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Career Advancement Opportunities

September 2020 Consulting

  • McKinsey and Co() 99.2%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG)() 98.5%
  • Bain & Company() 97.7%
  • Oliver Wyman() 96.9%
  • Strategy&() 96.2%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

September 2020 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group() 99.0%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts)() 98.0%
  • The Riverside Company() 97.0%
  • Carlyle Group() 96.0%
  • Ardian() 95.0%

Professional Growth Opportunities

September 2020 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group() 99.0%
  • The Riverside Company() 98.0%
  • Warburg Pincus() 97.0%
  • Bain Capital() 96.0%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts)() 95.0%

Total Avg Compensation

September 2020 Consulting

  • Principal (19) $274
  • Director/MD (40) $257
  • Vice President (27) $246
  • Engagement Manager (69) $215
  • Manager (116) $162
  • 2nd Year Associate (107) $138
  • Senior Consultant (247) $128
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (87) $126
  • NA (8) $120
  • 1st Year Associate (396) $114
  • Consultant (459) $113
  • Engineer (4) $110
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (101) $105
  • 2nd Year Analyst (214) $94
  • Associate Consultant (125) $92
  • 1st Year Analyst (772) $84
  • Intern/Summer Associate (118) $80
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (338) $66