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

2019-2020 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

Total Graduates 36
US Work Authorization 81%
Non-US Work Authorization 19%
Seeking Employment
Total Graduates 29
US Work Authorization 76%
Non-US Work Authorization 24%
Not Seeking Employment
Total Graduates 5
– Continuing Education 2
– Postponing Job Search 1
 – Not seeking for other reasons 2
No Recent Information Available 2
Job Offers
Received at Least One Offer by Graduation 69%
US Work Authorization 73.00%
Non-US Work Authorization 57.00%
Received at Least One Offer by 3-Months After Graduation 97.00%
US Work Authorization 100%
Non-US Work Authorization 85.70%
Accepted an Offer by Graduation 69%
US Work Authorization 73.00%
Non-US Work Authorization 57.00%
Accepted an Offer by 3-Months After Graduation 97.00%
US Work Authorization 100%
Non-US Work Authorization 85.70%
Starting Base Salary Percent Reporting Mean Median Low High
Permanent Work Authorization 95.5% $66,206 $62,500 $39,445 $105,000
Non-Permanent Work Authorization 83.3% $62,200 $58,000 $55,000 $80,000
Total Reporting Base Salary 92.9% $65,436 $62,500 $39,445 $105,000
Compensation by Professional Functions
Function Graduates Accepting New Employment Mean Base Salary Median Base Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Consulting 14.3% $66,250 $62,500 $58,000 $82,000
Finance/Accounting 3.6% I/D I/D I/D I/D
General Management 10.7% $69,333 $70,000 $58,000 $80,000
Marketing/Sales 3.6% I/D I/D I/D I/D
Operations/Logistics 28.6% $56,118 $56,250 $39,445 $70,000
Other (including Engineering/Engineering Management) 39.3% $71,738 $71,000 $52,500 $105,000
Total Reporting 100% $65,436 $62,500 $39,445 $105,000
*I/D Insufficient Data (fewer than 3 salaries reported)
Compensation by Industry Graduates Accepting New Employment Mean Base Salary Median Base Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Consulting 10.7% $69,000 $62,500 $62,500 $82,000
Consumer Products 10.7% $64,833 $62,000 $52,500 $80,000
Financial Services 3.6% I/D I/D I/D I/D
Manufacturing 17.9% $63,845 $64,000 $52,500 $74,880
Petroleum/Energy 3.6% I/D I/D I/D I/D
Technology 10.7% $59,500 $58,000 $58,000 $62,500
Other (Including Engineering) 42.9% $63,412 $63,500 $39,445 $88,000
Total Reporting 100% $65,436 $62,500 $39,445 $105,000
*I/D Insufficient Data (fewer than 3 salaries reported)
Compensation by Region (all graduates accepted employment in North America)
North America Sub-Regions Graduates Accepting New Employment Mean Base Salary Median Base Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Midwest 17 $63,022 $62,000 $50,000 $82,000
Northeast 0 I/D I/D I/D I/D
South 3 $70,833 $70,000 $62,500 $80,000
Southwest 3 $73,333 $60,000 $55,000 $105,000
West 0 I/D I/D I/D I/D
Total North America 23 $65,386 $62,500 $50,000 $105,000
*I/D Insufficient Data (fewer than 3 salaries reported)
Compensation by Undergraduate Major
Undergraduate Major Graduates Reporting Salary Mean Base Salary Median Base Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Technical 64.3% $70,771 $70,000 $50,000 $105,000
Business 7.1% I/D I/D I/D I/D
Other 28.6% $51,241 $52,500 $39,445 $58,000
Total Reporting 100% $65,436 $62,500 $39,445 $105,000
*I/D Insufficient Data (fewer than 3 salaries reported)
Compensation by Professional Experience
Professional Experience Graduates Reporting Salary Mean Base Salary Median Base Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
One year or less 64.3% $64,296 $62,500 $39,445 $88,000
More than one year, up to three years 21.4% $67,667 $60,000 $55,000 $105,000
More than three years, up to five years 7.1% I/D I/D I/D I/D
More than five years 7.1% I/D I/D I/D I/D
Total Reporting 100% $65,436 $62,500 $39,445 $105,000
*I/D Insufficient Data (fewer than 3 salaries reported)
Employers
Amazon
Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Co
Clarios
Deloitte (2)
Exxon Mobile
Forms + Surfaces
General Dynamic Mission Systems
GLMV Architecture Inc
Global Reach
Healthcare SC, LLC
John Deere
Kingland
Land O’Lakes
Minnetronix
Neighborhood Finance Corporation
Pilgrim’s Pride Corp
Polaris Industries
PwC
Randa Accessories
REG
Siegwerk
UNFI
US Army
US Postal Service
Workiva

Employers Hiring 2019-2020
ISU Full-time MBA Interns

MBA Internship Companies 2019-2020
Athene USA
Caterpillar
Cedar Point Amusement Park
CNH Industrial
Collins Aerospace
CyBIZ Lab
Elanco Animal Health
FN America, LLC
General Dynamics
General Mills
Hensel Phelps
Hy-Vee
Iowa Department of Revenue
John Deere
Land O’ Lakes
Microsoft
MidAmerican Energy
Project 44
PwC
Scatter Joy Acres
SJ Computers
State of Iowa Office of Auditor
Ten Square International, Inc.
Tesla, Inc.
The Baker Group
Volunteer Good Neighbor
Watershed Foods
Workiva

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