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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

United States

Phone: 859-257-7722

Fax: 859-323-9971

Website

Finding Jobs & Internships

Source Of Full-Time Job 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
Operations / Logistics33%$51,000$49,500$37,000$57,000
Marketing / Sales20%$49,000$52,115$40,000$74,880
Finance / Accounting18%$48,000$47,700$40,000$57,500
General Management17%$58,500$58,833$42,000$75,000
Other10%$44,000$43,804$37,000$50,214
Information Technology2%

Industries

Industries% of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept Jobs
w/in 3 Months
Median SalaryMean SalaryLow Base SalaryHigh Base Salary
Manufacturing20%$52,000$50,571$40,000$58,000
Financial Services15%$51,250$50,375$37,000$62,000
Consumer Products13%$52,500$55,000$40,000$75,000
Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Healthcare12%$41,000$43,250$37,000$54,000
Petroleum / Energy7%$55,000$54,333$50,000$58,000
Government5%
Technology5%
Consulting3%

Regions

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

Employment

Within 3 Months Of Graduation:

Average base salary
$51,167
Percent with employment
73%

Top Five Employers

  • Big Ass Solutions
  • Ashland, Inc
  • Schneider Electric
  • Target
  • Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc.
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:
    $51,167
  • Career Rating:
    82

Graduates Employed by Area of Practice

  • Marketing:
    20%
  • Operations/Logistics:
    33%
  • Consulting:
    0%
  • General Management:
    17%
  • Finance/Accounting:
    18%
  • Human Resources:
    0%
  • Information Technology:
    2%
  • Other:
    10%