Bain & Company Salaries

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Avg. Hours Worked (95%)

The average hours worked chart shows the distribution of average hours worked per week generated based on the Compensation data at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the adjusted average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each workload given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more data points, the confidence of a "true measure" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

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Relative Compensation (99%)

The Relative Compensation is a score from 1 star (very bad) to 5 stars (excellent) generated based on the Company Reviews of current and former employees at this company based on relative pay.

The number you see in the middle of the donut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few reviews). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

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Average Bain & Company Salary

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Total Median Pay
$315,000
Median Base Pay
$215,000
Median Bonus Pay
$100,000

How much does Bain & Company pay?

Base range:
$215,000 - $215,000

For this salary and bonus range, Low is the 10th Percentile and High is the 90th Percentile. These ranges are from employer specific salaries submitted by WSO members.

Bonus range:
$100,000 - $100,000

Bain & Company pays an average salary of $215,000 per year. This base compensation is the equivalent of $108 per hour assuming a 40 hour work week (2,000 hours per year). The actual average hours worked per week at Bain & Company based on our data is actually 59 hours, which would bring down the true effective hourly rate to $76 on average. If you include the average bonus of $100,000, then the total average pay at Bain & Company would be $315,000 per year or $111 per hour at the 59 hour work week.

There's a wide range between what the company pays the top 20 percent and the bottom 20 percent of earners. This is largely dependent on seniority and location. Bain & Company pays the highest-paid employees over $152,000 a year, while the lowest-paid employees are paid less than $80,000. Bain & Company employees in different groups or divisions tend to have different salaries as well.For example, employees in the Strategy sector earn an average yearly salary of $168,000.While employees in the Consulting sector earn an average yearly salary of $85,000. Additionally, geographic location can impact the compensation for employees at Bain & Company as well. Based on the WSO data, Bain & Company employees in Boston and Atlanta get paid the most.

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Highest Paying Jobs at Bain & Company

Year
Job Title
Group/Division
Location
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
2nd Year Associate
Year 2021
Job Title 2nd Year Associate
Group/Division Consulting
Location Boston
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
1st Year Associate
Year 2021
Job Title 1st Year Associate
Group/Division Consulting
Location Boston
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2014
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Management Consulting
Location London
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Vice President
Year 2020
Job Title Vice President
Group/Division Mergers and Acquisitions
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Vice President
Year 2020
Job Title Vice President
Group/Division Mergers and Acquisitions
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Associate Manager
Year 2016
Job Title Associate Manager
Group/Division Generalist
Location San Francisco
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2020
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Strategy
Location Atlanta
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2020
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Generalist
Location Chicago
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2019
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Generalist
Location Washington
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Year 2015
Job Title
Group/Division Generalist
Location San Francisco
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus

Average Pay by City for Bain & Company

Below we use 1 salary submissions to order the is the total average compensation by city for Bain & Company. Cost of living across the world varies a lot, so this data gives you a sense if there are significant adjustments for higher cost of living. Looking at the WSO data, the city with the highest average salary is Boston, where employees earn an average salary of $120,000.

Salaries by Location at Bain & Company

Rank
City
Total pay Range
Range of $/hr
Boston
Rank 1
City Boston
Total pay Range $77,500 - $160,000
Range of $/hr $39/hr - $80/hr
Atlanta
Rank 2
City Atlanta
Total pay Range $93,000 - $152,000
Range of $/hr $47/hr - $76/hr
New York
Rank 3
City New York
Total pay Range $80,000 - $152,000
Range of $/hr $40/hr - $76/hr
San Francisco
Rank 4
City San Francisco
Total pay Range $82,000 - $140,500
Range of $/hr $41/hr - $70/hr
Dallas
Rank 5
City Dallas
Total pay Range $88,000 - $127,000
Range of $/hr $44/hr - $64/hr
Chicago
Rank 6
City Chicago
Total pay Range $82,000 - $115,000
Range of $/hr $41/hr - $58/hr
Los Angeles
Rank 7
City Los Angeles
Total pay Range $77,000 - $107,000
Range of $/hr $39/hr - $54/hr

Bain & Company Salaries by Department

Salaries at Bain & Company depend on the group, division, department or function. Employees who work in the Strategy group tend to get paid the most at at Bain & Company, earning an average yearly salary of $168,000. Employees in the Private Equity receive relatively high salaries as well, where wages average $147,000 per year. A division that does not pay as well at Bain & Company includes the Consulting group, with employees earning $85,000 on average.

Rank
Department
Average Pay
Average Hourly Pay
Strategy
Rank 1
Department Strategy
Average Pay $168,000
Average Hourly Pay $84/hr
Private Equity
Rank 2
Department Private Equity
Average Pay $147,000
Average Hourly Pay $74/hr
Na
Rank 3
Department Na
Average Pay $115,000
Average Hourly Pay $58/hr
Generalist
Rank 4
Department Generalist
Average Pay $107,000
Average Hourly Pay $54/hr
Management Consulting
Rank 5
Department Management Consulting
Average Pay $93,000
Average Hourly Pay $47/hr
Other
Rank 6
Department Other
Average Pay $86,000
Average Hourly Pay $43/hr
Consulting
Rank 7
Department Consulting
Average Pay $85,000
Average Hourly Pay $43/hr

Recently Added Bain & Company Salaries

Year
Job Title
Group/Division
Location
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Intern
Year 2023
Job Title Intern
Group/Division Management Consulting
Location
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2004
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Generalist
Location
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
2nd Year Analyst
Year 2023
Job Title 2nd Year Analyst
Group/Division Generalist
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
3rd+ Year Analyst
Year 2023
Job Title 3rd+ Year Analyst
Group/Division Generalist
Location Atlanta
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
1st Year Associate
Year 2022
Job Title 1st Year Associate
Group/Division Generalist
Location Washington DC
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus