Offer from Elite LO for post-MBA analyst role. What is Market?

M7 MBA graduate here with an offer from an elite LO (Cap/Well/D&C) to join as a post-MBA analyst. I interned for a different elite LO last summer, and did not receive an offer at the time from them. May have one in 2 weeks but not holding my breath.

Offer from the LO is $150k base, 75-125% bonus range with a target of 100%. $35k to sign, $10k relocation. Full medical, dental, vision, commuter benefit, etc. Is the offer "market"? Feels about right but would like WSOs input. My last comp pre-MBA was $125k base, $100k bonus.

Thanks in advance.

About me:

M7 MBA (Booth/Columbia/MIT), 2 years EB IB, 3 years in investment team at $500M event-driven fund (mostly merger arb, some special sits) in NYC. Born in southern Europe, became US citizen at age 10. Not a URM.

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  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
Jul 12, 2021 - 1:13pm

Some PMs at these places make 8 figures but median case would be high six figs to low seven. 

Jul 13, 2021 - 1:53am

I'm saying this because having a long successful career in investing is really hard. Take it from someone in the industry (5-8 years of experience) and who's had his face ripped off at times 

  • Analyst 1 in HF - EquityHedge
Jul 13, 2021 - 5:36am

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  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
Jul 13, 2021 - 6:14am

HSW + Booth/CBS. 

Have heard good things about Stern, Sloan, Kellogg, SOM, Tuck, McCombs and Anderson too. 

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