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Employment Statistics

With a significant number of Fortune 500 companies located in the Midwest, Fisher acts as a natural recruiting pool for these employers. The corresponding low cost of living in the Midwest (compared to the national average) causes the average real salary of Fisher graduates to be higher than the nominal values shown in the graphics below.

39.7% of the class of 2010 was placed outside of the Midwest – recent alumni are starting their careers in cities such as New York, Atlanta, Portland OR, Dallas, Seattle, Washington D.C., and Chicago.

The data presented pertain to the MAcc Class of 2012.

Base Salary

  Median Base $50,000
  Average Base Salary $51,027
  Base Salary Range $42,000 - $83,000
  Average Signing Bonus $3,222

Function Distribution

  Function Percentage of Class
  Accounting 92.6 percent
  Consulting 3.7 percent
  Finance 3.7 percent

Top Hiring Companies

  Crowe Horwath
JP Morgan Chase
  Deloitte Plante & Moran
  Ernst & Young
  GBQ Partners Schneider Downs

Geographic Distribution

  Geographic Region Percentage of Class
  Mid-Atlantic 5.5 percent
  Midwest 65.5 percent
  Northeast 10.9 percent
  South 3.6 percent
  Southwest 3.6 percent
  West 1.8 percent
  International - North America
9.1 percent

Job Seeking/Work Experience Statistics

  Prior Experience Percentage of Class
  One year or less 87.3 percent
  One to three years 10.9 percent
  Three to five years 1.8 percent