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  2. What is your compensation in Real Estate Finance?

    I cant find much in the way of compensation for real estate other then the summary page from the HR consultant that is floating around here, so I thought maybe people will be willing to describe what they do, their market, and what their compensation look ...

    432 comments - 30 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:03pm -

  3. Can someone please explain this to me?

    I was recently offered a position to join the valuations desk of a MF PE Shop. I am from a nontarget and my ultimate goal is to eventually go to a M7 program for my MBA. Would taking this BO job hinder my ability to make that transition? Also, does anyone ...

    23 comments - 4 silver bananas - Feb 12 2019 - 1:22pm -

  4. Cities with the Best Cost of Living / Work Life Balance in Finance

    I've come to the conclusion NYC is not for me. More power to all of you whose dream is working on the street, it's just not for me. Cost of living is too high. Hours are too long. Taxes are too high. Where in the country is the best balance betw ...

    152 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:10pm -

  5. What is Canada comp like?

    Hey everyone I just have a quick question about PE in Canada. What are the comps like at the big Canadian PE shops (Onex, Birch Hill, etc)? What are the comps like working at a PE arm of a pension fund? Is IBD or PE generally better in terms of long-term ...

    33 comments - 5 silver bananas - Apr 17 2018 - 4:00am -

  6. From No-Name College to Buy-Side Out of Undergrad

    Hello all, Long time lurker and first time poster. I just wanted to share how much WSO has helped me. 4 Years ago I was a no-name at a no-name university and had nearly failed out of High-school. I decided one day to sit down and change my life (after rec ...

    27 comments - 12 silver bananas - Apr 14 2018 - 11:00am -

  7. Ask a VP in Equity Research anything

    I haven't seen one of these in a while, so I figured I would start one. I am a Vice President in equity research, with coverage of a selection of stocks (from mid to small cap firms) within a large sector. I'm at a top 10 bank. Ask me about how ...

    108 comments - 22 silver bananas - Jul 2 2016 - 11:00am -

  8. Got Corp Dev Offer- Compensation?

    Got an offer as a senior associate (I think it's the same as a senior manager?) in corporate development. All-in it looks like it would range from $200-$275k (salary is $165k). Is this where the market is for a senior associate / senior manager in co ...

    22 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jun 12 2018 - 6:30pm -

  9. Big 4 Valuation Career (entering, compensation, exit opps, etc.)

    So I've been lurking on this forum and searching quite a bit on info regarding Valuation, Big 4, and CFA. I've read some good info, but I had a few questions I was hoping to get answers for. Quick Background: Accounting Grad student Late 20' ...

    97 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 2:59pm -

  10. leaving IB, next steps...

    I'm confused. I used to post on here a couple of years ago, most of what I posted was bullsh*t. The truth is I was in my final year at university, I'd just done an internship, wasn't sure how I felt about it as a prospective life, and I wan ...

    59 comments - 49 silver bananas - Jan 16 2019 - 1:55am -

  11. Jefferies Pay

    How is Jefferies these days? Jefferies Pay So how does the pay at jefferies stack up against the averages? This table illustrates the historical pay from '13 to '15 at the analyst and associate level. 2013 2014 2015 Analyst Base: 75.0 Bonus: 47. ...

    126 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:13am -

  12. 2015 Analyst Salary Bump Megathread

    Let's try to keep a running list going as people go through full-time recruiting and even starting for internships next year. The following list is just from people I know personally. Feel free to expand in the comments. Confirmed pay jump: Goldman C ...

    284 comments - 5 silver bananas - Oct 13 2014 - 3:57am -

  13. 2013 WSO Compensation Report has Arrived

    After over one year in the making, the 2013 WSO Compensation Report is here! Access to the FULL 108 page 2013 WSO Compensation Report is 100% free. This report contains thousands of data points across investment banking, private equity, hedge funds and ma ...

    141 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jul 9 2013 - 3:09am -

  14. Venture Capital Salary versus BB and Private Equity

    Hi everyone. I wanted to get some candid advice from all of you about a job I'm thinking about taking. It is a VC role at a top-tier firm. I'm being directly hired as an associate (so I'll skip the two-year analyst role). My only concern is ...

    26 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jun 5 2018 - 4:24pm -

  15. PE Associate Compensation

    I'd like to start this thread to assimilate compensation numbers for associates in PE megafunds and MM funds. Base + Cash bonus + stock bonus + any carry if offered. Private Equity Associate Compensation Starting a career in top private equity fund i ...

