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Career Advancement Opportunities

September 2020 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group() 99.0%
  • The Riverside Company() 98.0%
  • Warburg Pincus() 97.0%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts)() 96.0%
  • Carlyle Group() 95.0%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

September 2020 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group() 99.0%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts)() 98.0%
  • The Riverside Company() 97.0%
  • Carlyle Group() 96.0%
  • Ardian() 95.0%

Professional Growth Opportunities

September 2020 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group() 99.0%
  • The Riverside Company() 98.0%
  • Warburg Pincus() 97.0%
  • Bain Capital() 96.0%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts)() 95.0%

Total Avg Compensation

September 2020 Private Equity

  • Principal (6) $693
  • Director/MD (14) $640
  • Vice President (52) $364
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (60) $272
  • 2nd Year Associate (112) $246
  • 1st Year Associate (241) $222
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (23) $162
  • 2nd Year Analyst (52) $141
  • 1st Year Analyst (149) $117
  • Intern/Summer Associate (16) $67
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (165) $60