All Data collected and reported in compliance with the MBA Career Services and Employer Alliance (www.mbacsea.org) Employment Reporting Standards.

2018-2019 Full-Time MBA Employment Statistics Summary

The data summarizes employment statistics for graduates of the Iowa State University Full-Time MBA Program, for the 12 months ending June 30, 2019.  All data is collected in compliance with the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance’s Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics.

The Graduating Class

U.S. Citizens:  52.6% of class
International Students:  47.4% of class

Graduating Class Profile
Total Graduates:  38
Permanent Work Authorization (52.6% of class):  20
Non-Permanent Work Authorization (47.4 of class):  18

Seeking Employment
Total Graduates:  30
Permanent Work Authorization:  17
Non-Permanent Work Authorization:  13

Not Seeking Employment
Total Graduates:  8
Permanent Work Authorization:  3
Non-Permanent Work Authorization:  5

Job Offers
Received at least one offer by graduation:  73.3%
Permanent Work Authorization:  88.2%
Non-Permanent Work Authorization:  53.8%
Received at least one offer by 3-months after graduation:  20.0%
Permanent Work Authorization:  11.8%
Non-Permanent Work Authorization:  30.8%
Total receiving offer by 3-months after graduation:  93.3%
NOTE:  Total accepting offer by *4* months after graduation:  100%

Job Acceptances

Accepted offer by graduation:  73.3%
Permanent Work Authorization:  88.2%
Non-Permanent Work Authorization:  53.8%
Accepted offer by 3-months after graduation:  20.0%
Permanent Work Authorization:  11.8%
Non-Permanent Work Authorization:  30.8%
Total receiving offer by months after graduation:  93.3%
NOTE:  Total accepting offer by *4* months after graduation:  100%

Starting Base Salary
Mean:  $72,217
Median:  $72,000
Low:  $46,000
High:  $108,000

Signing Bonus
Mean:  $10,350
Median:  $5,000
Low:  $3,000
High:  $50,000

Job Acceptances by Industry
Consulting:  19.4%
Financial Services:  9.7%
Manufacturing:  19.4%
Energy:  3.2%
Technology:  25.8%
Healthcare:  6.5%
Aerospace:  6.5%
Ag/Biotech:  3.2%
Professional Services:  3.2%
Govt/non-Profit:  3.2

Job Acceptances by Professional Function
Consulting:  15.6%
Finance:  15.6%
Supply Chain Management:  9.4%
Marketing/Sales:  9.4%
Engineering/Eng. Mgmt:  31.3%
General Management:  3.1%
Information Technology:  15.6%

Employment by Region
US Mid-Atlantic:  3.7%
US Midwest:  63.0%
US Northeast:  7.4%
US South:  3.7%
US West:  18.5%
International:  3.7%

Employers Hiring 2018-2019 ISU Full-Time MBAs
A & B Business Solutions Hagie Manufacturing Renewable Energy Group
Anira Solutions Kaiser Permanente Rockwell Automation
Bell Helicopter Kent Nutrition Group RSM
Borden Ladner Gervals LLP LCS ServiceNow
Boeing (3) ManchesterStory Group Taipei City Government
Danfoss Power Solutions Microsoft Textron Aviation
Diversified Manufacturing &Assembly, LLC Minnetronix The Beacon Group
EMC Insurance Polaris (2) The Walt Disney Company
Federal Home Loan Bank PricewaterhouseCoopers (3) United Health Group/Optum
General Motors Qualcomm Inc. Workiva

Employers Hiring 2018-2019
ISU Full-time MBA Interns

Allsteel Inc. (2) Iowa Department of Transportation Nexteer Automative
 Athene Iowa Fertilizer Company PwC
 BMW Group Iowa State University Randa Accessories
 Boeing (4) Johnson Controls Renewable Energy Group
Collins Aerospace Kaiser Permanente Rockwell Automation
Cybiz Lab Kingland Systems Corp (2) Smithfield Foods
Danfoss Land O’Lakes The Banker Group
GLMV Architecture Marshalltown Company Workiva
HAILA Architecture Meredith Corporation

 

2018-2019 Professional MBA program graduates

The data summarizes employment statistics for graduates of the Iowa State University part-time MBA program, for the 12 months ending June 30, 2019.  All data is collection in compliance with the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance’s Standards for Reporting part-time MBA employment statistics.

Note: Full-time employment is a prerequisite for admission to the professional MBA program.

Number of Graduates:  18
Employed at graduation:  100%
Employed at 4 months after graduation:  100%

Overall Base Salary at 4 Months Post Graduation
Mean:  $76,318
Median:  $75,000
Low:  $53,500
High:  $124,000

Employment by Professional Function*

Mean Base Salary Median Base Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Accounting 3 $79,000 $90,000 $55,000 $92,000
Consulting 2
Finance 1
General Management 6 $80,667 $65,000 $53,000 $124,000
Information Technology 3 $74,667 $75,000 $64,000 $85,000
Supply Chain Management 3
*Salaries reported only for functions with at least 3 data points.