    60 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 15 2018 - 2:52am -

  16. What I've Learned About Hedge Fund Structure and Compensation

    Hedge Fund Structure Over the last few months I've realized just how diverse hedge funds are, and how little people (both in/out of the industry) understand about the different structures. This is my attempt to distill some of the bigger differences ...

    42 comments - 9 silver bananas - Mar 12 2018 - 4:20pm -

  17. 2015 IBD Summer Analyst Comp

    Can pretty much confirm all these numbers. Summer will be pro-rated on base of: Bulges: GS: 85k + 1.5k stipend JPM: 85k + 2.5k stipend MS: 85k + 0.5x overtime + 2k stipend CS: 85k + 0.5x overtime +2k stipend UBS: 85k + 0.5x overtime + 2k stipend Citi: 85k ...

    87 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 27 2015 - 9:22am -

  18. Producer Compensation: Mezz/Pref Funds

    I have heard everything from $35k base + 50-75bps commission to $250k base + 100-300% bonus. Can anyone weigh in on producer compensation for debt / mezz / pref at Starwood, Related, CapitalSource, ACORE (mezz/debt funds, etc.)? Any insight is appreciated ...

    12 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 12 2019 - 4:04pm -

  19. Part of carried interest for Sr. Associate/VP in a small PE fund

    What percent of the total carried interest do Sr. Associates/VPs usually get in a lower middle market PE funds? For instance $100M fund with less than 10 people- 5 partners, 2-3 manager type of positions and 1 Sr. Associate or VP. Also, if the Sr. Associa ...

    70 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2017 - 9:30pm -

  20. 2013 Bonus Season

    Mod Note (Andy): this was originally posted 6/28/13 Well, it's that time of the year that we have all been so patiently waiting for... BONUS SEASON! Numbers are coming in, and we all like to know how our comp stacks up in the industry. Please post co ...

    98 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2013 - 6:19pm -

  21. Paid well but bored

    I'm 31 years old and work as a controller for a F500. I'm making roughly $150k a year in total comp (base + bonus), work a straight 40 hour work week with little to no travel, live in a nice part of the country where the cost of living is slight ...

    40 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 24 2015 - 4:32am -

  22. Facebok pays better than 1st year analyst?

    Which bank can top this offer? Sounds pretty good to me From BI: How much does Facebook pay a recently graduated software engineer? Over on Quora, an anonymous user answered: "I am graduating in the spring of 2012, and I was offered $100,000 in salar ...

    138 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 2 2012 - 3:46pm -

  23. Should Bankers Be Paid in Bonds?

    Mod note: Best of Eddie, this was originally posted on 10/9/12. Sheila Bair has been making the rounds promoting her new book lately and, by and large, she hasn't said anything that she hasn't been saying for five years now. But one thing she sa ...

    42 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 8 2013 - 8:45am -

  24. The Latest Lehman Brouhaha

    Four years after their spectacular demise, Lehman Brothers is still causing problems for Wall Street. The latest bombshell hit on Friday when a compensation report required by the bankruptcy court disclosed that Lehman paid out almost $700 million in comp ...

    51 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2012 - 7:32am -

  25. How Banker Pay Is Out of Whack

    We all know that we get paid a lot relative to the average guy on Main Street. We like to think it's because we're something special: that we've attended the right schools, that we have the right combination of hard and soft skills, that we ...

    49 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 12 2012 - 7:45am -

  26. The Truth Behind PE Compensation

    Hello World! Compensation in the PE world can be a bit of a black box. I sometimes get approached by folks who are perplexed by their compensation packages at a middle market PE fund. There is little consistency even across funds of the same size. On the ...

    21 comments - 34 silver bananas - Dec 29 2016 - 8:00am -

  27. Impossibly low bonus

    Left after 2 yrs at a top 3 BB- $20k bonus. Was stunned on the call- knew I was going to get a low #, but this is a joke. 1st year bonus was $55k. Anyone have a similar experience? Does it make sense to hire a lawyer? My concern is that I've moved on ...

    64 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 1 2012 - 3:15am -

  28. Bonus structure at small hedge fund (am I being played?)

    Okay, so I just received an offer from a small hedge fund (10- 20 people) in Chicago. I will be a trading assistant until I can prove my worth and become an actual trader (6-12 months). The hedge fund manages around $60- 120 million dollars and primarily ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2016 - 7:27pm -

  29. HFF Analyst Pay

    How much is total compensation for a 1st year analyst at HFF? (Salary + Commission + Bonus?) Assumptions: South East City, Debt/Equity Placement Team Any insight/thoughts would be great, thank you in advanced! HFF analyst pay compensation Salary commissio ...

