Graduate Management News

August 2014

The Newsletter of the Graduate Management Admission Council

Early Job Market for Class of 2014 in Six Graphs

More than half (57%) of class of 2014 business school graduates around the world surveyed by GMAC in February/March had job offers.

That’s on par with last year (60%) and almost twice the rate of the class of 2010 (32%).

See the slideshare highlighting key findings by industry from the recently published Global Management Education Graduate Survey, which gathered responses from 3,049 business school graduates worldwide.

Six Key Findings (Industry focus) 

1. Most early job offers came in traditional sectors 
2. Students looking for jobs in manufacturing & healthcare had higher early success rates 
3. Technology is drawing more b-school grads 
4. Students from finance/accounting return to the sector 
5. Consulting is popular with career-switchers 
6. Healthcare offers highest median salary bump

About the Author

Gregg, GMAC ResearchGregg Schoenfeld is director of survey research for the Graduate Management Admission Council. Register today to get your class of 2015 business school students included in the free annual survey.