8 figures for late 20s/early 30s HF employees

How often do late 20s/early 30s analysts or PMs make low 8 figures in the HF industry? Obviously 2020 was an outlier with strong performance, but is this something that happens reasonably often in the industry (either MM or very large AUM SM)? This is assuming strong performance for both the analyst and the fund of course 

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Feb 17, 2021 - 1:03am

Right combo of big enough trade plus fund large enough to really move P&L it's possible. Say you're at a single manager single PM type shop with $10b+ AUM. If you originate a $500m+ trade that triples in a year, I could see them allocating 8 figs to you. But like posters above me said, very few and very far between. 

 
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Feb 17, 2021 - 10:08am

It happens frequently and if you are joining a HF you should count on it 

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