    17 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 13 2017 - 5:34pm -

  30. It annoys me people have NO idea how much I earn

    Started at a good NYC bank a couple of years back, my trajectory has been this: Graduate Analyst: $75k base, $8k sign-on, $18k bonus (stub, had only done a few months) 1st Year Analyst: $80k base, $105k bonus (top end) 2nd Year Analyst: $94k base, $310k b ...

    122 comments - 5 silver bananas - Oct 29 2010 - 5:56pm -

  31. Firm Compensation

    Now that recruiting is coming to a wrap, does anyone want to begin compiling how much firms are offering in terms of first year comp? (Base-Signing)? This could apply to both banks (S&T) and prop trading. trading compensation ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 19 2014 - 2:00pm -

  32. Smart Kids Heading to Wall Street

    And the Wall Street pay bashing continues with Bloomberg today... "If you look at the very brightest, there is definitely a trend of trying to get a job on Wall Street," Traders' Smaller Bonuses Still Top Pay for Brain Surgeons, 4-Star Gene ...

    74 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 13 2011 - 8:27pm -

  33. Vice President Fund Carry/Equity

    Hey All- I have been negotiating an offer with a PE firm to come on as a VP. I actually have worked for this same firm before, left for a few years, and now they have roped me back in. They are currently in the process of raising their second fund (sub $5 ...

    27 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 5:34pm -

  34. McKinsey Partner Salary

    Just out of curiosity: what is the all-in comp for a Director (=Senior Partner) at McK? Also, what does a Junior Partner (=Principal) make? Anyone have confirmed numbers? Cheers compensation McKinsey McK ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2018 - 11:12pm -

  35. Am I getting hosed on PE associate comp?

    Definitely feel like I am- making 150 all in (90 base / 60 bonus). Fund is Boston based, manages over 1.5 billion and is investing ~$500-600M fund. Over 10+ investment professionals (partner heavy) all in (double that to include admin). Typical route to g ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 22 2014 - 4:09am -

  36. WSJ: The ‘Wage Gap’ Myth That Won’t Die

    interesting article in the WSJ (link inside post): "The 'Wage Gap' Myth That Won't Die" I have yet to see a case in my own life when someone, esp. a woman, was discriminated against because of her gender so this article makes sens ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2015 - 12:25pm -

  37. The Dreams of a BB Analyst

    Sat at your desk, getting texts from off old friends, and girls you could've got on, who are out partying just a couple of blocks from you. Sat at your desk, falling asleep, feeling the emotional, physical and mental pain of yet another all nighter. ...

    50 comments - 13 silver bananas - Apr 7 2010 - 8:21am -

  38. summer analyst position at barclays

    I have a phone interview for Barcap for ib. However, i've searched everywhere and cannot figure out if this is a paid position. Does anyone have any insight about this? Or know someone who has completed a Barclays summer internship for the NYC office ...

    66 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2010 - 9:30pm -

  39. Fidelity Research Associate Pay

    Hey guys, Just wondering what a first year equity research associate (straight out of undergrad) makes at Fidelity Investments. Supposedly it's competitive with IBanking, but some actual numbers would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! compensation Fide ...

    55 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 2 2011 - 11:23am -

  40. Private Equity Perks

    What kind of perks do people at MM Private Equity firms get? Is the same, worse, or better than banking? For example, do you get car service, SeamlessWeb (or other comped lunch/dinner), gym, laundry, first class/private flights, etc.? private equity compe ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:46pm -

  41. Equity vs. Credit funds?

    How average, who usually makes more? Analyst at L/S credit or equity funds? Thoughts? compensation ...

    27 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:13pm -

  42. Fun Things I Discovered While Perusing the Compensation Database

    So, I've taken some time to peruse through WSO's 2013 Compensation Database, and it's honestly awesome. I've been on WSO for a while, from my time as a bright-eyed undergrad trying to break into a summer analyst gig, to my time as a ja ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 14 2013 - 4:45pm -

  43. 2015 summer analyst pay

    are BBs at 70k or 85k for summer analyst pay next summer? compensation Summer pay Salary 2015 analyst ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2014 - 2:37pm -

  44. Private Equity: How Many Models and Bottles Can I Really Buy on the Buy Side?

    I was startled to realize over the past Thanksgiving weekend that apparently my 4 years of collective indentured servitude at a bulge-bracket bank and mega-fund was of particular interest to people at WallStreetOasis. As such, I have decided to undertake ...

