• A total of 95% of Darden’s Class of 2015 received job offers within three months of graduation. The average base salary of a 2015 graduate was $119,819.

    View the employment data for the MBA Class of 2015 below or download the complete 2015-2016 Darden Employment Report. You can also view past employment reports on the Recruiters and Companies webpage.

    Employment Data by Job Function

    Job Function Percentage Average Base Salary
    Consulting 32% $133,929
    Finance 31% $118,177
    General Management 21% $110,861
    Marketing 10% $105,180
    Other 6% $108,636
    Total 100%* $119,819 

    *Percentages have been rounded and may not total 100.

    Employment Data by Industry

    Industry Percentage Average Base Salary
    Consulting 29% $137,039
    Consumer Packaged Goods 7% $102,632
    Energy 2% $111,400
    Financial Services 30% $119,215
    Government 1% $90,374
    Manufacturing 5% $107,642
    Pharma/Biotech/Healthcare 4% $95,000
    Real Estate 1% $106,667
    Technology 15% $113,005
    Other 5% $113,775
    Total 100%* $119,819 

    * Percentages have been rounded and may not total 100.

    Accepted Job Offer Source

    Full-Time Students - Source % Jobs
    All School-Facilitated Activities (including internships) 85%
    All Student-Facilitated Activities (including internships) 15%
    Total 100%*

    * Percentages have been rounded and may not total 100.

    Timing of Job Offers

    Type of Work First Offer by Graduation Total Offers 3 Months After Graduation
    Permanent Work Authorization 94% 97%
    Non-Permanent Work Authorization 89% 94%
    Total Graduates 93% 96%