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Career Advancement Opportunities

November 2020 Consulting

  • McKinsey and Co 99.3%
  • Bain & Company 98.5%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 97.8%
  • Oliver Wyman 97.1%
  • Strategy& 96.4%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

November 2020 Investment Banking

  • Evercore (= =) 99.6%
  • PJT Partners (= =) 99.2%
  • William Blair (▲04) 98.8%
  • Robert W. Baird & Co. (= =) 98.4%
  • Goldman Sachs (▲01) 98.0%

Professional Growth Opportunities

November 2020 Consulting

  • Bain & Company 99.3%
  • McKinsey and Co 98.5%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 97.8%
  • Strategy& 97.1%
  • Oliver Wyman 96.4%

Total Avg Compensation

November 2020 Hedge Fund

  • Vice President (18) $520
  • Director/MD (10) $359
  • Portfolio Manager (7) $297
  • Manager (4) $282
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (18) $269
  • 2nd Year Associate (26) $251
  • Engineer/Quant (48) $234
  • 1st Year Associate (60) $189
  • Analysts (178) $167
  • Intern/Summer Associate (13) $133
  • Junior Trader (5) $102
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (194) $81