Job Outcomes 2019

Baker Program graduates are prepared to become industry leaders. Career tools include an in-depth, specialized education and a summer internship experience in your area of interest. You’ll also have access to a dedicated team that provides guidance as you work to identify and secure your next real estate career move—take advantage of insights from the career management staff, your alumni mentors, and faculty advisors. Some students seek full-time employment at the company where they interned; others broaden their search and use the extensive Cornell network to find a real estate position in the United States or internationally.

Class of 2019 employment data

The Baker Program in Real Estate Class of 2019 included 24 graduates. Of these MPS in Real Estate graduates who were seeking full-time jobs, 84% obtained one within six months after graduation.


of graduates Reported a full-time offer


of full-time job seekers obtained employment

Baker Class of 2019: Base salary and signing bonus data

The figures below were reported by MPS in Real Estate (Baker Program) graduates who obtained full-time employment.

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Average Base Salary

U.S. work authorized: $101,429
Not U.S. work authorized: $85,290

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Average Bonus

Job function distribution and average base salaries

Function Avg Base Salary % Employed Per Function
Finance $94,302
(U.S. work authorized: $101,250)
Private Equity $98,250   27%
Real Estate Development $81,080   27%
Financial Analysis N/A   13%
Corporate/Managerial N/A   7%
General Management $88,750
(U.S. work authorized: $101,667)

Industry distribution and average base salaries

Industry Avg Base Salary % employed Per Industry
Real Estate $87,432
(U.S. work authorized: $101,429)
Financial Services $99,500   27%
Consulting N/A   5%

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Base salaries by region

Region Avg Base Salary % employed Per Region
United States and Canada $105,000   71%
Northeast $110,000   40%
South N/A   13%
Southwest N/A   7%
West N/A   7%
Canada N/A   7%
Asia $63,000   29%

Baker Class of 2019: Top hiring companies

This list below represents the top hiring companies who offered full-time opportunities to graduates of the Baker Program in Real Estate (MPS-RE).

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Colliers International logo
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Exeter Property Group logo
Ernst and Young logo
Hines logo
Samsung Securities logo
S&P Global logo
Steelwave logo
Toll Brothers logo
Westport Capital Partners logo
White Peak logo