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MBA Graduates

2022 Full-Time MBA Graduate Statistics

Earning an MBA from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School provides an opportunity to maximize career opportunities and build a competitive edge as a job seeker. At PGBS, the Career and Professional Development team works with you to gain that competitive advantage and provides relevant resources, expert coaching, and supports you every step of the way. These statistics reflect goals achieved upon completion of our MBA program. Discover where your MBA will take you and how to get there.


Accepted job offer by graduation


Accepted job offer by three months after graduation


Median starting salary for graduates

School-facilitated job acceptances 36%
Job Acceptance 
Total graduates seeking employment 74%
Accepted job offer by graduation 54%   
Offer accepted by third month post-graduation 75%  
Reported Median signing bonus $12K
Starting Salary 
Mean $89K
Median $89K
High $150K  
Undergraduate Major
Technical 10%
Business 60%    
Other 26% 
More than five years 21%
Professional Experience 
One year or less 29%
More than one year, up to three years 21%
More than three years, up to five years 21%
Marketing / Sales 35% 
Information Technology 5%
Operations / Logistics 8% 
Other 8% 
Consulting 5%
Finance / Accounting 20%   
General Management 15% 
Human Resources 5%
Energy 2%
Financial Services 17%
Healthcare 7%
Hospitality 10%
Manufacturing 7%
Media/Entertainment 12%
Real Estate 2% 
Retail 2%
Technology 22%
Other 10% 
Consumer Packaged Goods 5%