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Compensation of Accepted Offers by Function, Class of 2017

 
Function % Average Base ($) Median Base ($) Low ($) High ($) Average
Signing Bonus ($)
Average Other
Guaranteed
Bonus ($)
Consulting 31.1% 128,250 135,000 60,000 180,000 27,540 28,847
Brand Innovation
0.6%
Business Development/Sales
1.9% 97,600 110,000 60,000 128,000 33,333 39,771
Strategy
3.8% 123,550 127,500 91,000 180,000 25,992 27,835
Management
22.1% 132,620 140,000 60,000 152,500 28,160 26,894
Technology
2.6% 123,125 127,500 100,000 145,000 20,714 27,000
Finance/Accounting 36.5% 119,566 125,000 50,000 168,000 41,576 32,958
General/Corporate
10.3% 109,833 111,500 65,000 150,000 33,087 26,824
Investment Banking
20.5% 127,866 125,000 70,000 168,000 47,535 35,156
Investment Management
1.6% 100,000 115,000 50,000 120,000 20,000 15,000
Private Equity
1.3% 113,750 117,500 90,000 130,000 10,000 67,000
Sales & Trading
1.0% 113,333 115,000 105,000 120,000 30,000 10,000
Finance Other¹
1.9% 102,500 100,000 70,000 140,000 12,500 35,000
Management 6.7% 112,495 120,000 70,900 150,000 30,923 21,667
General Management
5.4% 116,759 122,000 70,900 150,000 30,923 21,667
Management Other²
1.3% 94,375 95,000 85,000 102,500 † 
Information Technology/Data Analytics 1.3% 109,000 105,500 90,000 135,000 28,500 6,200
Marketing/Sales 18.9% 111,255 110,000 54,000 150,000 27,526 20,003
Brand Management
4.5% 103,071 104,000 93,000 109,000 25,000 14,354
General
5.1% 100,643 110,000 54,000 120,000 25,417 10,217
Product Management
7.4% 122,238 123,000 90,000 150,000 33,813 28,045
Marketing/Sales Other³
1.9% 116,667 122,500 80,000 145,000 13,750 19,700
Operations 3.5% 111,750 115,000 92,500 130,000 33,400 14,917
Other 1.9% 181,667 180,000 180,000 190,000 10,000 15,000
Law
1.9% 181,667 180,000 180,000 190,000 10,000 15,000
¹Finance/Accounting Other includes: Private Wealth Management, Research - Equity Buy Side, Research - Equity Sell Side, Research - Fixed Income Buy Side, Research -    Fixed Income Sell Side, Risk Management
²Management Other includes: Merchandising, Project Management
³Marketing/Sales Other includes: Market Research, Product Marketing
Reporting numbers insufficient  to provide salary information

 

 

Historical Employment Data, by Function

 
Function Class of 2017 Class of 2016 Class of 2015 Class of 2014 Class of 2013
Consulting 31% 33% 33% 36% 32%
Finance          
General/Corporate 10% 7% 7% 10% 9%
Investment Banking 21% 22% 18% 16% 19%
Investment Management
2% 2% 3% 3% 2%
Private Wealth Management
* 2% 2% * 1%
Private Equity
1% 1% 1% 1% 2%
Research
1% 1% 4% 4% 6%
Risk Managment
* * * *  
Sales & Trading
1% 1% 2% 3% 4%
Structured/Project Finance
  * * * *
Venture Capital
* * *   *
General Management 7% 4% 5% 3% 2%
Information Technology/Data Analytics 1% 2% 2% * 1%
Marketing/Sales 19% 15% 16% 16% 14%
Operations 4% 2% 3% 1% *
Other 2%        
Law
2% 2% * * 2%
Other
  2% 2% 2% 1%
*Less than 1% of accepted offers
**Due to rounding, totals do not always add up to 100%

Updated as of 11/16/17