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Career Advancement Opportunities

October 2021 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Middle Market (= =) 99.6%
  • Evercore (= =) 99.3%
  • PJT Partners (= =) 98.9%
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch (▲02) 98.5%
  • BMO Capital Markets (▲09) 98.2%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

October 2021 Consulting

  • Bain & Company 99.4%
  • Cornerstone Research 98.7%
  • McKinsey and Co 98.1%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 97.4%
  • Oliver Wyman 96.8%

Professional Growth Opportunities

October 2021 Consulting

  • McKinsey and Co 99.4%
  • Bain & Company 98.7%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 98.1%
  • Oliver Wyman 97.4%
  • Strategy& 96.8%

Total Avg Compensation

October 2021 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (10) $853
  • Vice President (39) $363
  • Associates (229) $233
  • 2nd Year Analyst (139) $155
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (32) $149
  • Intern/Summer Associate (105) $142
  • 1st Year Analyst (504) $135
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (388) $83