MBA Employment Report

Where Outstanding Talent Meets Exceptional Opportunity

Employment Full-Time Offers Class of 2018

98% Received Offer Within Three Months of Graduation

98% U.S. / 98% Int’l

94% Accepted Offer Within Three Months of Graduation

94% U.S. / 94% Int’l

$116,946 Average Full-Time Salary

4% Increase from 2017

$118,528 U.S. / $108,876 Int’l

$31,036 Average Signing Bonus

9% Increase from 2017

$30,607 U.S. / $34,242 Int’l

Student Testimonials

“Georgetown is in the perfect location to grow your network. Studying in Washington, D.C., allowed me to meet people from all walks of life and gain exposure to various cultures. Being in the center of where policy meets business provides a huge opportunity to witness learnings in action.”

Austin Watzlavick (MBA’18)

Marketing Associate, Innovation, Nestlé USA

“Switching industries and careers was not an easy task, but the Georgetown name helped get me in the door, preparation through the Career Center helped me ace the interviews, and the technical experiences learned in the classroom have allowed me to immediately make an impact in my new job.”

William Coughlin (MBA’18)

Corporate Leadership Development Program, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Daniel Gomez (MBA’18) Associate, McKinsey & Company

Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela Pre-MBA

Career: Founder and CEO, Actec79 McDonough

Involvement: Finance Club, Latin American Business Association, Teaching Assistant Summer Internship: M&A Summer Intern, K12 Inc.

“The Georgetown MBA allowed me to transition from my startup, where I had limited resources and impact, to McKinsey & Company, where the knowledge and resources are infinite, and I am solving problems for the largest companies in the region. Georgetown McDonough students have incredibly diverse work experiences and cultural backgrounds. Such diversity not only provides a multicultural experience but also ensures international business insights, which are essential for a future leader.”

“I attended a Jesuit institution for undergrad and really valued the mission-driven approach to educating women and men for others. Also, Georgetown’s growing strength in entrepreneurship and technology, and its emphasis on conducting business in the global marketplace, made it my ideal fit.”

Daniel Jenks (MBA’18)

Manager, Business Value Services,

Anna Sito (MBA’18) Senior Financial Analyst, E. & J. Gallo Winery

Hometown: Seattle, Washington

Pre-MBA Career: Manager, Statistical Research, Investment Company Institute

McDonough Involvement: Board Fellow, Certificate in Nonmarket Strategy, Evening Program Student Ambassador, Georgetown Women in Business

Summer Internship: N/A (Evening MBA student)

“I was looking for a position within a leadership development program, and the MBA Career Center helped me to focus my search. Prior to graduation, I had been with the same organization for seven years, so the career coaches helped me gain confidence during recruitment through mock interviews and alumni connections.”

Average Base Salary By Industry

Consulting: 25.5% $ 129,698

Consumer Products: 6.6% $ 102,167

Financial Services: 21.7% $ 118,430

Government: 2.4% $ 94,725

Health Care: 2.8% $ 123,736

Hospitality*: 1.4% *

Manufacturing: 5.7% $ 104,690

Media/Entertainment/Sports: 1.9% $ 102,500

Non-Profit/Social Impact: 8.0% $ 90,000

Real Estate: 6.6% $ 112,500

Technology: 17.5% $ 116,834

Average Base Salary By Function

Consulting: 31.7% $ 127,258

Finance/Accounting: 24.1% $ 116,457

General Management: 17.0% $ 114,596

Marketing/Sales: 17.5% $ 108,231

Operations/Logistics: 7.1% $ 99,784

Strategic Planning: 3.3% $ 110,286


* To protect student privacy, salary information is only reported for industries with three or more data points


Top Georgetown MBA Employers

Accenture,Amazon, American Express,Citi, Danaher, Deloitte, EY, Gallup, International Finance, Corporation, KPMG, M&T Bank, Navy Federal Credit Union, PwC, Uber, Wells Fargo Securities

75% Employment Facilitated by School

25% by Graduate

141- Number of MBAs hired for jobs and internships by Universum Top 50 Ideal MBA Employers

“Your Georgetown McDonough network starts forming from day one, and the student body is very team-oriented. I know that I have made enduring connections at Georgetown and have a global network of fellow Hoyas. Also, soft skills can be very difficult to learn and even harder to teach. Georgetown’s curriculum did a remarkable job of helping me to become a more effective communicator.”

