Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) Career Outcomes


Curious about your potential for job placement and earnings from the Cornell MMH degree? Explore the salaries, industry sectors, jobs, locations, and employers of recent graduates.

Class of 2022: Full-Time Employment

The MMH class of 2022 included 66 graduates. Of these graduates, 38 reported that they were seeking full-time employment.

The figures below represent job offers and acceptances reported by MMH graduates who were seeking full-time employment.

*graduated in December 2021

Class of 2022: Full-Time Employment

84%

RECEIVED OFFERS

within 6 months of graduation

76%

ACCEPTED OFFERS

within 6 months of graduation

To see a breakdown of received offer percentages for US work authorized graduates compared to non-US work authorized graduates, see the figures below.

90%

US work authorized graduates

received offers within 6 months of graduation

67%

NON-US WORK AUTHORIZED GRADUATES

received offers within 6 months of graduation

Class of 2022: Base Salary & Signing Bonus

The figures below represent the average base salaries and signing bonuses for MMH graduates who accepted full-time offers.

$87,678

AVERAGE BASE SALARY

MMH Class of 2022

$91,977

AVERAGE BASE SALARY

US work authorized graduates
Median: $90,000
Range: $60,000 - $125,000

$72,200

AVERAGE BASE SALARY

non-US work authorized graduates
Median: $65,000
Range: $51,000 - $100,000

Class of 2022: Signing Bonus

$8,857

AVERAGE SIGNING BONUS

for employed MMH graduates

$11,600

AVERAGE SIGNING BONUS

for US work authorized graduates
Median: $10,000
Range: $3,000 - $30,000

NOTE: In order to protect student confidentiality, a minimum of three data points is required. Non-US work authorized graduates had less than three data points, therefore, this number is not reported.

Class of 2022 Salary Data

Starting salaries for Cornell’s MMH graduates are strong. Our graduates get noticed—thanks to the quality of the MMH program, the prestige of the degree in the marketplace, and the networking power of the extensive Hotelie alumni family.

Average Base Salary by Industry

A majority of the MMH Class of 2022 graduates entered the hospitality industry, with real estate being a close second. See below for the salary breakout across industries.

IndustryAverageMedianRangePercent Employed
Hospitality$89,429$100,000$60,000 - $125,00030%
Real Estate$85,000$85,000$80,000 - $90,00021%
Financial Services$109,000$105,500$100,000 - $125,00017%
Consulting$89,533$90,000$85,000 - $93,60013%
Other*N/A**N/A N/AN/A

*Other includes architecture/design/construction, education, retail, technology

**N/A: less than 3 data points available (necessary to maintain student anonymity)

Job Function by Percent Employed

Alumni of the MMH program pursue a wide variety of job types within the hospitality industry sectors outlined above. When looking at job function, the class of 2022 graduates are employed heavily in finance, management, and consulting.

Job FunctionAverage
Base Salary
Salary RangePercent
Employed
Finance$92,889$80,000 - $111,00039%
Management$90,400$51,000 - $125,00022%
Consulting$89,533$85,000 - $93,60013%
Human ResourcesN/AN/A9%
Other*N/AN/A17%

*Other includes marketing, operations, and other

N/A: less than 3 data points available (necessary to maintain student anonymity)

Base Salary by Region

The vast majority of MMH graduates accepted full-time job offers in the United States. The average base salary was $87,118.

RegionAverageMedianRangePercent Employed
United States$87,118$87,500$51,000 - $125,00093%
International***7%

*N/A: less than 3 data points available (necessary to maintain student anonymity)


Top Employers

The following companies and organizations were some of the top employers that hired MMH graduates in 2022.

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IHG hotels logo
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