What MBAs Earn At Top Consulting Firms

Kalypso 

• Base: $124,000

• Performance Bonus: up to $15,000

• Total Cash (sum of above): $139,000

• Signing Bonus: $15,000

• Relocation: up to $3,000

KPMG 

• Base: $140,000

• Performance Bonus: up to $25,000

• Total Cash (sum of above): $165,000

• Signing Bonus: $35,000

• Relocation: up to $5,000

L.E.K. 

• Base: $150,000

• Performance Bonus: up to $25,000

• Total Cash (sum of above): $175,000

• Retirement & Profit Sharing: up to $30,000

• Signing Bonus: $25,000

• Relocation: up to $5,000

McKinsey & Company 

• Base: $152,500

• Performance Bonus: up to $35,000

• Total Cash (sum of above): up to $187,500

• Retirement: up to $11,900 (7% of qualified compensation, capped at $170,000)

• Signing Bonus: $25,000

• Relocation: $2-9,000

Mercer 

• Base: $125,000

• Performance Bonus: 10-15% of base (depending on performance)

• Total Cash (sum of above): $137,500-$143,750 (base plus bonus)

• Signing Bonus: $10,000

• Relocation: $2,500 (average)

Parthenon-EY 

• Base: $170,000

• Performance Bonus: up to $9,000

• Total Cash (sum of above): up to $179,000

• Signing Bonus: $35,000

• Relocation: up to $2,000

PwC 

• Base: $135-140,000

• Performance Bonus: up to $27,000

• Total Cash (sum of above): up to $167,000

• Starting Bonus: $25,000

• Relocation: up to $2,000

Strategy& 

• Base: $152,000

• Performance Bonus: up to $34,900

• Total Cash (sum of above): up to $186,900

• Retirement: 10% of base + bonus into 401k, no contribution required

• Signing Bonus: $25,000

• Relocation: up to $3,000

And a few more consulting salaries in EMEA:

• Bain Associate in Amsterdam: €47,500 base, up to 25% bonus, €4,000 moving allowance

• BCG Associate in Amsterdam: €49,000 base, up to 15% bonus, €3,000 moving allowance

• Strategy& Associate in Amsterdam: €52,000 base, up to 15% bonus

• Deloitte Consultant in Poland: €46,500 base

• Deloitte/PwC Manager in Poland: €71,500 base

• McKinsey Consultant in Poland: €55,000 base

• Deloitte and PwC Associate in Spain: €27,000

• M/B/B Associate/Analyst in Spain: €37,000

MBA/GRAD PROGRAM INTERNSHIPS

• AT Kearney MBA/Grad: $11,800/month

• Bain MBA/Grad: $29,000 (10 weeks)

• BCG MBA/Grad: $30,000

• Deloitte MBA/Grad: $29,750 + full 2nd year MBA tuition for returning interns

• IBM MBA/Grad: $22,000 + $4,500 relocation

• IMS MBA/Grad: $11,500/month + $5,000 signing bonus

• L.E.K. MBA/Grad: $3125/week (9 weeks) + up to $25,000 tuition reimbursement for returning MBA interns

• KPMG MBA/Grad: $66/hour ($99/hour for overtime, 10 weeks)

• McKinsey MBA/Grad: $31,000 (10 weeks)

• Parthenon-EY MBA/Grad: $27,000 + $5,000 signing bonus (for 10 weeks)

• PwC MBA/Grad: $11,700/month

• Strategy& MBA/Grad: $12,000/month

• ZS MBA/Grad: $11,500/month + $5,000 signing bonus

Editor’s note: This story was corrected to include accurate numbers for Mercer. The original version cited their base pay as $95,000; performance bonus as up to $19,000 (20% of base); total cash (sum of above) as up to $114,000; signing bonus as $20,000; and relocation stipend as up to $3,000.

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