+817 Getting married young is the best. OFF 163 2mo
+802 You Need to Get Out - Rant, my experience for 5 years in IB IB 125 1mo
+727 Why The Grass Isn't Greener: The Private Equity Associate Crisis (PEAC) PE 53 6mo
+720 High finance not worth it for women PE 235 1w
+654 Centerview analyst suing for $5m for not being allowed to sleep 9 hours IB 167 2mo
+650 Thoughts From a MF PE Associate PE 97 1mo
+634 Most badass Partner/MD moment? IB 75 7mo
+593 New guy, leaving at 5 because I don't have anything to do. MD is pissed. IB 112 4mo
+582 [Very Long Post] Stepping Off the IB Train IB 27 8mo
+550 Investment Banking Fucking Sucks and I Personally Advise Against it IB 85 4mo
+508 new guy making Zyn tea for the bullpen, among other things... rant OFF 90 5mo
+497 Pre-Pitch Senior Anxiety is Paradise OFF 31 9mo
+492 When did recruiting get so bad IB 139 1mo
+478 Spring Weeks are Paradise IB 82 2d
+472 Good Luck JOB 8 8mo
+456 PSA: Nightmare HH Experience IB 65 2mo
+444 Should I ask for sick leave after being cheated on OFF 89 2mo
+428 The Banker's Guide to Watches FASH 304 5mo
+419 Ignoring coffee chat requests from target schools - unfair? OFF 122 3w
+418 The reality of HFs HF 68 2mo
+415 What's the dumbest thing you've seen on a resume? IB 126 2mo
+415 2023 Analyst Bonus Thread (IBD) IB 501 3mo
+413 Being Boomer is Paradise OFF 19 9mo
+411 What is your number to walk away? IB 148 9mo
+408 The SM/tiger cub model is broken. It's not the promised land HF 160 3mo
+403 easy job suggestions for GF to start contributing? OFF 104 1mo
+399 IB 2023 Bonus Megathread IB 472 2w
+392 “Tell me something about you that not many people know” IB 44 2w
+386 Notre Dame > Georgetown? BSCH 86 3mo
+382 Lack of Talent in Commercial Real Estate or Gen Z Issues? RE 137 7mo
+381 What lessons you learned the hard way so everyone else doesn't have to? PE 56 2w
+374 The unspoken truth about PE handcuffs PE 64 3w
+373 Dating a Nontarget is Paradise OFF 40 1w
+371 Why do people put “ex-Goldman”, “ex-Citadel”, “ex-Citi” in their LinkedIn headers OFF 72 8mo
+367 Am I Bad at My Job or Do I Just Work With Psychos IB 109 2mo
+364 VP called me a slur OFF 74 9mo
+358 My chaotic IB journey IB 33 3w
+357 Why work up to MD in Investment Banking? IB 86 8mo
+355 Advice you'd give to your 18 year old self. OFF 84 1mo
+351 Being obsessed with Prestige has ruined my life IB 55 11mo
+350 Push Back Against Boomer Management / Being Powerless IB 95 2mo
+339 Worse than IB? PE 87 7mo
+337 Bathroom incident with coworker - report to HR? IB 40 9mo
+335 Walking away from buyside after associate years PE 58 10mo
+328 Rise48 - video response to Real Deal article RE 206 1mo
+326 IB MD is a job for LOSERS, not BSD’s IB 83 3mo
+326 Investment Banks as US Presidents IB 67 8mo
+322 Goldman Sachs: How To Get ED Executive Director @Global Markets(Sales&Trade) front office?Total Non-Target Play HR D&I Game...It Worked (Real 2022case)...Hope Admin Will Show A Bit Unbiased Understanding Importance Of This Discussion. TR 37 1d
+320 My (successful) experience with on-cycle this year PE 71 6d
+319 If you could live and work anywhere, where would you choose, and why? OFF 77 3w
+310 Boys Who Invest OFF 30 5d
+306 What it means to fight for your life. To fight for your physical independence. To fight for mobility. OFF 19 2w
+302 Please Tell Me I Can Look Forward to PE PE 68 3mo
+299 Is the gap between IB pay and "ordinary" corporate jobs getting too narrow to justify the hours? IB 108 2mo
+295 How did your first ever bonus feel like? IB 85 2mo
+294 Bottom buckets: Where are you now? IB 65 6mo
