MIM Compass Ebook
Published: 13 Jan 2017

Employers plan to hire 63% more Master in Management graduates

Firms around the world but particularly in the US plan to hire 63 percent more Master in Management graduates in 2017 than in 2016.

31 percent of the employers plan to hire Master in Management graduates

This is a result of the GMAC Year-End Employer Poll Report 2016 that has been published on January 10, 2017. According to this, 31 percent of the employers plan to hire Master in Management graduates in 2017, in contrast to 19 percent in 2016. Moreover, 16 percent of the employers offer internships to Master in Management students. 

The survey was conducted in October and November 2016 among 167 employers from 27 countries. Three in four employers, however, are based in the United States.

Master in Management graduates earn US$ 70,000 per year

The GMAC Corporate Recruiters survey 2016, furthermore, found that Master in Management graduates earn between US$ 60,000 and 80,000 when they start their career in the US after graduation.

GMAC is the organization behind the Graduate Management Admission Test "GMAT". MBA programs and also other types of postgraduate programs in business increasingly require the GMAT (and a good GMAT score) from their applicants. More info on the GMAT as well as a mock exam are presented in our GMAT section.