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  • Associate 1 in ER
Jun 9, 2021 - 9:35pm

ill let you answer that first question yourself, should be pretty obvious lol.

Based on what small amount of info i could find relevant for my sector, I came in with a total comp figure. They countered by lower the base but upping the bonus.. so I was kept whole? No adv degree for me, unsure about colleagues. One friend that I know started at  a BB after ~5 yrs of big pharma industry exp, base is 110k and 30-40 bonus i think? 

Jun 8, 2021 - 7:42pm

I see, what is the average base for associate 1 that you have seen? I believe for IB it is 150? Not sure for ER. As well as average numbers for bonuses for ER too at this level compared to IB

  • Analyst 2 in IB - Ind
Jun 8, 2021 - 8:01pm

Probably 120-135 base + 30-60 bonus. ASO1/2/3 usually 20k base step ups and variable bonus. Really depends on your shop and sector but can pretty much guarantee it's less than IB with better hours (-ish) trade off

  • Summer Associate in ER
Jun 11, 2021 - 6:37pm

Incoming associate 1 at top ER shop. It's 85 base + 10 signing bonus. + ~25 performance bonus. I've been told that the compensation for junior in S&T and IB isn't radically different at the entry level

  • Research Associate in ER
Jun 9, 2021 - 3:14pm

Title: Research Associate

Comp: $160K base + sign-on, $40K bonus

Sector: Healthcare/not biotech

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June 2021 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (9) $911
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  • Associates (203) $232
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