    27 comments - 20 silver bananas - Dec 7 2010 - 9:15pm -

  45. Hedging Your Bonus

    I had to stop and think about this one for a few minutes. Eric Dash wrote this piece for Dealbook outlining how partners at Goldman Sachs (among other banks) have been hedging the non-cash portions of their bonuses since 2007. On the surface, it looks lik ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2011 - 5:38am -

  46. Gorman to Bonus Whiners: STFU or GTFO

    Bloomberg tracked down Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman at Davos yesterday, and the conversation inevitably turned to the reduced comp at the bank. Gorman was unapologetic and said the $125,000 cash bonus cap and reduced all-in comp merely reflected the ne ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2012 - 6:50am -

  47. Booz Allen VS Deloitte Consulting Prestige

    (Re wrote to dissolve any confusion my initial post was unclear) I have an interview with Booz Allen Hamilton strategy consulting and one with Deloitte Technology Consulting (if it makes you feel better call it IT advisory). I may decline Deloitte tech al ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:44pm -

  48. No bonus because I've been at firm for less than 1 year???

    I recently graduated with a master's in financial engineering degree from a top school. I got an offer as a quantitative analyst at a well-known agency broker, and accepted their offer of 100k base salary + 5k starting bonus + "discretionary bon ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 6 2015 - 4:19pm -

  49. Are Our Representatives Underpaid?

    Since compensation is probably one of the most talked about topics on this site, what do you guys think about compensation levels for elected representatives? The quote "X is payed more than the president! Outrageous!" is often thrown around but ...

    23 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 22 2014 - 8:00pm -

  50. Hedge Fund Compensation in a Banner Year

    The question of the day is this.... I work for a relatively small fixed income relative value hedge fund that has had great returns. I've been here for several years and am now in charge of all trading (but we don't trade that much). We all cont ...

    40 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 9 2012 - 12:13pm -

  51. Summer Analyst Salary

    What would a SA make at a BB IB? IB sa compensation BB ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2012 - 2:45pm -

  52. Booz Allen Compensation

    I work at a small consulting firm- approx. 200-250 employees. I was told that the compensation package had been developed to mirror our "competitors". While BoozA is a much larger firm, they have been described as the type of firm we are aiming ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2010 - 6:19pm -

  53. Scientific American: How To Game Your Trading Career

    I have to admit that I was pretty surprised at the source of the following article. You wouldn't think Scientific American would be aware of the "career put". But here they go pointing out how to make a seven-figure trading bonus on Wall St ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2013 - 7:45am -

  54. Barclays Hong Kong- Word on the Street

    How's Barclays HK reputation? I have a few offers in leveraged finance on the table with banks in NY (Wells Fargo or Barclays level in terms of LevFin league tables in the US, but with much less of a global brand name than Barclays). The HK position ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2017 - 8:14am -

  55. FT Analyst Offer Terms

    Curious as to what other people's terms were and what the average was? 70 base + 15 Signing here. compensation ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 13 2013 - 5:34pm -

  56. Analyst Compensation

    What should compensation actually be for Analyst-1, Analyst-2, Analyst-3? How about a range. compensation bonus ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2009 - 2:28pm -

  57. 7 Figure Hedge Fund Salary- Myth or Reality?

    Widely considered the creme de la creme of financial institutions, hedge funds are a source of fascination among investors and others alike. Individuals aspiring to make exorbitant amounts of money look up to top managers with dreams of one day running th ...

    15 comments - 5 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 2:29pm -

  58. UH-OH.

    No longer content bullying TARP CEOs and hedge fund managers who have the audacity to expect contracts to be honored, the Obama administration is now turning its icy gaze toward Wall Street compensation for the rank and file bankers- and not just at the b ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 13 2009 - 1:50pm -

  59. Is my friend lying about his compensation?

    One of my friends last year got a job with Morgan Stanley 's private equity team in or near Philly. He didn't even have a BB internship but got into MS, and that's great for him, but all of the guys told me that he said he'd be making ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2012 - 9:45am -

  60. Do People Always Complain about Pay?

    Do you notice that people in finance always complain about comp no matter what they are actually making? I ask this because I have worked at several finance firms now, one which is very "prestigious" and everywhere I work people love to make jok ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2012 - 12:57am -

