Skip to main content
Employment Report
 
95%
Average Placement Rate of Students
(2014-2019)*

*after 6 months

Optimize your job search by being part of the UCLA Anderson advantage. Our Alumni Network is unparalleled, leveraging thousands of successful alumni across the world. With a direct pipeline to top employers in major cities, we help our students secure employment at top financial institutions and technology companies. Our employment data highlights the breadth of our students through summer internships and full-time employment placement*

*The UCLA Anderson MFE program follows the standards set by the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance for specialty master’s programs.

Class of 2020
 
As of July 9, 2021, 96% of MFE students from the Class of 2020 have received and accepted offers.
 

Placement Regions (as of 3/31/2021)

 
19% East Coast (New York, Boston, D.C. Area)
19% San Francisco
23% Los Angeles (Southern California)
25% U.S. – Other
15% International
 

Recent Hiring Employers

 

Logos of recent hiring employers

Employment Stats

2020 Placement Stats (as of 7/9/2021)
Total Number of Students 73
For Whom Employment Status is Known 70
Students Looking for Jobs 3*
Students Who Received Offers 67
Entrepreneurs 2
Ph.D. Bound 1
Total Percentage of Students Placed 96%

*Currently looking for full-time jobs; 2 Students Not Seeking Full-Time Employment

2020 Placement Compensation Stats (as of 4/28/2021)
Average First Year Total Compensation (with bonus) $111,000
Median First Year Total Compensation $105,000
Average Base Salary (without bonus) $100,000
Median Base Salary $100,000
Average Signing Bonus $9,600
Median Signing Bonus $5,000
Average Relocation Bonus $7,400
 

Summer Internship Companies

 
  • AIG
  • Amazon
  • AmeriHome
  • Auspicious Capital Management
  • Bank of Hope
  • Big Bright International
  • BioUrja Power LLC
  • Capital Group
  • CITIC
  • DoubleLine
  • EY
  • FHL Bank
  • Fidelity
  • Freddie Mac
  • GSR-Chernov
  • Hightree
  • Infineon
  • Invesco Great Wall Fund Management Company Limited
  • Kopentech
  • LA Capital
  • Mizuho Bank (Sponsored)
  • Pacific Life
  • PG&E
  • Pinnacle Investment
  • Quantbot
  • ROW
  • Sancus Capital
  • Social Finance (SoFi)
  • SP
  • SP-Chantico
  • SP-iRAge
  • SP-S&P
  • Standard Chartered Bank – Financial Markets – Trading
  • State of Wisconsin Investment Board
  • State Street
  • State Street (Elkins/McSherry)
  • TD Asset Management
  • Teacher Retirement System
  • Wells Fargo
  • Western Asset Management
  • Wonder Asset
  • Zhongxin Securities
Class of 2019
 
81
Students*
 

*Reporting on 88% of students who provided data

92%
Offers Received*
 

*Within 6 months of graduation

Employment Offers
 
 

Class of 2020

 
  • Amazon
  • American Credit Acceptance
  • AmeriHome Mortgage
  • BAML
  • Bayview Asset Management
  • BlackRock
  • Capital Group
  • China International Capital Corporation (CICC)
  • Citi
  • CITIC
  • Clearwater Analytics
  • East West Bank
  • Equity Methods
  • EY
  • FHL Bank
  • Fidelity Investments
  • FreddieMac
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Grant Thornton
  • Guidepoint
  • Intel
  • KopenTech
  • KPMG
  • Millennium Advisors
  • Mizuho Securities
  • PennyMac
  • Sancus Capital Management
  • Saxo FinTech
  • Siam Commercial Bank (SCB)
  • SoFi
  • Sova Capital Limited
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Stout
  • Teachers’ Retirement System
  • Wells Fargo
  • Western Asset Management
 

Class of 2019

 
  • Amazon
  • Acumen LLC
  • AIG
  • Alkali Partners
  • Alliance Bernstein
  • Amazon
  • AmeriHome Mortgage Company
  • Angeles Investment Advisors
  • Athene
  • Avestar Capital
  • Bank of Thailand
  • BBVA Compass
  • Capital Group
  • Chantico Global (PT)
  • Citi
  • CITIC Securities
  • DataYes
  • East West Bank (PT)
  • EY
  • Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Gifford Fong Associates
  • Glencore UK Ltd.
  • Grant Thornton
  • Guotai Junan Futures
  • HCVT
  • Hightree (PT)
  • Houlihan Lokey
  • HSBC
  • IMC Financial Markets
  • Kopentech
  • KPMG
  • Krungsri Consumer
  • LendingClub
  • MercadoLibre
  • Millennium Advisors
  • Moody's Analytics
  • MotoLease
  • Murex
  • Oportun
  • PennyMac
  • PIMCO
  • PwC
  • TransAmerica
  • Rayliant Global Advisors
  • Sancus Capital Management
  • Strategic Global Advisors (PT)
  • UBS
  • UCLA Anderson
  • UCLA Investment Company
  • Western Asset
  • WorldQuant
  • ZS Associates