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

 3%  3%
 Research/Think Tanks

 4%  6%
 Social/Charitable Organizations

 9%  7%

 7%  7%

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

   2009  2010  2011  2012  2013
 8%  5%  10%  6%  6%
 4%  11%  9%  11%  12%
 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%
Sample Full-Time Employers
Sample Nonprofit Employers 2013    
Al Kamandjati Ramallah West Bank
American Australian Association Boston, MA USA
Catholic Relief Services Port-au-Prince Haiti
Center for Clean Air Policy Washington DC USA
Center for International Forestry Research Indonesia Jakarta
Clearwater Initiative Washington DC USA
Coach Across America New York, NY USA
Conflict Dynamics International Cambridge, MA USA
Enroll America Boston, MA USA
Environmental Defense Fund Boston, MA USA
Freedom House Washington DC USA
Fundaccion Accion  Joven Costa Rica
Global Communities  Washington, DC USA
Humanity United Boston, MA USA
Innovations for Poverty Action New Haven, CT USA
International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC Arden Yemen
International Development Center of Japan Tokyo Japan
International Growth Centre Accra Ghana
International Rescue Committee Mafraq Jordan
International Weapons Control Center Somerville MA
Internews Washington, DC USA
Nevin Scrimshaw International Nutrition Foundation Accra Ghana
PeacePlayers International Sana Yemen
Plan International USA Washington, DC USA
Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program Princeton  NJ
Reut Institute Tel Aviv Israel
Samasource San Francisco, CA CA
Save the Children Washington, DC USA
Search for Common Ground Washington DC USA
Social Science Research Council New York, NY USA
The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea Washington DC USA
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Palo Alto, CA USA
The Jerusalem Foundation Los Angeles, CA USA
Voices for Children Foundation Miami, FL USA
Water.org Kansas City, MO USA
World Economic Forum New York City, NY NY
World Food Programme Kabul Afghanistan
Sample Multilateral Organizations Employers 2013    
Inter-American Development Bank Washington DC USA
International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group Washington DC USA
International Food Policy Research Institute  Washington DC USA
Organization of American States Washington DC USA
The World Bank Washington DC DC
UNICEF Katmandu Nepal
United Nations Development Programme New York NY
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) Beirut Lebanon
United Nations Foundation Washington DC USA
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Moscow Russia
United Nations Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) South Sudan South Sudan
United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Tripoli Libya
Sample Private Sector Employers 2013    
3E Company Bethesda, MD USA
Alaco Limited London United Kingdom
Bankable Frontiers Associate Boston, MA USA
Booz Allen Hamilton McLean, VA USA
Bridgewater Associates Westport, CT  USA
Cannon River Associates Washington DC USA
Control Risks New York, NY NY
CSP Associates Cambridge, MA USA
DAI Maputo Mozambique
Deloitte Consulting, LLP Washington DC USA
Development Finance International, Inc. Bethesda, MD USA
eBay Inc. San Jose, CA USA
Emergent Frontiers Group San Francisco, CA USA
Ernst & Young  Bogota  Colombia
Fidelity Investments Boston, MA USA
Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) Boston, MA USA
Gap Inc. San Francisco, CA USA
Global Clearinghouse for Development Finance New York, NY USA
HighQuest Partners LLC Danvers, MA USA
Huron Consulting Group London United Kingdom
IMG Rebel Washington DC USA
Infrastructure Management Group Washington DC USA
John Hancock Financial Services Boston, MA USA
Kroll Compliance Washington DC USA
Liberty Mutual Insurance Phoenix, AZ USA
Liger Capital Management Manila Philippines
MasterCard Washington DC USA
McKinsey and Company Miami, FL USA
Meister Consultants Group Boston, MA USA
Moody's Analytics New York, NY USA
Nexus Associates Boston, MA USA
Novantas Boston, MA USA
Oliver Wyman Boston, MA USA
Simon-Kucher & Partners Boston, MA USA
State Street Boston, MA USA
Stratfor Austin, TX USA
Takatech San Francisco, CA USA
Teatulia Organic Teas Dhaka Bangladesh
The New Yorker Washington DC USA
TopCo Associates Chicago, IL USA
TSC Advantage Washington DC USA
Vintage Food Corp Jersey City, NJ USA
Sample Public Sector Employers 2013    
Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia Noumea New Caledonia
Consulate of the Republic of Bulgaria in New York New York, NY USA
Defense Security Cooperation Agency Washington DC USA
Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines Manila Philippines
Embassy of Mexico Washington DC USA
Hellenic Ministry for Foreign Affairs Athens Greece
Indian Air Force New Delhi India
KOICA(Korea International Cooperation Agency) Seoul South Korea
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan Tokyo Japan
Ministry of Defense Athens Greece
Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry Tokyo Japan
Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Greece Athens Greece
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Philippines Metro Manila Philippines
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia Jakarta Indonesia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China Beijing China
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan Tokyo Japan
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan Islamabad Pakistan
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand Bangkok Thailand
Ministry of National Development Planning - Directorate of Social Protection and Welfare Jakarta Indonesia
Ministry of Urban Planning, Chad Chad Chad
National Police Agency of Japan Tokyo Japan
NATO - PA Brussels Belgium
New York Police Department New York, NY USA
Office of the President, Rwanda Kigali Rwanda
Ontario Public Service Toronto Canada
Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs Singapore Singapore
Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) Cologne Germany
The Embassy of Kazakhstan Doha  Qatar
Turkey Ministry of Economy Ankara N/A
U.S. Air Force Washington DC USA
U.S. Air Force Security Assistance Center Washington DC USA
U.S. Army Washington DC USA
U.S. Army War College Int'l Fellows Program Carlisle, PA USA
U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission Washington DC USA
U.S. Department of State Geneva Switzerland
U.S. Department of State, Office of Political-Military Affairs, International Security Operations Washington DC USA
U.S. District Court Boston, MA USA
U.S. Embassy, Madrid Madrid Spain
U.S. Marine Corps Chula Vista, CA USA
U.S. Military Academy Westpoint, NY USA
U.S. Navy Washington DC USA
U.S. Senate Washington DC USA
Undersecretariat of Treasury, Republic of Turkiye Ankara Turkey
USAID Washington DC
USAID Office of Transition Initiatives Washington DC
USAID/OFDA Sudan Sudan
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