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University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics

Lexington, KY
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UK MBA Says...

Career Services and Placement
The Gatton MBA program career services activities and resources include: A. Regular recruiting visits by companies, government organizations, and non-profits big and small -- from Fortune 500 companies, like Procter & Gamble and Bearing Point (formerly KPMG)...
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UK MBA Students Say...

MBA students have access to comprehensive career services through Gatton College’s Office of Career Services, including a career development course, which is required for one-year students and optional for part-time students. They also put on events in conjunction with the university-wide James W.... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

145 Gatton College of Business and Economics

Lexington, KY 40506-0034

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Phone: 859-257-7722

Fax: 859-323-9971

Website

Finding Jobs & Internships

Source Of Full-Time Job Acceptances
School Facilitiated
Graduate Facilitated
Unkown
Source Of Internship Acceptances
School Facilitiated
Graduate Facilitated
Unkown

Job Function

Job Function% of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept Jobs
w/in 3 Months
Median SalaryMean SalaryLow Base SalaryHigh Base Salary
Marketing / Sales29.7%$48,000$49,100$40,000$60,000
Operations / Logistics18.9%$60,000$60,529$50,000$68,000
Other16.2%$50,000$55,717$48,796$70,992
General Management13.5%$58,820$57,323$48,796$69,000
Information Technology10.8%$62,500$62,000$48,000$75,000
Finance / Accounting8.1%$50,000$61,000$48,000$85,000
Consulting2.7%

Industries

Industries% of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept Jobs
w/in 3 Months
Median SalaryMean SalaryLow Base SalaryHigh Base Salary
Manufacturing27%$58,820$57,113$45,000$69,000
Other16.2%$60,000$61,667$50,000$75,000
Consumer Products10.8%
Consulting8.1%$48,000$54,331$44,000$70,992
Financial Services8.1%$48,000$48,667$48,000$50,000
Government8.1%$48,796$48,796$48,796$48,796
Petroleum / Energy8.1%$68,000$71,667$62,000$85,000
Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Healthcare5.4%
Technology5.4%
Media / Entertainment2.7%

Regions

Employment by Region (US):
South
Midwest
Northeast
West
International
Mid-Atlantic
Southwest
Possessions and Territories
Countries where graduates are employed
  • United States

Employment

Within 3 Months Of Graduation:

Average base salary
$56,980
Percent with employment
75%

Top Five Employers

  • Wright Patterson Air Force Base
  • Hitachi Automotive
  • LG&E KU
  • Humana
  • IBM
Prominent Alumni
Paul Rooke CEO, Lexmark International
W. Rodney McMullen CEO, Kroger Company
Joseph W. Craft Chairman, President, & CEO, Alliance Coal,LLC
Paul C. Varga Chairman, President, & CEO, Brown-Forman Corporation
James E. Rogers, Jr. Retired Chairman, President & CEO, Duke Energy Corporation
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Careers

  • Avg. Starting Salary:
    $56,980
  • Career Rating:
    82

Graduates Accepting Jobs Within 3 Months of Graduation, by Job Function

  • Marketing:
    29.7%
  • Operations/Logistics:
    18.9%
  • Consulting:
    2.7%
  • General Management:
    13.5%
  • Finance/Accounting:
    8.1%
  • Human Resources:
    0%
  • Information Technology:
    10.8%
  • Other:
    16.2%