One-Year MBA Employment Data 2020
See how the Cornell MBA drives your potential earnings and career opportunities. The data below details the compensation, locations, job functions, industry sectors, and hiring companies of recent graduates.
Class of 2020: Full-time job offers and acceptances
The One-Year MBA Class of 2020 included 58 graduates. The figures below represent job offers and acceptances of the 43 One-Year MBA graduates who were actively seeking full-time job opportunities.
One-Year Class of 2020: Base salary data
The One-Year MBA Class of 2020 received an average base salary of $126,248. Graduates who were US work-authorized reported a slightly higher average base salary of $129,892. Graduates who were not US work-authorized reported an average base salary of $123,755.
Average base salary by region
The majority of one-year graduates stay and work in the US. The Southwest region had the highest average base salary, with the Northeast employing a fifth of the class with the second highest average base salary. The West region employed one-third of the Class of 2020 graduates with the third highest average base salary.
|Region||Average Base Salary||Percent of Total|
Average base salary by industry
The technology industry employed the majority of Johnson’s One-Year MBA Class of 2020 graduates with the third highest average base salary. The consulting industry paid the second highest average base salary. The highest average base salary was a combination of several industries that employed a fifth of Class of 2020 graduates.
|Industry||Average Base Salary||Percent of Total|
|Healthcare/Medical Services/ Pharmaceuticals||$99,725||14%|
*Other includes: Consumer Products, Energy/Utilities, Entertainment/Media, Legal services, Manufacturing, and Real Estate
Average base salary by job function
Nearly half of the Class of 2020 is employed in management–an example of Johnson’s exemplary and well-respected management training. A fourth of the class is employed in finance and another fifth of the class is employed in consulting, demonstrating the strength and rigor of Johnson’s finance and consulting curriculums.
|Job function||Average Base Salary||Percent of Total|
One-Year MBA Class of 2020: Signing bonus data
The One-Year MBA Class of 2020 saw an increase in their average signing bonus of 13% compared to graduates in the Class of 2019. Graduates in the Class of 2020 who were not US work-authorized reported a slightly higher average signing bonus of $43,462.
One-Year MBA Class of 2020: Top hiring companies
Twenty-nine employers hired from the Class of 2020 graduates. The list below represents the top companies that hired One-Year MBA graduates for full-time positions.