Full-time Employment

The following data provides comparative statistics for the years 2009 - 2013 for the different sectors where Fletcher students have pursued career opportunities. Data reflects employment statistics as of December 2013 for students graduating between August 1, 2012 and July 31, 2013. Of the graduates who completed the survey, 98% sought and found employment, obtained fellowships or internships, or had gone on for further study within six months of graduation.

All Sectors

   2009  2010  2011  2012  2013
 Nonprofit Sector
 21%  25%  23%  27%  25%
 Private Sector  26%  30%  30%  31%  38%
 Public Sector & Multilateral Organizations  47%  36%  43%  37%  32%
 Continuing Education  6%  9%  4%  5%  5%
 




Nonprofit Sector: Full-time employment


   2009  2010  2011  2012  2013
 Foundations



 3%  3%
 Research/Think Tanks
 

 4%  6%
 Social/Charitable Organizations
 

 9%  7%
 University/Education  

 7%  7%
 Other  

 4%  1%
 TOTAL  21% 25% 23%  27%  25%
Private Sector: Full-time employment


   2009  2010  2011  2012  2013
 Finance
 8%  5%  10%  6%  6%
 Consulting
 4%  11%  9%  11%  12%
 Law
 4%  0%  0%  0%  0%
 Energy  3%  3%  2%  3%  2%
 Media  2%  1%  12%  1%  3%
 Other  8%  7%  10%  10%  15%
 TOTAL  26%  30%  30%  31%  38%
Public Sector & Multilateral Orgs: Full-time employment


   2009  2010  2011  2012  2013
 US Government
 20%  13%  19%  19%  13%
 State Governments  1%  1%  0%  0%  1%
 Foreign Governments
 15%  9%  14%  12%  12%
 International Organizations  11%  13%  10%  6%  6%
 TOTAL  47%  36%  43%  37%  32%
Additional Information

Number of Students in the Graduating Class of 2013 = 321

Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) 190
Master of Arts (combined MA and GMAP) 62
Masters of International Business (MIB) 34
Masters of Law in International Law (LLM) 18
Doctor of Philosophy 12
Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance (MAHA) 5

Demographics of Students in the Graduating Class of 2013

Average age 27
Age range 21-45
Non-US students 42%
Males 46%
Females 54%
Citizenships represented 50

Average Salaries

The salary level of Fletcher graduates varies considerably depending on geographic location, employment sector and functional areas within the sector. The below figures do not include the additional salary benefits of Fletcher graduates employed in the multilateral sector where income is often tax-free. Nor does it include signing bonuses or end-of-year bonuses which can be a significant part of private sector salaries.

Public $58,887
Non-Profit $55,744
Private $74,633