QS Jobs & Salary Trends Report 2013/14

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 12pm

What is the present state of the MBA jobs market?
Which industries and regions is there the greatest volume of MBA job opportunities?
What is the average MBA salary?
QS have surveyed actively hiring MBA employers across the globe since 1990 to answers these questions and more. The 2013/14 report is based on the responses of over 4,300 MBA employers.
The 2013/14 TopMBA.com Jobs & Salary Trends Report once again confirms the value of the MBA in today’s international job market even in the still fragile post-recession landscape.
Find out:

  • Which regions and industries have seen the greatest growth in MBA job opportunities
  • MBA salary levels, split by region and industry
  • The key skills MBA employers are looking for
  • The long-term trends in MBA jobs and salaries
  • Predictions for 2014

Key facts

  • 14% growth in global MBA hiring in 2013
  • Fastest-growing sectors: Consulting (11%), Finance (11%), General industry (11%), Technology (11%)

Top regions by average salary

  • North America (US$109,200)
  • Western Europe (US$105,900)
  • Asia- Pacific (US$85,000)
  • Middle East (US$76,400)
  • Latin America at (US$72,200)
  • Central Europe (US$72,100)

Global demand for MBAs in 2014

Worldwide boom in MBA jobs forecast led by

  • Asia (38%)
  • Eastern Europe (31%)
  • North America (16%)
  • Western Europe (5%)

Download full report

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