Employment Report for the Darden Class of 2013

The Economist ranks Darden No. 1 for its diversity of recruiters. In 2013, 27% of Darden graduates from the Class of 2013 accepted positions in the consulting industry, making an average base salary of $129,254. Other top industries for Darden students included Financial Services (26%), Technology (14%) and Consumer Products (13%).

Employment Data by Industry

Industry

Accepted Offers

Average Base Salary

Average Signing Bonus

Consulting

27%

$129,254

$26,615

Consumer Products

13%

$100,818

$20,600

Energy

3%

$110,571

$19,115

Financial Services

26%

$101,469

$41,250

   Investment Banking

19%

$100,348

$44,464

   Investment Mgmt/Portfolio Mgmt

2%

$113,750

N/A

   Other Financial Services

5%

$101,633

$27,273

Manufacturing

12%

$106,577

N/A

Miscellaneous

3%

$143,750

$16,750

Real Estate

1%

$96,667

N/A

Technology

14%

$111,817

$32,644

Transportation

1%

$96,680

$20,000

Total

100%*

$111,171

$29,421

* Percentages have been rounded and may not total 100.

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