Employment Statistics

Employment Statistics 2019-07-30T14:36:06-06:00

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

2017-2018 Full-Time MBA Employment Statistics Summary

The date summarizes employment statistics for graduates of the Iowa State University Full-Time MBA Program, for the 12 months ending June 30, 2018.  All data is collected in compliance with the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance’s Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics.

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The Graduating Class

U.S. Citizens:  68% of class
International Students:  32% of class

Timing of First Job Offers

Graduates with Permanent Work Authorization:
–    Received at least one offer by graduation:  96%
–    Received at least one offer by 3-months after graduation:  4%
Graduates with Non-Permanent Work Authorization:
–    Received at least one offer by graduation:  80%
–    Received at least one offer by 3-months after graduation:  20%
Total receiving at least one offer by graduation:  93%
Total receiving at least one offer by 3-months after graduation:  100%

Timing of Job Acceptances

Graduates with Permanent Work Authorization:
–    Accepted offer by graduation:  96%
–    Accepted offer by 3-months after graduation:  4%
Graduates with Non-Permanent Work Authorization:
–    Accepted offer by grauation:  80%
–    Accepted offer by 3-months after graduation:  20%
Total accepting offer by graduation:  93%
Total accepting offer by 3-months after graduation:  100%

Primary Source of Full-time Job Acceptances

–    School-facilitated Activities:  71%
–    Graduate-facilitated Activities:  29%

Compensation Report

% Reporting Salary Information
Mean Median Low High
Permanent Work Authorization 87% $66,570 $66,000  $50,000 $77,500
Non-Permanent Work Authorization 100% $67.000 $58,500 $41,600 $115,000
Total Reporting Salary Information 89% $66,656 $64,000 $41,600 $115,000

 Employment by Region

US Midwest 68%
US Northeast 7%
US South 7%
US West 11%
US Southwest 7%
Employers Hiring 2017-2018 ISU Full-Time MBAs
*Hired Multiple Graduates
Athene Goldman Sachs Mondelez International Summit Ag Investors
BASF IBM PepsiCo Textron Aviation
Boeing* John Deere* PwC The NEXTMediaGroup
Burns & McDonnell Kiewit Power Engineers RenewableEnergy Group Trust Science
Collins Aerospace Kingland Rockwell Collins Wells Fargo*
Electro Freeze Co. MidAmerican Energy Company Spreetail* West Liberty Foods

Employers Hiring 2017-2018
ISU Full-time MBA Interns

Agco Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company Quicken Loans
 Boeing* ManchesterStory Fund Management LP Renewable Energy Group
 Danfoss Minnetronix RSM US LLP
 Denim Labs, Inc. National Pork Board ServiceNow
General Motors New Generation Kindergarten Terva.Ag
Iowa State University  Oriental Trading Co. Textron Aviation*
Kaiser Permanente Phibro Health United Health Group
Kingland Systems* Polaris Wells Fargo
Land O’Lakes PwC* Wex

*Employed multiple MBA interns

Employers of 2017-2018 Professional MBA program graduates

All data for the 12 month period ending June 30, 2018.
Note: Full-time employment is a prerequisite for admission to the professional MBA program.

Company

Des Moines Public Schools Iowa State Univeresity* Pepsi Beverage Company
DHI Group, Dice.com ISU Alumni Assoc. Principal Financial Group*
Diageo USA John Deere Principal Securities
DuPont Pioneer* Mary Greeley Medical Center REG
Emerson Process Mgmt Meredith Corp. USIC
Equitrust Life Ins. Myers and Stauffer Wells Fargo Home Mortage
H&M Nationwide Insurance
*Employer of multiple Professional MBA Graduates

2017-2018 Master of Accounting (MAcc) Employment Summary

Reporting Period:  12 months ending June 30, 2018.  All data collected in Accordance with the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance’s employment reporting standards.

Graduates Accepting Positions

Number of Graduates:  34
Graduates providing employment information:  23
Graduates providing usable salary information:  21
No info / no response to surveys:  11

Overall MAcc starting base salary

Mean:  $51,582
Median:  $52,000
Low:  $42,720
High:  $59,000

Starting Base Salary:  Public vs. Private Accounting      
Public
Private
Governmental
Number of Graduates 15 (71%) 6 (29%) 0
Mean $52,113 $50,203
Median $52,000 $51,250
High $59,000 $55,000
Low $48,000 $42,720
*% of students providing employment information

Companies Hiring 2017-2018 MAcc Graduates

BerganKDV EY RSM US LLP*
BKD CPAs* KPMG Transamerica
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP* PwC* Uline
Deloitte Renewable Energy Group* Workiva*

*Hired Multiple Graduates

2017-2018 Master of Science – Information Systems (MS-IS)

Reporting Period:  12 months ending June 30, 2018.  All data collected in accordance with the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance’s employment reporting standards.

The graduating class

Number of Graduates:  34
Students Seeking Employment:  26
Not Seeking Employment (Continuing Education):  1
No Info Reported:  7
Employed Within 6 Months of Graduation:  100%

Starting Base Salary for Newly Accepted Positions

Mean:  $80,063
Median:  $80,000
Low:  $50,000
High:  $102,000

Companies Employing 2017-2018 MS-IS graduates

Accenture Kforce Inc. Signifyd
Argus Information and Advisory Services Marketing Evolution TaskUs
Athene USA MidAmerican Energy Company TransAmerica
Cage Point NADAP Trust Science
EMC Insurance Pearson uTest/Applause
Epitec (Ford Motor Company) PennyMac Loan Services LLC Vail Systems
Gap, Inc. PwC* Walmart ECommerce
General Dynamics Information Technology Rokkan Workiva
Google

*Hired Multiple MS-IS Graduates

Employers of 2017-2018 Master of Business Analytics graduates

All data for the 12 month period ending June 30, 2018.
Note: Full-time employment is a prerequisite for admission to the Business Analytics program.

*Employer of multiple graduates

Company

American Express Iowa State University Principal Financial Group*
Automotive Resources Intl JD Financial Real Estate Research Corporation
Bui Financial Services John Deere* Renewable Energy Group
Caterpillar, Inc. Kum & Go LC Robert Half Technology
Delta Companies, Inc. Land-O-Lakes Sogeti USA
DuPont Pioneer Love Takes Root St. Luke’s Health Partners
Farallon Brands Nationwide Insurance* State of MN – Dept. of Human Services
HealthPartners, Inc.
Pella Corporation
Vermeer Corporation
Humana, Inc. Prime Therapeutics Wasker, Door, Wimmer & Marcouiller, P.C.