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Career Advancement Opportunities

April 2021 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Middle Market (= =) 99.6%
  • Evercore (▲01) 99.2%
  • Goldman Sachs (▽01) 98.8%
  • PJT Partners (= =) 98.3%
  • Rothschild (▲03) 97.9%

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 Consulting

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

Total Avg Compensation

April 2021 Consulting

  • Principal (20) $274
  • Director/MD (42) $261
  • Vice President (34) $249
  • Engagement Manager (73) $216
  • Manager (125) $165
  • 2nd Year Associate (116) $138
  • Senior Consultant (263) $128
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (89) $126
  • NA (10) $116
  • Consultant (475) $114
  • 1st Year Associate (419) $113
  • Engineer (4) $110
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (108) $107
  • 2nd Year Analyst (238) $95
  • Associate Consultant (131) $92
  • 1st Year Analyst (824) $84
  • Intern/Summer Associate (130) $82
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (367) $67