  61. Highbridge Capital

    Just wondering if anyone has any inside info on this firm? I know that had a pretty rough 2008 with losses and redemptions but had a pretty solid 2009. Have they pretty much rebounded? What is the comp/culture like? compensation culture ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:45pm -

  62. Thoughts on Prudential Real Estate Investors

    I was wondering what you guys think about PREI's position within PE RE along with potential exit opps, compensation, or any general interview tips. I'm up for the FT Investment Analyst position. Thanks guys. compensation Exit Opps interview proc ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:04pm -

  63. Audit vs Investment Banking Part 2: Compensation

    Mod note: See part 1 in this series, and for more compensation info, check out WSO's 2013 Compensation Report Accounting The accounting compensation is going to be greatly overshadowed by the finance pay. It just isn't that sexy. Accountants don ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2014 - 10:31am -

  64. who makes the most over the course of a lifetime: banker, lawyer, doctor?

    I know there are a lot of variables at play, but this came up in a conversation between me and a couple friends, one of whom is going to med school to be a surgeon, and the other going to law school. Who will make the most money over the course of a lifet ...

    24 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 7 2012 - 2:25am -

  65. "What is your expected compensation"

    I am curious what the "correct" answer is when your interviewer or HR ask you some form of the question "what kind of compensation are you looking for?". Do you tell them what your bottom line is to survive and make your bills? Do you ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 15 2011 - 1:55pm -

  66. Equity Research vs big 4

    Hello, I am currently a college student looking for ideas on where to start my career. I am an accounting major at a good business school and have a great GPA. I have been doing a lot of searching of what would be a good career path for me. I have been no ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2014 - 9:15am -

  67. BB SA Compensation

    I will be working at a BB this summer, and I was wondering if SAs get overtime or get a bonus. I am trying to figure out my finances for next year, so knowing how much I could save this summer would really help. The offer letter just says the compensation ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2010 - 8:07am -

  68. How is HF portfolio manager compensation structured?

    Obviously, base plus bonus, but I am looking for the typical structure of pay outs on the bonus-- how is that determined? I am interviewing with a L/S equity fund right now for a PM / partner role. The founder of the firm told me on the phone last night t ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 30 2012 - 12:17pm -

  69. GS Salt Lake City compensation

    Curious about the compensation for Goldman Sachs in SLC. My friend will be working in the credit risk group and told me his salary is only $46K and no signing bonus, althought he will still be paid an annual bonus based performance. Is this type of compen ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 22 2014 - 12:02pm -

  70. WSO compensation report in Forbes

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2013/03/13/h... Any #'s you've found interesting? If you haven't seen the report yet, all you have to do is submit 3 entries into the company database (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/wso-company-databas ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2013 - 1:57pm -

  71. REPE Acquisitions Analyst Salary

    I am a college senior who was recently given an offer to work as an Acquisitions analyst at a ~$5B REPE firm in NYC. I was told the comp will be "market" and don't have much experience with the RE industry/RE forums so I am not sure what ma ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 24 2018 - 2:32pm -

  72. Talking about Compensation in an Interview Process

    Quick post today on a potential interview question that doesn't often get covered on WSO. It's not one you'll hear during on-campus interviews for your first gig out of college, but it's something you'll likely encounter somewhere ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 18 2013 - 10:45pm -

  73. GETCO's starting base salary is only $60K?

    this is the starting salary shown on glassdoor. i thought Getco would pay a lot more than that. compensation Salary getco ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 2 2010 - 10:23am -

  74. IB comp in Seattle and 2nd tier cities?

    Hi, any knowledge on what comp is typical for IB analysts/associates in Seattle and similar second-tier cities? Also, are the hours much better than similar work in NYC? Thanks. compensation ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2013 - 2:01pm -

  75. MM PE 1st Yr Analyst Comp

    I was wondering if anyone had any ideas about compensation for 1st year analysts at MM PE firms? Sign on, base, bonus? Thanks. private equity analyst compensation ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2009 - 2:15pm -

  76. Money As Motivation?

    . compensation ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2014 - 12:52pm -

  77. Compensation in ER

    I haven't seen a lot of concrete info on compensation in ER. Does anyone have reasonable expectations for comp at the junior analyst/associate and VP levels? of course senior analyst will vary but I'm curious about junior levels. Does BB vs MM / ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 30 2018 - 10:24pm -

