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Darla Moore School of Business


Employment Statistics

Moore School graduates are competitive, with both the hard business skills and soft skills demanded by the marketplace. For information on disciplines not listed below, contact the Moore School's Office of Career Management.

Undergraduate Employment Summary

Moore School graduates are very competitive in the marketplace, accepting challenging jobs with a variety of employers. You can find more information on salary packages and functional roles below. If you don't find the information you are seeking, please contact the Office of Career Management Staff for additional details.
Class of 2015

  • 426 of the 749 May graduates (56.8%) completed the Annual Graduation Survey.
  • The average full-time salary for our May 2014 graduates is $51,275.
  • The average salary for our graduates hired in South Carolina is $48,780 for males and $44,130 for females.
  • The average salary for our graduates hired outside of South Carolina is $54,447 for males and $52,185 for females.
  • 189 (44.0%) of the respondents were female graduates and 228 (53.0%) respondents were male graduates.
  • 357 (85.4%) respondents were white graduates and 61 (14.6%) were non-white graduates.
  • 305 respondents (71.6%) reported they were employed either full or part-time.
  • 69 respondents (16.2%) reported they have been admitted to a graduate or professional school.

Average Salary by Major

  • Accounting — $51,091
  • Economics — $46,786
  • Finance — $53,367
  • International Business — $57,285
  • Management — $40,053
  • Management Science (GSCOM) — $57,070
  • Marketing — $47,105
  • Real Estate — $52,500
  • Risk Management — $56,667

Top Employers (name and number of students hired)

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers — 11
  • Textron — 10
  • The Vanguard Group — 8
  • Bank of America — 8
  • Ernst & Young — 7
  • Target — 6
  • Total Quality Logistics — 6
  • Manhattan Associates — 6
  • Wells Fargo — 5
  • Boeing — 4
  • Michelin — 4
  • Grant Thornton, LLP — 4
  • Integration Point — 3
  • TD Bank — 3
  • Deloitte — 3
  • Accenture — 3
  • Amazon.com — 3
  • Ford Motor Company — 3
  • Deutsche Bank — 3
MBA Employment Summary

MBA graduates are very competitive in the marketplace, accepting challenging jobs with a diverse group of employers. You can find more information on salary packages and positions accepted below. If you don't find the information you are seeking, please contact the Office of Career Management Staff for additional details.

Class of 2015

  • Accepted by graduation — 50%
  • Accepted 90 days after graduation — 60%
  • Average salary at 90 days — $82,667
  • Average signing bonus — $13,000

Class of 2014

  • Accepted by graduation — 83%
  • Accepted 90 days after graduation — 83%
  • Average salary — $83,100
  • Average signing bonus — $10,000
Employment Summary — International MBA/MBA Class of 2015

Base Salary

 

U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents

  • Mean: $86,692
  • Median: $84,000
  • Low: $52,000
  • High: $135,000

Foreign Nationals

  • Mean: $74,750
  • Median: $76,500
  • Low: $55,000
  • High: $91,000

Total Reporting

  • Mean: $85,100
  • Median: $82,500
  • Low: $52,000
  • High: $135,000

By Job Function
(U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents)

Consulting

  • Mean: $95,250
  • Median: $100,000
  • Low: $52,000
  • High: $135,000

Finance/Accounting

  • Mean: $88,666
  • Median: $91,000
  • Low: $80,000
  • High: $95,000

General Management

  • Mean: $95,750
  • Median: $94,000
  • Low: $85,000
  • High: $110,000

Human Resources

  • Mean: $76,896
  • Median: $75,000
  • Low: $47,500
  • High: $109,000

Supply Chain/Operations

  • Mean: $76,777
  • Median: $75,000
  • Low: $70,000
  • High: $85,000

Other

  • Mean: $66,250
  • Median: $67,500
  • Low: $55,000
  • High: $75,000

Total

  • Mean: $85,100
  • Median: $82,500
  • Low: $52,000
  • High: $135,000

 

Signing Bonus

Some hiring organizations offer a signing bonus as part of the salary package; approximately 70 percent of graduating students in the class of 2015 who provided salary data received a signing bonus. 

U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents

  • Mean: $12,420
  • Median: $10,000

Foreign Nationals

  • Mean: $7,500
  • Median: $7,500

Total Reporting

  • Mean: $11,950
  • Median: $10,000
Master of Human Resources Employment Summary

MHR graduates are very competitive in the marketplace, accepting challenging jobs with a diverse group of employers. You can find more information on salary packages and positions accepted below. If you don't find the information you are seeking, please contact the Office of Career Management Staff for additional details.

Class of 2015

  • Accepted by graduation — 83%
  • Accepted 90 days after graduation — 93%
Master of Accountancy Employment Summary

MACC graduates are very competitive in the marketplace, accepting positions in public, corporate and governmental accounting. Since MACC graduates students each major term, employment statistics are presented in a similar manner.

Term By Graduation By 90 Days Average Salary
2015 Spring 89% 89% $50,000
2015 Summer  94% 100% $51,375
2015 Fall 88% 100% $67,167
2016 Spring  95% 100% $52,632 
2016 Summer  97% 100% $53,161
2016 Fall  100% 100% $58,750