MS in Financial Engineering Career Outcomes

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2022 Employment Report Data

The data below details the compensation, companies, industries and job functions of the last class of graduates from this Lehigh Business program. The data is accessed via the Lehigh University Graduate Next Destination Report annually. 

$137,500 was the median base salary for '22 MFE graduates
51% of '22 MFE graduates received multiple offers
100% of '22 MFE graduates were employed, continuing education, or pursuing military or volunteer experience


Digging into Lehigh Business Graduate Outcome Data

This video unpacks the most recent employment data from our MBA & Specialized Masters programs ('22). This event will also include information related to career services and resources available to Lehigh Business Graduate Students.


Sample of Top Hiring Companies

Millennium Management
Mortgage Industry Analytics Corporation
SMBX Securities
Swish Analytics
Thermo Fisher  


Sample of Position Titles 

Data Scientist
Financial Analyst
Research Analyst
Trading Analyst 



An analysis of the industries that students from this Lehigh Business program are joining upon graduation.  

2022 MS in Financial Engineering Data for Industry

50% Financial Services, 17% Consulting, 17% Healthcare, 17% Technology



An analysis of the functions within an organization that students from this Lehigh Business program are joining upon graduation. 

2022 MS in Financial Engineering Data for Job Function

33% Information Technology, 17% Consulting, 17% Finance/Accounting, 17% General Management, 17% Other/Specified: Research


Where students learn about jobs

Respondents can select more than 1 response in multi-select items, so the percentages do not necessarily sum to 100%.

75% Alumni Network/Connection
50% Faculty/Advisor Referral
25% Internet Search of External Job Postings
25% Internship/Practicum obtained through Lehigh