Employment Report

When the world's most selective organizations seek new talent, they turn to Berkeley Haas. The school's key location and deep ties to global firms provides you with the tools and connections you need to launch the next stage of your career.

Top financial institutions, consulting firms, consumer products manufacturers, and technology companies are among those that hire Haas graduates as interns and full-time employees. Employers seek out Berkeley MBA students because they demonstrate not only a mastery of powerful quantitative and management tools, but also a solid understanding of best practices for the changing technological, global, and human dimensions of business.

Our employment report showcases the career trends, hiring trends, and salaries of our most recent graduates.

Class of 2021

Full-time Positions
Class of 2021

283 Total Number of Students

239 Students Looking for Jobs

215 Students Who Received Offers

211 Students Who Accepted Offers

89.9% Offers Received

88.3% Offers Accepted

1 By three (3) months after graduation. Percentages based on number of students looking for jobs (239).

Compensation

$143,696 Mean Base Annual Salary

$149,000 Median Base Annual Salary

$33,775 Mean Sign-On Bonus

72.1% Received Sign-On Bonus

42.6% Received Stock Options

2 Based on data collected from 197 graduates who reported salary information.

Industries

Technology 34.1%

Consulting 28.4%

Financial Services 12.3%

Health/BioTech/Pharma 6.6%

CPG/Retail 6.2%

Nonprofit/Public Sector 3.3%

Energy 2.8%

Real Estate 1.9%

Other 4.3%

Salary by Industry

Salary by Industry *% Mean Base Annual Salary Median Base Annual Salary Mean Sign-On Bonus**
Consulting 28.4% $157,571 $165,000 $31,339
CPG/Retail 6.2% $124,667 $122,500 $26,364
Energy 2.8% $152,833 $137,500 $13,333
Financial Services 12.3% $140,863 $150,000 $39,554
Health/BioTech/Pharma 6.6% $142,485 $135,000 $28,333
Nonprofit/Public Sector 3.3% $119,849 $104,230 I/D
Technology 34.1% $141,350 $144,000 $41,427
Real Estate 1.6% $105,000 $115,000 I/D
Other 4.3% $125,014 $120,000 $16,337
Grand Total 100.0% $143,696 $149,000 $33,775

*Percentages are of graduates reporting employment information, and excludes sponsored students.

**72.1% of those reporting salaries reported receiving a sign-on bonus. I/D denotes insufficient sample size.

 

Functions arranged from highest percentage to lowest

Consulting 30.8%

Financial Services 16.6%

Corporate Roles 15.6%

Technical 13.7%

Marketing 10.9%

Operations 5.2%

Rotational Programs/HR 2.4%

Real Estate 1.9%

Other 2.8%

Salary by Function

Salary by Function % Mean Base Annual Salary Median Base Annual Salary Mean Sign-On Bonus**
Consulting 30.80% $154,182 $165,000 $30,929
Corporate Roles 15.60% $134,582 $150,000 $30,977
Finance 16.60% $141,055 $149,000 $46,071
Marketing 10.90% $136,810 $130,000 $27,143
Operations 5.20% $135,340 $137,000 $28,000
Real Estate 2.40% $113,750 $115,000 I/D
Rotational Programs/HR 2.40% $138,200 $130,000 $25,000
Technical 13.70% $146,621 $144,250 $39,898
Other 2.80% $143,970 $150,000 I/D
Grand Total 100.00% $143,696 $149,000 $33,775

*Percentages are of graduates reporting employment information, and excludes sponsored students.

**72.1% of those reporting salaries reported receiving a sign-on bonus. I/D denotes insufficient sample size.

Top employers hired three or more students

  • Adobe
  • Amazon
  • Bain & Company
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • Deloitte
  • EY Parthenon
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • LEK
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Microsoft
  • PwC Strategy&
  • Samsung

10% of graduates who accepted a job offer by three months after graduation went to work for startups.

See detailed employment report (PDF) for the Berkeley Haas Full-time MBA Class of 2021.