last year’s classes. Forty-four percent were new hires while 17 percent returned to their former companies. Financial services saw 10 percent of the two INSEAD classes, with an additional four percent returning. Another one percent of graduates returned to their tech/media/telecom firms while the industry also took in eight percent new hires–a 13 percent difference from last year. Thirteen percent of the class joined the corporate sector while three percent rejoined their past employers. Four percent of new graduates started their own companies.

INSEAD MBA Employment Statistics:

Management Consulting 61%
Corporate Sector 16%
Financial Services 14%
Technology, Media & Telecom 9%

Regional Placement

562 graduates reported their regional placement. Of those, 35 percent (199 graduates) settled in Western Europe. Nearly 20 percent (110 graduates) headed to the Asia Pacific region. Africa/the Middle East closely followed, taking in 18 percent (102 graduates). Nine percent (55) headed to Southern Europe and roughly eight percent (50) settled in North America. The remainder chose to work in the likes of South America and other areas of Europe.

INSEAD MBA Jobs Report:
Regional Placement

Western Europe 35%
Asia Pacific 20%
Africa/Middle East 18%
Southern Europe 9%
North America 8%

The INSEAD CDC and alumni helped to facilitate 44 percent of the job offers.

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.