Rosy job market for MBAs runs contrary to overall economic malaise


Published: 22Jan2016

Several hundred aspiring MBAs will descend on Vancouver and Toronto next week for the first two Canadian stops this year on the QS World MBA Tour, which brings about two dozen Canadian and international business schools under one roof for a day-long recruitment pitch.

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal issued its employment report this week, with 84 per cent of the 2015 MBA class landing a job within three months of graduation (based on responses from 92 per cent of the class). The average base salary (not counting extra compensation) was $84,000, based on responses from 67 per cent of the class. Half of the school’s MBA graduates joined companies in Montreal, 28 per cent went to Toronto and another 22 per cent landed work abroad.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, 21 January, 2016