Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) Employment Data

Curious about your employment and earnings potential with the Cornell MMH degree? Explore the salaries, industries, jobs, locations, and employers of recent graduates.

Class of 2023: Full-Time Employment

The MMH class of 2023 included 66 graduates. Of these graduates, 43 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 2022

The data in this report represents 86.4% of the graduating class.


Received Offers

within 6 months of graduation


Accepted Offers

within 6 months of graduation

Average Base Salary and Signing Bonus

The figures below represent the average base salaries and signing bonuses for MMH graduates who accepted full-time offers. The average salary for US-based jobs was $82,408, while the average salary for jobs located outside of the US was $42,166.


Average Base Salary

for US-based jobs


Average Signing Bonus

for US-based jobs

Average Base Salary by Industry

A majority of the MMH Class of 2023 graduates entered the hospitality industry, with real estate being the second.

Hospitality$73,394$72,500$27,000 - $130,00063%
Real Estate$80,750$76,000$71,000-$100,00015%

**Other includes: consulting, consumer packaged goods, financial services, healthcare/pharma, media/entertainment, and other

Average Base Salary by Job Function

Alumni of the MMH program pursue a wide variety of job types within the industry sectors outlined above. The class of 2023 graduates are employed heavily in general management, finance, marketing, and consulting.

Job FunctionAverage
Base Salary
Median SalarySalary RangePercent
General Management$79,133$75,000$55,000 - $124,80026%
Finance$76,300$75,000$44,500 - $100,00018%
Marketing$70,000$75,000$40,000 - $90,00016%

**Other includes: data/analytics, human resources, operations/logistics, and other

Average Base Salary by Region

The vast majority of MMH graduates accepted full-time job offers in the United States.

Base Salary
Median SalarySalary RangePercent
United States$82,408$75,000$40,000 - $140,00086%

N/A: less than three data points (needed to maintain anonymity)

Top Employers

The following companies represent the top employers that hired MMH graduates from 2019 to 2023.

Accord logo
Four Seasons logo
Hilton Worldwide logo
InterContinental Hotels (IHG) hotels logo
Red Marriott logo

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