  78. Analyst Class of '08 and '09 Comp

    To those lucky few who have received IBD offers from BB /boutiques to start in '08 and '09, what are the base + signing like? Thanks, Investment Banking analyst compensation ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2009 - 5:35pm -

  79. Deloitte Corporate Finance 2017 Comp

    I've been hearing of these M&A groups (not transaction services, but DCF as in post McColl Partners acquisition) at consulting places like Deloitte. Generally it seems like people agree comp is lower but hours are better. Just wondering exactly w ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:02pm -

  80. Compensation at Long Only Fund

    I wanted to gauge what the compensation would be like at a long only fund. I couldn't find information anywhere for this particular fund, but I'll say that they do hire undergrad on occasion. I have a little over a year of experience at a non-As ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 17 2015 - 11:37am -

  81. Salary and Bonus London IBD

    Hi guys, Does anyone have some insight on the typical salary bonus progression for IBD analysts in London (BB / good boutique / good MM firms). Let's assume we are dealing with a bank that's been faring relatively well (hasn't hit by massiv ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2012 - 7:30pm -

  82. Has anyone been told they are getting paid overtime?

    So I recently got a call from hr at my job that starts tomorrow. Apparently the company has a really conservative legal, so they have decided to follow the letter of the law in the US and pay analysts time and a half for any hours we work past 5. Has anyo ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 30 2009 - 7:50pm -

  83. $300k+???

    I read somewhere that there are around 15,000 investment bankers in the US. I wanted to know how many of these bankers make above $300,000 with bonuses in an average year. Investment Banking compensation ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2010 - 4:53pm -

  84. IB salaries and taxes

    How does the latter affect the former? Relatives and friends tell me most people get their incomes taxed 30% as a generalization. Do you analysts only take home roughly ~70% of your all-in comp? Are they ways around this being the shrewd, savvy bankers yo ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2013 - 9:19am -

  85. Samuel A. Ramirez and Company

    They are recruiting for new public finance analysts. Has anyone heard of this firm and the type of work that they do? Where would you rank this firm compare to other boutiques or bulge bracket firms? Anybody know what they offer in terms of base and bonus ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  86. In the end, do you make more than $100 per hour?

    After browsing through some of the salary information on Wall Street Oasis, I noticed that many positions had an exorbitant number of hours listed. I work for a large Investment Bank in midtown and I work 7 hours per day. Now one might argue that I don� ...

    17 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 25 2012 - 2:52pm -

  87. Compensation at Prop Shops

    Hi guys, Can you guys shed some light on the pay progression at prop shops? I got an offer at an options market maker (think Optiver, Tibra, IMC, etc), 60K+ starting (I'm in Asia, so this is pretty decent). How much bonus can I expect the first year, ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2011 - 10:09am -

  88. Wall Street Over Compensation?

    Out of curiosity I took a quick look at how much Net Revenue is generated by an individual employee across GS, MS, Google, and Apple.--GS net revenue per employee is about ~50% lower than google and ~40% lower than apple.--MS net revenue per employee is a ...

    17 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 22 2012 - 2:36am -

  89. What is Standard Comp currently?

    Recently signed and the comp seems to be less than that of all my peers. I'm just wondering what is the standard comp right now for a first year analyst? compensation ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2015 - 8:31pm -

  90. First Year Analyst Compensation in Canada

    Recently an MD told my friend that if he works with him at one of the Big 5 Canadian banks that he will pull in from 125-175k in his first year. Is this accurate can you make 100k bonus in year 1? Also, for the people who are/where analyst what did you ma ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2010 - 1:24pm -

  91. WSO Rumor Mill: Associate Compensation, Full-Time Offers

    Some numbers out of the rumor mill for Associate offers this year: BoA- $100k base, $30k signing bonus, $ 10k relocation Goldman Sachs- $100k base, $40k signing bonus, $10k relocation Morgan Stanley- $100k base, $40k signing bonus, $10k relocation Please ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2009 - 3:21pm -

  92. SA Comp

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  93. 2014 MIT Sloan grad nabs $1.8 million first-year compensation

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  94. Comp scales with AUM?

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  95. post MBA offer from Big 4 accounting firm

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  96. I might make too much money to go to business school

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  97. Private Equity Operating Partners v General Partners

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  98. What the hell is "other guaranteed comp" on B-School employment reports?

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  100. 1st Year Analyst Compensation across the Street

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    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2009 - 12:49pm -

  101. Compensation: Corp Development roles Vs FP&A/Accounting roles

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