Undergraduate Major Details

Managerial Economics

What Can I Do With This Major?

About this major

The Managerial Economics major is in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

A great starting point when you are unsure what careers relate to your academic interests. Check out specific job titles, work places and links to related professional organizations:


The following are examples of locations where students in this major have completed internships in past years. If you're a student thinking about participating in an internship, this list is a great place to start your search.

Internship Sponsors
Aerojet Rocketdyne
Davis Community Meals
Drinks Association
Frontier Communications
Intel Ultimate Engineering Experience
Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel
International House, Davis
Katz and Klein Inc.
Morgan Stanley
NOW 100.5 fm
Perishable Foods Council of Northern CA
Rite Aid Pharmacy
Robbins Gioia
The Raben Group, LLC
UC Davis Center for Poverty Research
UC Davis Cross Cultural Center
UC Davis Experimental College
UC Davis Picnic Day
UC Davis Student Health and Counseling Services
UC Davis Student Housing
UC Davis Student Recruitment and Retention Center
UC Davis Student Resource Center
UCDMC Cardiology Davis Tower 6
UCDMC Emergency Room
UCDMC Transplant Clinic
US Department of Commerce: International Trade Administration
Vietnamese Cancer Awareness Research and Education Society (VN CARES)
Yolo County Visitors Bureau
Yolo Family Resource Center
Z1 Properties Management & Sales

Graduating Class Demographics

The following are self-reported data from the Internship and Career Center's First Destination Survey (FDS). The FDS provides a snapshot of what students in this major do directly following graduation. In some instances, the sample size is too small to report reliable results.

Year Graduating Class Completed First Destination Survey Response Rate
2013-14 355 57 16.1%

Post-Graduation Endeavor

Some graduates immediately enter the workforce, whereas others pursue further education. Some have different plans entirely. The table below details what students in this major typically do following graduation.

Year Employed* Seeking Employment Attending Graduate School Other+
2013-14 49.1% 35.1% 7.0% 8.8%
2014-15 60.6% 27.3% 6.1% 6.1%
* Employment includes having any job, not just a full-time career-related position.
+ Other endeavors typically include traveling or family obligations.


Of those students from this major who enter the workforce, the table below lists their employer and job title. This list is not exhaustive, and is just meant to provide basic guidance to upcoming graduates looking to enter the workforce. Check out this diverse list of jobs, and then use it to start your own search.

Companies Position
Absolute Security International Office/Accounting Assistant
Allstate Claims Adjuster
Another Planet Entertainment Administrative Assistant
Bio-Rad Laboratories Financial Analyst
CFI Broker Trainee
English Teacher Teaching Assistant
First Republic Bank Data Entry Specialist
FTI Consulting Consultant
Inflection Marketing Associate
Intel Corp Finance Associate
Knighted Ventures Associate
Oracle Corp Global Expense Analyst
Paramount Citrus Sales Assistant
Provident Credit Union Loan Servicer
R-N-R Vineyard, Inc. Assistant Manager
SanDisk Corp. Channel Marketing Manager
The AroundCampus Group Sales Representative
Travis Credit Union Corporate Finance Business Analyst
Triage Consulting Group Consulting Analyst
U.S. Bank Banker

Salary Summary Statistics

The table below presents the salary distribution for recent graduates who reported full-time employment in the FDS. Salaries vary widely by position type and geography. Thus, the numbers below are a rough guide to what graduates in this major can expect to make in a 'typical' entry-level position.

Year Mean Median Minimum Maximum 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
2013-14 $46,623 $47,400 $16,800 $67,000 $35,180 $58,600
2014-15 $53,062 $57,000 $9,600 $82,000 $45,000 $65,000