Katharine Tymcio (MBA’18)

Transaction Advisory Services Senior Consultant, EY

Timothy Lewis (MBA’18)

Executive Associate, Commercial Real Estate, M&T Bank

Hometown: Decatur, Georgia

Pre-MBA Career: Information Officer, U.S. Department of State

Summer Internship: Real Estate Development and Finance Consultant– Graduate Intern, Hatch

“Georgetown has a passionate and experienced leadership team in the Steers Center for Global Real Estate and one of the only real estate programs situated in a major U.S. market.”

Michael Klem (MBA’18)

Investment Banking Associate, J.P. Morgan

Hometown: Monmouth Junction, New Jersey

Pre-MBA Career: Infantry Officer, U.S. Marine Corps

Summer Internship: Investment Banking Summer Associate, J.P. Morgan

“I wouldn’t have had the same job prospects without my Georgetown experience. The

alumni network expands beyond the business school and was instrumental in my success. “


Internships Class of 2019

$7,043 Average Monthly Cash Compensation

8% Increase from 2017

$7,370 U.S. / $6,139 Int’l

100% Students Seeking an Internship Who Received One

86% Paid Internships

78% Internships Facilitated by School

22% by Graduate

Percent of Class by Function

Consulting 28%

Finance/Accounting 34%

General Management 9%

Marketing/Sales 17%

Operations/Logistics 3%

Strategic Planning 9%

“I owe my entire career switch to the Georgetown MBA Career Center. I joined the program with a general idea of what I wanted to do but was unfamiliar with the functions and industries. After Orientation, one of the career coaches recommended that I look at brand management, and I never looked back.”

Sasha Post (MBA’19)

Brand Management MBA Intern,

The Coca-Cola Company

Sri Rayasam (MBA’19)

Investment Banking Summer Associate, Deutsche Bank

Hometown: Hyderabad, India

Pre-MBA Career: Engagement Manager– Deal Advisory, KPMG

McDonough Involvement: Adam Smith Society, Finance Club, Georgetown Investment Fund, Wine Society

“Georgetown equips you with the tools necessary for success, and the alumni network is always willing to bring more Hoyas into its ranks. The school’s reputation, central location, resources, Career Center, and my peers were extremely helpful in transitioning to a banking career in the United States. “

Top MBA Intern Employers

Amazon, American Airlines, American Express, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citi, Deloitte, Education Pioneers, EY, Goldman Sachs & Co., Hilton Worldwide, International Finance, Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase, Marriott International, Navy Federal Credit Union, PwC

“The unique location of Georgetown allows for unparalleled opportunities such as in-semester consulting internships with the World Bank Group, where I analyzed investment opportunities across South America. The Global Business Experience also influenced my decision to enroll, with the opportunity to consult on behalf of international firms and gain on-site business experience in an international location. All this prepared me to succeed from day one at Tesla, where I was one of only two interns to present directly to the executive team.”

Matt Allgeier (MBA’19)

Global Supply Management MBA Intern, Tesla Inc.

Stephen Villatoro (MBA’19)

Marketing Manager Intern– Global Merchant Services, American Express

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Pre-MBA Career: Senior Account Executive, MVT Public Relations

McDonough Involvement: Black MBA Association, Consortium Fellow, Peer Advisor

“Coming from a non-traditional background, I had preconceived notions about how competitive the b-school experience would be, but none was actually true. The McDonough culture truly feels like a family. As a Consortium Fellow, my interactions with the MBA Career Center began months before my first day on campus. The career coaches were engaged, insightful, and eager to learn my story. They were influential  in helping to decide which opportunity would most align with my short and long-term goals.”

MBA Career Center

Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Rafik B. Hariri Building, Suite 285

37th and O Streets, NW

Washington, DC 20057

(202) 687-3741

This report conforms to the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics.