Smeal MOL Employment Reports

An overview of the Penn State Smeal Management and Organizational Leadership employment reports

Employment Statistics for the Class of 2018

Compensation - Base Salary

  • Mean: $66,289
  • Median $68,000

Compensation - Signing Bonus

  • Mean: $6,250
  • Median: $7,000

Job Offer Overview - Within 6 Months of Graduation

  • Full-Time Offers: 82.2%
  • Short-Term Offers: 10.7%

Employment by Industry:

  • Consulting: 28%
  • Manufacturing: 24%
  • Retail: 12%
  • Technology: 12%
  • Other: 24%

Employment by U.S. Geographic Region

  • Mid-Atlantic: 68%
  • Midwest: 9%
  • Northeast: 9%
  • South: 9%
  • Southwest: 5%

Note: 12% of students accepted positions based outside of the U.S.