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Otago MBA alumni survey

Finding employment

How soon after completing the Otago MBA did you find employment? %
Within 3 months 90
Within 6 months 100

Graduating class of July 2016 - June 2017

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Sector and job function

In what functional area did you find employment? %
Business development 21
Marketing 15
Consulting 12
Finance / accounting 12
Senior management 12
Technology 12
Strategic planning 7
HR 5
Entrepreneur 2
Operations management 2

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Industry

In what industry did you find employment? %
Consulting 17
Retail 16
Financial services / accounting 11
Manufacturing 11
Banking 6
Logistics 6
Non-profit / government 6
Technology 6
Catering 3
Construction 3
Education 3
Telecoms 3
Tourism 3
Other 6

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Location

In what location did you find employment? %
New Zealand 50
Other countries 50

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Salary

Please indicate your post-MBA gross annual salary range in US Dollars %
US$100,000+ 40
US$70,000–110,000 40
Up to US$70,000 20

Graduating class of July 2016 - June 2017

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Impact on careers and lives

How has the Otago MBA impacted your career and/or life? %
Greater professional confidence 74
More employment opportunities 56
More international opportunities 48
Greater upward mobility 41
Faster salary growth 26
More networking opportunities 22
More or better lifestyle opportunities 19

Source: Survey of alumni who graduated 2009–2013 (unless otherwise stated)

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