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  • Warburg Pincus 98.9%
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  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 97.9%
  • Bain Capital 97.4%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

February 2023 Consulting

  • Bain & Company 99.4%
  • Cornerstone Research 98.9%
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Professional Growth Opportunities

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Total Avg Compensation

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