Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business announced (“Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business Reports Significant Increase in Employment for MBA Graduates”) it has reached a record high—93% of full-time students in 2011 receiving job offers within three months of graduating. This percentage reflects an 11% increase from last year and a 14% increase from 2009. Fuqua also notes:
- Students are being offered jobs at higher levels than the past.
- 48 employers hired Duke MBAs in a variety of industries, including: financial services, consulting, health care, technology, consumer products, diversified products and services, retail, and entertainment.
- The industry that has been hiring the most students (30%) is consulting.
- Students are being better compensated for their work, with the mean full-time annual salary in 2011 going up to $107,833 and the mean signing bonus going up to $25,946.
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