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Master of Science in Business Analytics and Information Management Careers

The job market for business analysts — especially for those who graduate from Purdue’s industry-leading Master’s in Business Analytics and Information Management (MSBAIM) program — has a bright outlook with a projected 25% job growth through 2030. Business analytics, consulting and IT management opportunities are strong around the country and the world. A Purdue master’s prepares you for high-profile positions using state-of-the-art information technologies and analytical techniques.

Purdue MSBAIM graduates have gone on to thrive in key positions all over the world.

Employment by Job Title

Analyst 33.33%
Engineer 22.41%
Manager 16.67%
Consultant 14.94%
Associate 5.17%
Specialist 2.87%
President 1.72%
Advisor 0.57%
Auditor 0.57%
Contractor 0.57%
Officer 0.57%

Employment By Industry

Finance & Financial Technology
26.40% Technology
21.91% Management Consulting
20.79% Retail
7.87% Information Technology
5.62% Software
2.25% Telecom
1.69% Manufacturing
1.69% Energy
1.69% Transportation
1.69% Professional Services
1.69% Pharmaceuticals
1.69% E-Commerce
Employment Rate
Within 6 months of graduation
Employment Rate
Since 2017
Average Salary
81% of the Class of 2023 provided salary data
Average Bonus

Top Ten Employers

Capital One
Tiger Analytics
ZS Associates
Wells Fargo Bank

Employment results vary from year-to-year depending on national, regional and industry-specific economic conditions, as well as student demographics.

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Business Career Services

The dedicated career coaches and advisors at the Daniels School of Business are here to help students turn their goals into reality.  Take advantage of the research-backed tools and the guidance of experienced professionals through individual counseling, job search resources and on-campus recruiting services in the creation of your career path strategy and leadership development.

Whether you are a new professional, career enhancer or career changer, we look forward to working with you. Learn more about the career ervices Office or schedule an appointment on campus or online.

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Industry Overview

The employment landscape is strong for those interested in pursuing careers in business analytics and information management. Our industry overview shares the robust growth in professional opportunities in the field, the many different sectors you could work in, the steady salary growth that savvy business analysts enjoy, and the skills necessary to be successful.

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