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Employment Report

Darden’s most recent graduating class has the highest employment by graduation in the School's history. Find highlights from Darden’s Full-Time MBA Employment Report for the Classes of 2019 and 2020 below.

Positive Outcomes. Record Incomes.

The graduates of Darden’s full-time MBA Class of 2019 joined a job market that is teeming with opportunity and change. Graduates received the highest compensation in the school’s 64 year history and consulting remained the top career choice – while technology and entrepreneurship continues to gain in popularity. Career outcomes represented a strong diversity of talent, recruiters and geographies.

 

Record-Breaking Career Outcomes for Darden’s Full-Time MBA Class of 2019

$135,168
Average Base Salary
$33,458
Average Signing Bonus
97%
Students Received a Job Offer by 3 Months Post-graduation
94%
International Students Received a Job Offer by 3 Months Post-graduation
130+
Companies Hired Darden Graduates

Top Five Hiring Companies for Darden’s Full-Time MBA Class of 2019

“Every year, the Career Development Center provides one-on-one career advising to over 900 Darden students, travels internationally to meet employers seeking the next generation of business leaders and analyzes thousands of data points to facilitate the best career and recruiting decisions. We love our jobs. We make sure our students can say the same.”

Jeff McNish
Assistant Dean for the Career Development Center
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