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Career Advancement Opportunities

April 2021 Consulting

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

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 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (9) $911
  • Vice President (34) $348
  • Associates (183) $233
  • 2nd Year Analyst (104) $151
  • Intern/Summer Associate (95) $145
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (26) $145
  • 1st Year Analyst (390) $132
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (317) $82