Results of the 2018 survey of young graduates from IÉSEG

June 19, 2018

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2018-02-16-logo-cgeIn 2018, more than 30 French Business/Management Schools, including IÉSEG, took part in a survey led by the Conférence des Grandes Écoles (CGE) relating to the recruitment of young graduates from the French Grandes Écoles.

Here are some of the key figures concerning graduates from IÉSEG’s Grande École (GE) Master in management program (the survey was conducted in the first months of the year with graduates from the 2017 promotion of the GE program):

  •  Employment: 90.9% of our graduates (in work) surveyed found their first job either before leaving the School (81.3%) or within two months of leaving (9.6%).
  • Salaries: The average annual salary (bonus included) of young IÉSEG graduates was €43 234 (a rise  from €41 983 last year).
  • International dimension: Nearly one third (31 %) of young graduate began their careers abroad while 56% have a function linked with international activities.

The types of job functions reflect the broad and generalist nature of the School’s 5-year Grande École management program:

Functions (%)                                   

Administration, Finance, Accounting 18,9
Marketing 16,1
Commercial 15,2
Consultancy & Advisory 12,9
Audit 9,7
Other service or department 6,5
Purchasing, supply, logistics 6,0
Central management 3,7
Production/operations 2,3
Construction project 2,3
Human resources 1,8
Studies / Information systems 1,4
Sustainable development, CSR 0,9
Communication 0,9
Education/Training 0,9
R & D, scientific/technical studies 0,5


The above results underline the competitiveness of our graduates on the labour market!

Congratulations to them all.