Employment Statistics

UCLA Anderson MFE Program Full Time Placements
Class of:  Dec 2010 Dec 2011  Dec 2012 Dec 2013 
Number of Graduates 38 31 30 35 
Percentage of Students Placed (1)       
3 Months After Graduation 86% 80% 72% 94% 
5 Months After Graduation  - 92% 85%   -

   

Salary -
Domestic
     
Average $98,000 $96,000 $95,000 $94,000 
Median $95,000 $100,000 $95,000 $100,000 
Range

$70,000
- $155,000

$80,000
- $120,000
$90,000
- $100,000
$80,000 - $105,000 

 

Salary - International      
Average $95,700 $75,000 $87,200 88,700 
Median $95,000 $93,000 $85,000 90,000 
Range $82,500
- $115,000
$70,000
- $100,000

$60,000
- $165,000

$40,000 - $120,000 

    

Location      
Los Angeles 48% 35% 32% 28% 
New York 7% 9% 24% 22% 
Chicago - 4% 14% 6% 
San Francisco 39% 30% 10% 25% 
Asia 3% 17% 10% 3% 
Other U.S Cities 3% - 10% 16% 
Other Countries - 5% -
          
 Employers  
 

Bank of the West

BBVA Compass

CICC

Citigroup

Cutler Group

Duff & Phelps

Franklin Templeton

Gifford Fong

Houlihan Lokey

Morgan Stanley

OneWestBank

PAAMCO

Paul Capital

PIMCO

Piper Jaffray

PWC

Research Affiliates

ROW Asset Mgmt.

Union Bank

Wedbush

Wilshire Associates

China Asset Mgmt.

CICC

Deutsche Bank

Dorchester Capital

Duff & Phelps

Ebay

FactSet

Federal Reserve of NY

FINRA

Gifford Fong

Google

Moody's Analytics

Nomura

Oaktree

Oppenheimer

Pacific Life

Research Affiliates

Susquehanna

Thomson Reuters

Wilshire Associates

AllianceBernstein

Aspiriant

Bank of America

Citigroup

DerivActiv

Deutsche Bank

Discover Financial

DoubleLine

JPMorgan

Markit

MSCI

Numerix

PIMCO

Research Affiliates

SSgA

Union Bank

Universa

World Financial Desk

Allianz Global Investors

AllianceBernstein

American Express

Aperimus Capital

Citigroup

CME Group

Deloitte

Deutsche Bank

Eaglewood Capital

Epic Systams

Esoteric Capital

Gifford Fong

Hyundai Capital (2)

KPMG

Markit

Mass Mutual

Moody's (3)

MSCI

OneWest Bank

PennyMac

PWC

RBC

Research Affiliate

RocketFuel

SRR

UCLA PhD Finance 

Union Bank (3)

            
 Job Titles  
 

Advisory Asset Analyst

Associate, Analytics

Associate, Trading

Assoc., Equity Linked Prod.

Financial Engineer

Quant Analyst

Multi-Asset Strategy, Analyst

Prop Trader

Risk Manager

FX Quant Researcher

Sr. Risk Consultant

Trader

Vice President

Analyst

Associate

Equity Analyst

Fx Trading Analyst

Portfolio Analysis

Senior Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst

Risk Analyst

Trader

Analyst

Application Tech. Analyst

Associate

Credit Analyst

Director, Invest. Strategy

Manager

Quant Trader

Analyst

Assistant Director

Associate

Credit Analyst

Data Engineer

Financial Analysis & Valuation Analyst

Financial Engineer

Group Manager

Manager

Quant Research Associate

Quant Analyst

Risk Analyst

Senior Quant Analyst

Software Developer

Senior Associate

 
   

(1) Based on number of students actively seeking full-time employment positions.

