Stanford GSB MBA Employment Report: Updated for 2022

Stanford GSB MBA Employment Report

Stanford Graduate School of Business is one of the first schools that come to mind when you think of applying to business school. Known for its world-class professors, connections with influential alumni, and selective admissions, it’s no surprise that the Stanford MBA class consistently re-enters the workforce as highly competitive applicants. 

Though it ranks lower than Harvard Business School in endowment size, Stanford admits fewer students (7% as opposed to Harvard’s 12%). A human-centered approach to business, focusing on emotional connections and the social impact its graduates can produce, is instilled within the Stanford MBA class. On this page, we’ll provide an MBA employment report on the Stanford MBA class of 2021, including top industries, job locations, post-MBA employers, and average Stanford MBA salary.

Stanford GSB MBA Employment Report and Careers

Salary Average$190,979.00
The average salary is a total of average salary + signing bonus ($161,831 + $29,148)
Offers Upon Graduation82%
Offers At 3 Mos.96%
Post-MBA IndustriesFinance: 33%
Investment Management: 4%
Private Equity: 15%
Venture Capital: 11%
Other: 4%
Technology: 29%
Consumer: 14%
Enterprise: 6%
Other: 8%
Consulting: 18%
Healthcare: 5%
Media/Entertainment: 4%
Consumer Products: 2%
Real Estate: 2%
Agriculture: 1%
Education: 1%
Energy: 1%
Hospitality/Travel: 1%
Manufacturing: 1%
Transportation & Logistics: 1%
Other: 1%
Post-MBA LocationsUnited States (North America): 93%
Mid-Atlantic: 4%
Midwest: 7%
Northeast: 22%
South: 2%
Southwest: 2%
West: 56%
Non-US: 4%
Europe: 3%
Asia: 1%
Africa: 0%
Latin America & The Caribbean: 0%
Percent total may not equal the sum of components due to rounding
Post-MBA Companies

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The data above is from 2021 and represents the career statistics for the Stanford MBA class of 2021.*
See the full report: Stanford GSB MBA Employment Report

If you’re thinking about changing careers, a Stanford MBA is a great place to start. There is a host of successful companies hiring Stanford MBAs, and you’ll meet some of the top employers for the business school at company networking events, with the possibility of landing summer internships or post-MBA job.

Stanford GSB Career Management Center

The Stanford GSB career management center assists you in connecting with Center advisors and other career education professionals to construct a tailored career plan, improve your personal and professional skills, make strategic decisions, and achieve your objectives. This help won’t stop once you graduate: you’ll have access to Stanford GSB professional resources for the rest of your life. Not to mention the strong job market available to you as Stanford MBA graduate.

Consider the Career Management Center as a resource in your job search, both while you’re a student and after you graduate. At every stage of your search, from deciding on exactly the job for you to receiving your job offer, the CMC centre can assist you by connecting you with a useful network, providing career resources, and providing one-on-one advising.