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Career Advancement Opportunities

November 2022 Investment Banking

  • Jefferies & Company (▲08) 99.6%
  • Lincoln International (= =) 99.3%
  • Financial Technology Partners (+ +) 98.9%
  • Evercore (▽01) 98.5%
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch (▲01) 98.2%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

November 2022 Consulting

  • Cornerstone Research 99.4%
  • Bain & Company 98.9%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 98.3%
  • McKinsey and Co 97.7%
  • Oliver Wyman 97.1%

Professional Growth Opportunities

November 2022 Hedge Fund

  • D.E. Shaw 99.0%
  • Point72 97.9%
  • AQR Capital Management 96.9%
  • Citadel Investment Group 95.8%
  • Blackstone Group 94.8%

Total Avg Compensation

November 2022 Private Equity

  • Principal (8) $676
  • Director/MD (22) $599
  • Vice President (83) $363
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (83) $276
  • 2nd Year Associate (190) $264
  • 1st Year Associate (367) $227
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (28) $157
  • 2nd Year Analyst (77) $132
  • 1st Year Analyst (223) $122
  • Intern/Summer Associate (25) $68
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (276) $58