Skip navigation

Employment Outcomes | MIEF

From consultants to entrepreneurs, leaders of nongovernmental organizations to policymakers, graduates from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) put their degrees to work.

79% of the one-year Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance Class of 2020 were employed, pursuing fellowships or internships, or had gone on for further study within six months of graduation.


  Minimum Average Maximum
Private $24,000 $57,521 $95,000
Public $30,118 $90,301 $146,000
Nonprofit n/a n/a n/a
Multilateral $55,000 $59,760 $75,000

Employment Locations

US: 79%
Non-US: 21%

Non-US Breakdown

  • Asia: 84%
  • Europe: 8%
  • Canada: 8%

Select Employers

  • ABC
  • ABS Group
  • Capgemini America Inc.
  • Citi
  • Guohua Life Insurance
  • Haitong International Securities Group Limited
  • Hanover Research
  • Huatai Securities
  • New China Fund Management Company
  • Bank of Canada
  • BRICS Future Network Research Institute
  • China Academy of Information and Communications Technology
  • China international capital corporation
  • China Securities Company Limited
  • Federal Reserve System
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Council for Strategic and Defence Research
  • International Monetary Fund

Based on results of a survey of students who graduated between December 2019 and August 2020. MIEF survey participation rate was 79%.

More Employment Outcomes