+294 F*d up my career badly and depressed - need advice JOB 48 5mo
+293 Black Friday — What are you buying? / Best IB Purchases Thread IB 98 4mo
+291 Baird Analysts Unionizing? IB 71 1mo
+289 I’ve decided to leave real estate RE 113 2mo
+288 Stern vs UChicago IB 122 3w
+284 Why are people here so infatuated with creating generational wealth? OFF 89 3mo
+283 William Blair Bonuses 2023? IB 140 2mo
+283 Life at Non-Target is Paradise IB 22 8mo
+283 Never mind the hours, how do people stand the type of work in banking? IB 53 11mo
+281 after 2-2-2…. what then? IB 58 7mo
+280 Selfish Ask for Help in Situation PE 60 7mo
+275 Just inherited $5M OFF 106 2mo
+272 Reminder to say Thanks OFF 14 4w
+272 Associate Archetypes IB 26 8mo
+270 Goldman SA 2025 IB 1,031 2d
+270 Just got in to the carry pool today fellas. PE 90 3mo
+270 Anyone who chose IB because it’s “dull?” IB 65 9mo
+269 ASU becoming semi-target?? IB 68 3d
+266 Prank Calling Bankers OFF 102 2mo
+266 What's it like being married while working in Finance? OFF 42 2mo
+266 How do IB analysts afford to live in London? IB 113 4d
+266 Best Time to Have Money IB 84 10mo
+264 How much money to "feel rich" in nyc? PE 150 9mo
+263 The Long Game - 20 years ago / 20 years from now PE 61 6d
+262 Life-changing Books OFF 93 2mo
+254 Keen for views on MBAs PE 88 3mo
+250 HIG in 2024 PE 85 1w
+250 Goldman Sachs LND: how To Get <ED> Executive Director @GBM (Sales&Trade) Front Office? Total Non-Target Play HR D&I Game...It Worked (Real 2022case).Hope Admin Will Show unbiased understanding Importance discussion. Exclusive peek how HR recruit EDs..., IB 31 1d
+249 Gen Z = IB and PE less competitive? PE 70 5mo
+249 Why are so many people scared of Blackrock, Vanguard etc OFF 104 4mo
+247 I ejaculated when I got my offer IB 20 8mo
+246 VP Archetypes IB 13 4mo
+246 Ideas to further show appreciation for my favorite senior? IB 23 5mo
+243 Did I make a mistake leaving IB, I'm bored as shit IB 85 4mo
+243 Do you guys believe in human caused Climate Change? OFF 123 6mo
+243 why the flying fuck are any of us showing up to the office IB 63 2mo
+243 Q&A: VC Partner with 10+ years in the industry VC 111 2mo
+239 Fucking quit today OFF 47 1w
+238 Advice (Female) men’s opinions welcome as well OFF 63 2w
+237 2023 Consolidated IB Analyst Bonuses IB 74 3mo
+236 Everyday I wish I did Tech instead IB 119 3mo
+236 Accidentally cried in front of HR as an SA. What now? JOB 43 8mo
+235 Is There Anything More Useless....? OFF 48 4mo
+235 Whats with the hate on non-targets? IB 52 8mo

Career Advancement Opportunities

April 2024 Investment Banking

  • Jefferies & Company 02 99.4%
  • Goldman Sachs 19 98.8%
  • Harris Williams & Co. New 98.3%
  • Lazard Freres 02 97.7%
  • JPMorgan Chase 03 97.1%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

April 2024 Investment Banking

  • Harris Williams & Co. 18 99.4%
  • JPMorgan Chase 10 98.8%
  • Lazard Freres 05 98.3%
  • Morgan Stanley 07 97.7%
  • William Blair 03 97.1%

Professional Growth Opportunities

April 2024 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Freres 01 99.4%
  • Jefferies & Company 02 98.8%
  • Goldman Sachs 17 98.3%
  • Moelis & Company 07 97.7%
  • JPMorgan Chase 05 97.1%

Total Avg Compensation

April 2024 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (5) $648
  • Vice President (19) $385
  • Associates (86) $261
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (14) $181
  • Intern/Summer Associate (33) $170
  • 2nd Year Analyst (66) $168
  • 1st Year Analyst (205) $159
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (146) $101