Compensation of Accepted Offers by Function, Class of 2018

 
Function % Average Base ($) Median Base ($) Low ($) High ($) Average
Signing Bonus ($)
Consulting 36.8% 134,346 140,000 74,000 200,000 26,469
Brand Innovation
0.3%
Business Development/Sales
2.5% 124,313 117,500 90,000 200,000 24,600
Strategy
6.4% 118,500 112,500 74,000 170,000 24,231
Management
24.5% 139,448 147,000 80,000 170,000 27,282
Retail
0.9% 130,667 135,000 110,000 147,000
Technology
2.1% 136,929 147,000 114,000 150,000 24,143
Finance/Accounting 34.7% 124,997 125,000 70,000 170,000 45,473
General/Corporate
7.7% 113,854 115,000 70,000 150,000 28,963
Investment Banking
21.5% 130,500 125,000 110,000 170,000 52,064
Private Wealth Management
1.5% 119,000 125,000 95,000 125,000 43,750
Private Equity
0.9% 113,333 110,000 80,000 150,000
Venture Capital
0.9%
Finance Other¹
2.1% 120,833 125,000 100,000 135,000 32,500
Management 6.1% 122,350 121,500 90,000 150,000 33,867
General Management
4.6% 124,667 125,000 90,000 150,000 37,455
Merchandising
0.3%
Project Management
1.2% 119,250 118,500 110,000 130,000 24,000
Human Resources 1.2% 105,000 105,000 100,000 110,000
Information Technology/Data Analytics 2.1% 126,667 125,000 100,000 145,000 26,000
Marketing/Sales 13.5% 118,667 119,500 85,000 142,000 36,897
Brand Management
2.8% 104,778 106,000 95,000 108,000 25,000
General
3.7% 111,700 110,000 85,000 132,000 13,757
Product Marketing
0.6%
Product Management
6.4% 128,524 130,000 100,000 142,000 49,842
Operations 1.5% 110,100 115,500 85,000 130,000
Other            
Law
4.0% 176,923 180,000 150,000 190,000 16,000
¹Finance/Accounting Other includes: Investment Management, Research - Equity Buy Side, Research - Equity Sell Side,  Structured/Project Finance
Reporting numbers insufficient  to provide salary information

 

 

Historical Employment Data, by Function

 
Function Class of 2018 Class of 2017 Class of 2016 Class of 2015 Class of 2014
Consulting 37% 31% 33% 33% 36%
Finance          
General/Corporate
8% 10% 7% 7% 10%
Investment Banking
22% 21% 22% 18% 16%
Investment Management
1% 2% 2% 3% 3%
Private Wealth Management
2% * 2% 2% *
Private Equity
1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Research
1% 1% 1% 4% 4%
Risk Managment
  * * *  *
Sales & Trading
  1% 1% 2% 3%
Structured/Project Finance
*   * * *
Venture Capital
1% * *  *  
General Management 6% 7% 4% 5% 3%
Human Resources 1%        
Information Technology/Data Analytics 2% 1% 2% 2% *
Marketing/Sales 14% 19% 15% 16% 16%
Operations 2% 4% 2% 3% 1%
Other          
Law
4% 2% 2% * *
Other
    2% 2% 2%
*Less than 1% of accepted offers
**Due to rounding, totals do not always add up to 100%

Updated as of 10/25/18