Employment By Industry**

Mean Base Salary Median Base Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Consumer Packaged Goods 1
Financial Services 6 $73,000 $78,000 $58,000 $85,000
Government 1
Healthcare 2
Non-Profit 3 $66,833 $55,000 $53,500 $92,000
Energy 4
Transportation/Log Svcs 1
**Salaries reported only for industries with at least 3 data points.

Employers of 2018-2019 Professional MBA program graduates

REG Hertz Associates NCMIC, Inc.
Bankers Trust Iowa Beverage Systems Principal Financial Group (3)
City of Des Moines Iowa State University Dining REG (2)
Elanco Animal Health US Inc. Iowa State University/Ames Laboratory Wells Fargo (2)
Heartland AEA Mid American Energy Welmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

2018-2019 Master of Accounting (MAcc) Employment Summary

Reporting Period:  12 months ending June 30, 2019.  All data collected in Accordance with the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance’s employment reporting standards for specialized masters programs.

Graduates Accepting Positions

Number of Graduates:  37
Graduates providing employment information:  31
Not Seeking – Continuing Education:  0
No info / no response to surveys: 6

Employed within 6 months of Graduation:  100%
Public Accounting:  68%
Private Accounting:  23%
Governmental Accounting:  9%

Overall MAcc starting base salary

Mean:  $53,395
Median:  $52,500
Low:  $43,500
High:  $61,500

Starting Base Salary:  Public vs. Private Accounting      
Public
Private
Governmental
Mean $53,488 $54,000
Median $52,500 $50,500
High $60,500 $61,500
Low $43,500 $50,000

Companies Hiring 2018-2019 MAcc Graduates

BerganKDV Hogan Hansen PC Prologis
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP* Iowa State University PwC
Deloitte & Touche LLP John Deere Risk Assessment & Management
EY (2) KPMG LLP (6) RSM US LLP (4)
Flint Hills Resources McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith PC (2) Schechter Dokken Kanter
Hansen Ag Solutions, LLC Office of Auditor of State (Iowa) Wintrust Financial Corporation
HNI Corpation

2018-2019 Master of Science – Information Systems (MS-IS)

Reporting Period:  12 months ending June 30, 2019.  All data collected in accordance with the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance’s employment reporting standards for specialized masters programs.

The graduating class

Number of Graduates:  28
Students Seeking Employment:  25
Not Seeking Employment (Continuing Education):  1
No Info Reported:  2
Employed Within 6 Months of Graduation:  100%

Starting Base Salary for Newly Accepted Positions

Mean:  $78,333
Median:  $75,000
Low:  $62,000
High:  $145,000

Companies Employing 2018-2019 MS-IS graduates

A & B Business Solutions Granular Lennox International (2)
Anira Solutions INTL FCStone (2) PricewaterhouseCoopers (3)
Caresource Management Company Iowa State University Q2Ebanking
Danfoss Power Solutions (2) Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine Qualcomm Incorporated
Domino Data Lab Iowa State University HRIM RSM
EMC Insurance Iowa State University ITS Web Support Services Tevora
General Dynamics Information Technology Lennox Winthrop University

2018-2019 Master of Business Analytics graduates

All data for the 12 month period ending June 30, 2019.  All data collected in Accordance with the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance’s employment reporting standards for specialized masters programs.
Note: Full-time employment is a prerequisite for admission to the Business Analytics program.

Number of Graduates:  25

Employed within 6 months of Graduation:  100%

Base Salary of Graduates
Mean:  $85,162
Median:  $80,000
Low:  $60,000
High:  $122,600

Employers of 2018-2019 MBAN graduates

Accertify Inc (American Express Company) John Deere (3) Nationwide
AIM Consulting Group Kingland Systems (3) Principal Financial Group (3)
All Pets Medicine Surgery and Rehab Clinic Kosova Telecom Renewable Energy Group
Consumer Safety Technology Landus Cooperative Ruan Transport
EMB Insurance Mayo Clinic Wells Fargo
Interstates

2018-2019 Master of Finance (MFin) Employment Summary

Reporting Period:  12 months ending June 30, 2019.  All data collected in accordance with the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance’s employment reporting standards for specialized masters programs.

Graduates Accepting Positions

Number of Graduates:  15
Seeking Employment:  12
Not Seeking – Continuing Education:  1
No Information:  2

Employed within 6 months of Graduation:  100%

Base Salary of Graduates
Mean:  $66,286
Median:  $65,000
Low:  $52,000
High:  $90,000

Employers of 2018-2019 MFin Graduates

Athene USA Mariana Tek
Diversified Manufacturing & Assembly, LLC Pingan Tradition
Endometric, Inc. PricewaterhouseCoopers
Federal Home Loan Bank of Iowa Renewable Energy Group
Kaiser Permanente Workiva
ManchesterStory