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+125 Comprehensive Undergraduate Target Schools Tier List 2020 BSCH 371 2w
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Career Advancement Opportunities

April 2021 Consulting

  • McKinsey and Co 99.3%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 98.6%
  • Bain & Company 97.9%
  • Oliver Wyman 97.2%
  • LEK Consulting 96.5%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

April 2021 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group 99.2%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 98.4%
  • The Riverside Company 97.6%
  • Cerberus Capital Management 96.8%
  • Carlyle Group 96.0%

Professional Growth Opportunities

April 2021 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Middle Market (= =) 99.6%
  • Evercore (= =) 99.2%
  • Goldman Sachs (= =) 98.7%
  • PJT Partners (= =) 98.3%
  • Robert W. Baird & Co. (▲04) 97.9%

Total Avg Compensation

April 2021 Hedge Fund

  • Vice President (18) $520
  • Director/MD (10) $359
  • NA (4) $325
  • Portfolio Manager (7) $297
  • Manager (4) $282
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (18) $269
  • 2nd Year Associate (26) $251
  • Engineer/Quant (50) $237
  • 1st Year Associate (63) $188
  • Analysts (181) $168
  • Intern/Summer Associate (15) $125
  • Junior Trader (5) $102
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (203) $82