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Career Advancement Opportunities

April 2021 Hedge Fund

  • D.E. Shaw 98.7%
  • AQR Capital Management 97.4%
  • Citadel Investment Group 96.2%
  • Two Sigma Investments 94.9%
  • Point72 93.6%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

April 2021 Consulting

  • Bain & Company 99.3%
  • McKinsey and Co 98.6%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 97.9%
  • Cornerstone Research 97.2%
  • A.T. Kearney 96.5%

Professional Growth Opportunities

April 2021 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group 99.2%
  • The Riverside Company 98.4%
  • Warburg Pincus 97.6%
  • Apollo Global Management 96.8%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 96.0%

Total Avg Compensation

April 2021 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (9) $911
  • Vice President (34) $348
  • Associates (185) $233
  • 2nd Year Analyst (105) $150
  • Intern/Summer Associate (96) $145
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  • 1st Year Analyst (391) $132
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