UCLA Anderson MFE Program Internship Placements
Class of: 2010 2011 2012 2013 
Percentage of Students Placed (1) 100% 100% 100% 100% 

   

Location      
Los Angeles 50% 41% 48% 74% 
New York 13% 13% 13% 6% 
Chicago 2% 3% - 6% 
San Francisco 10% 16% 16% 8% 
Boston 10% 6% 3%
Asia 5% 6% 16% 6% 
Other U.S Cities 2% 9% 3%
Other Countries 8% 6% -
          
 Employers  
 

Ascend Analytics

Atlas Capital Advisors

Bank of the West

Belmont Capital

Camden Group

Capital Group

CFA - Canada

CICC

Citigroup

Convergent Wealth Advisors

Deutsche Bank

Duff & Phelps

First Quadrant

FTSE

Guardian Life

Huatai United Securities

Informed Portfolio Mgmt

JMN Financial

Morgan Stanley

Nomura Asset Mgmt

Northwest Mutual

PanAgora Asset Mgmt

PIMCO

Relativity Hedge Fund

Research Affiliates

ROW Asset Mgmt

Southern California Edison

State Street

Transamerica

UCLA Foundation

Union Bank

Universa

Wedbush

Advanced Algorithmic Trading Systems

Ascend Analytics

Belmont Capital

Centricity Financial

CME

Delaware Investments

Federal Reserve

First Quadrant

GLIC

GMO

Google

ING

JP Morgan

Moody's

Nomura Asset Mgmt

One West Bank

Oppenheimer-Suma Group

PAAMCO

PG&E

Pine River

Research Affiliates

State Street

Shen Yin & Wan Guo Securities

Telesis

Thomson Reuters

Universa

3SQ

Capital Group

CICC

Citi Commercial

Citi Global Markets Group

DerivActiv

Discover Financial Services

LA Capital

MAP Alternative Mgmt

Moody's

Morgan Stanley

PanAgora Asset Mgmt

Pine River

Research Affiliates

Revere Data

SEC

Singular Research

Standard & Poor's

T3

Universa

American Express

Barrington

Burstly.com

CICC

Citigroup

Discover Financial

DoubleLine

Esoteric Capital

KPMG

LA Capital

Markit

Moody's

MSCI

OneWest

OpenX

Pacific Life

Research Affiliates

ROW

SEC

Tongxin Securities

Wilshire Associates

 
   

(1) Based on number of students actively seeking internship positions. 

Sample of Companies Recruiting UCLA MFE Students
Ascend Analytics New Frontier Advisors
Bank of the West Newedge USA LLC
Bloomberg Nomura Asset Management - New York
Camden Asset Management Nomura Equity Management - Hong Kong
Cappello Capital Nomura Fixed Income - Singapore
China First Corporation NumeriX
China International Capital Corporation Obex Securities
Citigroup Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company
Credit Suisse Pacific Life Insurance
Cutler Group PanAgora Asset Management
D.E. Shaw PG&E
DBS Singapore PIMCO
Duff & Phelps Pipe Jaffray
eBay PWC
Executive Financial Enterprise Quantifi Solutions
Federal Reserve of New York Research Affiliates
First Quadrant Rosenblatt Securities
Franklin Templeton Schwab
Future Fund of Australia SEC
GF Securities Shinnecock Group
Goldman Sachs Simplex-Tech
Google Southern California Edison
Group One Trading Standard Chartered Bank
Guardian Life State Street
Harvest Fund Strategic Global Advisors
Henderson Rowe Limited Susquehanna International Group
Himelsein Mandel Advisors T2AM
Informed Portfolio Management Tai Tam Capital
ING Hong Kong Thomson Reuters
Jane Street Toronto Dominion Bank
Janus Capital Trust Company of the West (TCW)
JP Morgan UCLA Foundation
KPMG Union Bank
Macquarie Capital Universa Investments L.P.
MKP Capital Wedbush
Montague DeRosa Wilshire Associates
Moody's Zion's Bank
Morgan Stanley ZS Associates