MSFE Career Placement Statistics

The information on this page shows the MS in Financial Engineering placement statistics for 2018.

Placement Statistics from years past:

2017 Placement Statistics


95 MSFE students completed in October 2018 or February 2019
5 Did NOT seek employment
3 For whom no information is available
87 sought employment
87 for whom employment status is known
81 received one or more offers

90% placement rate for cohort as of February 2019; expected to climb to 100% within 3 months of graduation

Job Functional Placement


Quantitative Strategy and Modeling and Research
Firms include:
400Capital, Akuna, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Bridgewater, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Guzman Energy, JP Morgan Chase, Mill Hill Capital, Morgan Stanley, PIMCO, PwC, quantPORT, Wells Fargo

Titles include: Associate, Desk Strategist Associate, Desk Quant, Investment Engineer, Machine Learning Quant, Quantitative Analyst, Quantitative Research Analyst, Quantitative Research Associate, Trading Analyst, Strats Analyst


Risk Management and Portfolio Management
Firms include:
American Express, Balyasny Asset Management, BlackRock, Deutsche Bank, Franklin Templeton, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Putnam Investments, RBC Capital Markets, Societe Generale, UBS

Titles include: Analyst, Alternative Advisors Analyst, Director, Risk Manager, Market Risk Analyst, Quantitative Analyst, Equity Analyst, Risk Management Associate


Firms include:
Barclays, Deutsche Bank, IMC Financial Market, Mercuria Energy Trading, Nomura, Optiver, RBC Capital Markets, Tanius Tech

Titles include: Sales and Trading Analyst, Trader Trainee, Trader, Quant Trader


Other, Consulting, Corporate Finance and Financial Technology
Firms include:
Goldman Sachs, Moody’s, Morgan Stanley

Titles include: Analyst, Technology Analyst, Financial Engineer, Developer


US Compensation (based on 63% response rate)

Base salary
Range $72,000- $150,000
Average $107,852
Median $110,000

Sign-on bonus or relocation payment
Range 0-$50,000
Average $18,404
Median $10,000