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# Stanford’s class of 2013 employment report

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Stanford’s class of 2013 employment report has been published. The most important features of this year's employment is the big increase in bonus level with median signing bonuses and guaranteed bonuses up$5000 each, to$25,000 and $30,000 respectively. Here are few observations of the report. (*Reference :- Poetsandquants) • 18% of class of 2013 grads became entrepreneurs, compared to 13% in 2012. • 77% of students had job offers by graduation, down only slightly since last year’s 78%. • 94% had job offers three months after graduating, up slightly from 93% in 2012. • Graduates with jobs in private equity earned the highest average base salary at$157,696. This is followed by those with jobs in hedge funds ($151,111), then venture capital ($147,500), and then those with jobs in management consulting ($132,855). • The lowest salaries went to MBAs with non-profit jobs ($85,050), followed by those in real estate ($108,750), and those who took retail positions ($110,294).
• The highest hitters this year include an analyst position in private equity ($225,000), a strategist in the media/entertainment industry ($225,000), and a hedge fund portfolio manager ($200,000). • The highest signing bonus (of$100,000) went to an MBA entering a private equity firm.
• The lowest base salary (of $40,000) went to a graduate who took a job in consumer products/services. • 32% of the 2013 class went into technology with an average base salary of$117,408. Last year, only 24% of graduates took jobs in this industry.
• 26% of grads took jobs in finance, a drop from last year’s 32%.
• 19% of 2013 graduates landed consulting jobs, down from 20% in 2012.

 High & Low Salaries For Stanford’s Class of 2013 Industry Median Salary High Salary Low Salary Private Equity/LBO $150,000$225,000 $120,000 Hedge Funds$150,000 $200,000$100,000 Venture Capital $150,000$185,000 $90,000 Consulting$135,000 $150,000$90,000 Energy/CleanTech $130,000$160,000 $110,000 E-Commerce$130,000 $132,000$100,000 Software $125,000$140,000 $70,000 Consumer Electronics$125,000 $147,000$120,000 Investment Mgt. $122,500$135,000 $100,000 Tech Finance$122,500 $127,000$115,000 Healthcare $120,000$150,000 $75,000 Internet Services$120,000 $130,000$115,000 Tech Marketing $117,500$152,500 $110,000 Tech Retail$115,000 $130,000$70,000 Investment Banking $110,500$130,000 $100,000 Manufacturing$110,000 $145,000$90,000 Media/Entertainment $105,000$110,000 $54,000 Real Estate$105,000 $125,000$100,000 Consumer Products $100,000$125,000 $40,000 Non-Profit$85,000 $98,000$75,000
Source :- Stanford’s class of 2013 employment report

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