Trends by Industry
career Trends by Industry
Trends by Function
career Trends by Function
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Business Development
9% 9% 9% 7% 6%
Consulting
23% 24% 24% 27% 25%
Finance
26% 32% 29% 29% 32%
Investment Banking
5% 6% 5% 4% 5%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
9% 10% 8% 8% 6%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
9% 15% 14% 12% 17%
Other Finance
4% 1% 2% 3% 3%
Corporate Finance
0% 0% 0% 1% 1%
General Management
14% 13% 14% 12% 13%
Leadership Development
2% 0% 3% 3% 5%
Manufacturing / Operations
3% 1% 2% 1% 2%
Project Management
2% <1% 2% 1% 1%
Logistics
<1% 0% 0% <1% 0%
Other General Management
7% 7% 7% 6% 5%
Marketing
15% 13% 11% 13% 12%
General Marketing
3% 3% 1% 2% 2%
Sales
1% <1% <1% 1% 1%
Other Marketing
0% <1% <1% <1% <1%
Communications
<1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Advertising
0% 0% 0% <1% 0%
Brand Management
4% 2% 1% 2% 2%
Product Management
7% 6% 7% 7% 7%
Other
7% 5% 6% 4% 5%
Human Resources
<1% <1% <1% <1% <1%
Product Development
<1% <1% 1% <1% <1%
Real Estate
1% 2% 1% 2% 2%
Purchasing
1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Research & Development
<1% 0% <1% 0% 0%
Engineering
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Information Systems Management
0% 0% 0% 0% <1%
All Other
3% 2% 3% 1% 1%
Strategic Planning
7% 5% 7% 7% 8%
Trends by Location
career Trends Statistics
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Mid-Atlantic
5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Washington D.C.
3% 3% 3% 3% 2%
Other Mid-Atlantic
1% 2% 2% 1% 2%
Midwest
8% 8% 5% 6% 6%
Chicago
4% 6% 3% 3% 3%
Other Midwest
3% 2% 2% 3% 3%
Northeast
38% 40% 41% 43% 44%
Boston
11% 13% 14% 14% 14%
New York City
20% 23% 23% 23% 24%
New England (Except Boston)
3% 2% 2% 4% 3%
Other Northeast
3% 2% 2% 3% 3%
South
5% 4% 3% 3% 4%
Atlanta
2% <1% <1% 2% 1%
Other South
3% 3% 2% 1% 3%
Southwest
5% 5% 6% 5% 3%
Texas
4% 5% 5% 4% 3%
Other Southwest
<1% <1% <1% 1% <1%
West
24% 23% 26% 24% 25%
California - Bay Area
16% 14% 17% 15% 15%
California - Los Angeles
4% 4% 4% 4% 6%
California - Other
1% <1% 1% <1% <1%
Pacific Northwest
3% 4% 3% 4% 4%
Other West
<1% <1% <1% <1% 0%
Asia
3% 5% 3% 5% 4%
China
<1% <1% <1% 1% 1%
Hong Kong, SAR
<1% <1% <1% <1% <1%
India
1% <1% <1% <1% <1%
Other Asia
<1% 3% 1% 3% 2%
Australia & Oceania
0% <1% <1% <1% <1%
Canada
1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Europe
8% 6% 7% 5% 5%
England
5% 5% 4% 3% 3%
Other Europe
3% 1% 2% 2% 2%
Latin America
1% 1% 1% 1% 2%
Brazil
<1% 0% <1% <1% <1%
Other Latin America
<1% 1% <1% 1% 2%
Middle East & North Africa
1% 2% 1% <1% 1%
Sub Saharan Africa
<1% <1% 1% <1% 0%
United States
83% 84% 85% 86% 87%
International
17% 16% 15% 14% 13%
All Locations
100% 100% 100% 100% 100%