PwC Salaries

1,327 total salary submissions
Avg. Hours Worked (87%)

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.

52.7
  • 10-20 Hrs
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  • 40-50 Hrs
  • 50-60 Hrs
  • 60-70 Hrs
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  • 80-90 Hrs
  • Over 90 Hrs
Relative Compensation (88%)

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.

3.1
  • 1 Star
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  • 4 Stars
  • 5 Stars

Average PwC Salary

3.4
Total Median Pay
$70,000
Median Base Pay
$65,000
Median Bonus Pay
$5,000

How much does PwC pay?

Base range:
$45,000 - $117,000

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:
$1,200 - $20,000

PwC pays an average salary of $65,000 per year. This base compensation is the equivalent of $33 per hour assuming a 40 hour work week (2,000 hours per year). The actual average hours worked per week at PwC based on our data is actually 53 hours, which would bring down the true effective hourly rate to $26 on average. If you include the average bonus of $5,000, then the total average pay at PwC would be $70,000 per year or $28 per hour at the 53 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. PwC pays the highest-paid employees over $107,300 a year, while the lowest-paid employees are paid less than $57,000. PwC employees in different groups or divisions tend to have different salaries as well.For example, employees in the Capital Markets sector earn an average yearly salary of $140,000.While employees in the Assurance sector earn an average yearly salary of $57,000. Additionally, geographic location can impact the compensation for employees at PwC as well. Based on the WSO data, PwC employees in Chicago and New York get paid the most.

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Highest Paying Jobs at PwC

Year
Job Title
Group/Division
Location
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Assistant Vice President
Year 2016
Job Title Assistant Vice President
Group/Division Debt Capital Markets
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
2nd Year Associate
Year 2013
Job Title 2nd Year Associate
Group/Division Mergers and Acquisitions
Location Chicago
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2018
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT)
Location Seattle
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Engagement Manager
Year 2021
Job Title Engagement Manager
Group/Division Human Resources
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2016
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Management Consulting
Location New York, NY, USA
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2016
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Management Consulting
Location New York, NY, USA
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
2nd Year Associate
Year 2014
Job Title 2nd Year Associate
Group/Division Mergers and Acquisitions
Location Dallas
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2016
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Advisory
Location Tokyo
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Engagement Manager
Year 2018
Job Title Engagement Manager
Group/Division Technology Consulting
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Director
Year 2012
Job Title Director
Group/Division Management Consulting
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus

Average Pay by City for PwC

Below we use 1,327 salary submissions to order the is the total average compensation by city for PwC. 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 Chicago, where employees earn an average salary of $82,500.

Salaries by Location at PwC

Rank
City
Total pay Range
Range of $/hr
Chicago
Rank 1
City Chicago
Total pay Range $62,000 - $110,000
Range of $/hr $31/hr - $55/hr
New York
Rank 2
City New York
Total pay Range $63,000 - $106,000
Range of $/hr $32/hr - $53/hr
Los Angeles
Rank 3
City Los Angeles
Total pay Range $57,000 - $105,000
Range of $/hr $29/hr - $53/hr
Dallas
Rank 4
City Dallas
Total pay Range $58,000 - $101,000
Range of $/hr $29/hr - $51/hr
San Francisco
Rank 5
City San Francisco
Total pay Range $63,000 - $97,000
Range of $/hr $32/hr - $49/hr
Washington
Rank 6
City Washington
Total pay Range $60,000 - $97,000
Range of $/hr $30/hr - $49/hr
Boston
Rank 7
City Boston
Total pay Range $60,000 - $94,000
Range of $/hr $30/hr - $47/hr
San Jose
Rank 8
City San Jose
Total pay Range $64,500 - $90,000
Range of $/hr $32/hr - $45/hr
Mclean
Rank 9
City Mclean
Total pay Range $58,000 - $82,000
Range of $/hr $29/hr - $41/hr
Atlanta
Rank 10
City Atlanta
Total pay Range $54,000 - $77,000
Range of $/hr $27/hr - $39/hr

PwC Salaries by Department

Salaries at PwC depend on the group, division, department or function. Employees who work in the Capital Markets group tend to get paid the most at at PwC, earning an average yearly salary of $140,000. Employees in the Healthcare receive relatively high salaries as well, where wages average $124,000 per year. A division that does not pay as well at PwC includes the Assurance group, with employees earning $57,000 on average.

Rank
Department
Average Pay
Average Hourly Pay
Capital Markets
Rank 1
Department Capital Markets
Average Pay $140,000
Average Hourly Pay $70/hr
Healthcare
Rank 2
Department Healthcare
Average Pay $124,000
Average Hourly Pay $62/hr
Risk
Rank 3
Department Risk
Average Pay $119,250
Average Hourly Pay $60/hr
Mergers And Acquisitions
Rank 4
Department Mergers And Acquisitions
Average Pay $103,500
Average Hourly Pay $52/hr
Pharmaceuticals
Rank 5
Department Pharmaceuticals
Average Pay $99,000
Average Hourly Pay $50/hr
Structured Products
Rank 6
Department Structured Products
Average Pay $98,500
Average Hourly Pay $49/hr
Management Consulting
Rank 7
Department Management Consulting
Average Pay $91,800
Average Hourly Pay $46/hr
Technology Consulting
Rank 8
Department Technology Consulting
Average Pay $90,000
Average Hourly Pay $45/hr
Consulting
Rank 9
Department Consulting
Average Pay $90,000
Average Hourly Pay $45/hr
Consumer Retail
Rank 10
Department Consumer Retail
Average Pay $88,000
Average Hourly Pay $44/hr

Recently Added PwC Salaries

Year
Job Title
Group/Division
Location
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Intern
Year 2024
Job Title Intern
Group/Division Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT)
Location Atlanta
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2022
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Mergers and Acquisitions
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
1st Year Analyst
Year 2024
Job Title 1st Year Analyst
Group/Division Generalist
Location Raleigh
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
1st Year Associate
Year 2023
Job Title 1st Year Associate
Group/Division Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT)
Location San Francisco
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Intern
Year 2023
Job Title Intern
Group/Division Assurance
Location Los Angeles
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
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