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Career Advancement Opportunities

April 2021 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group 99.2%
  • Apollo Global Management 98.4%
  • The Riverside Company 97.6%
  • Warburg Pincus 96.8%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 96.0%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

April 2021 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group 99.2%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 98.4%
  • The Riverside Company 97.6%
  • Cerberus Capital Management 96.8%
  • Carlyle Group 96.0%

Professional Growth Opportunities

April 2021 Consulting

  • McKinsey and Co 99.3%
  • Bain & Company 98.6%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 97.9%
  • Strategy& 97.2%
  • Oliver Wyman 96.5%

Total Avg Compensation

April 2021 Private Equity

  • Principal (7) $694
  • Director/MD (16) $593
  • Vice President (63) $371
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (66) $267
  • 2nd Year Associate (127) $250
  • 1st Year Associate (269) $224
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (24) $164
  • 2nd Year Analyst (60) $136
  • 1st Year Analyst (172) $117
  • Intern/Summer Associate (18) $71
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (191) $60