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Salary Statistics by Industry
Industry Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Signing
Bonus
Receiving
Signing
Bonus
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Consulting
21% $150,000 $165,000 $165,000 $30,000 93% $22,000 9%
Consumer Products
3% $107,500 $127,500 $135,000 $20,000 50% * *
Entertainment / Media
3% $131,250 $149,000 $161,250 $22,500 50% * *
Financial Services
29% $150,000 $150,000 $180,000 $30,000 41% $125,000 22%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
3% $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $57,500 81% * *
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
4% $150,000 $150,000 $175,000 $30,000 67% $125,000 33%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
20% $148,750 $160,000 $200,000 $25,000 31% $125,000 23%
Other Financial Services
1% $122,500 $145,000 $148,750 * * * *
Health Care
7% $125,000 $130,000 $145,000 $30,000 54% * *
Biomed / Pharmaceutical
2% $130,000 $130,000 $135,000 $35,000 67% * *
Health-Related Services
4% $120,000 $140,000 $150,000 $20,000 46% * *
Manufacturing
7% $120,000 $130,000 $146,200 $25,000 56% * *
Aero / Auto / Transport Equipment
2% $130,000 $140,000 $150,000 $25,000 62% * *
Cleantech
<1% * * * * * * *
Energy / Extractive Minerals
2% $125,125 $140,000 $189,125 $25,000 64% * *
Highly Diversified
2% $116,207 $120,000 $132,500 $40,000 82% * *
Other Manufacturing
<1% * * * * * * *
Nonprofit / Government
5% $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 * * * *
Government
2% $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 * * * *
Nonprofit
2% $97,500 $100,000 $100,000 * * * *
Retail / Trading
3% $115,000 $120,000 $135,000 $30,000 68% * *
Services
3% $131,250 $140,000 $148,500 $16,250 30% * *
Real Estate
2% $134,500 $140,000 $150,000 * * * *
Other Services
1% $125,000 $140,000 $140,000 * * * *
Technology
20% $130,000 $135,000 $145,000 $25,000 60% $17,500 7%
Consumer Electronics
1% $123,000 $130,000 $135,000 $37,500 86% * *
E-Commerce
2% $130,000 $130,000 $136,000 $50,000 73% * *
Equipment / Hardware / Networking
0% * * * * * * *
Internet Services
5% $134,000 $135,000 $140,000 $30,000 67% * *
Software
8% $120,000 $135,000 $143,750 $20,000 50% * *
Other Technology
4% $140,000 $145,000 $162,000 $15,000 59% * *
All Industries
100% $125,000 $148,750 $165,000 $30,000 57% $52,000 12%
Salary Statistics by Function
Function Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Signing
Bonus
Receiving
Signing
Bonus
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Business Development
9% $125,000 $135,000 $150,000 $25,000 52% * *
Consulting
22% $150,000 $165,000 $165,000 $30,000 91% $21,270 8%
Finance
29% $144,750 $150,000 $176,250 $30,000 46% $120,000 24%
Corporate Finance
1% $126,750 $135,000 $152,500 * * * *
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
3% $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $60,000 88% * *
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
4% $145,500 $150,000 $175,000 $30,000 58% $125,000 31%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
18% $150,000 $160,000 $200,000 $25,000 35% $132,500 27%
Other Finance
2% $115,000 $141,000 $150,000 * * * *
General Management
16% $120,000 $130,000 $144,250 $30,000 47% $18,000 7%
Operations / Manufacturing
3% $122,500 $130,000 $137,500 $50,000 37% * *
Project Management
2% $100,000 $125,000 $132,000 * * * *
Rotational / Leadership Development
3% $120,000 $127,500 $130,000 $32,500 89% * *
Other General Management
9% $120,000 $140,000 $150,000 $25,000 37% * *
Marketing
13% $120,000 $135,000 $144,500 $30,000 68% * *
Brand Management
<1% * * * * * * *
General Marketing
2% $118,000 $120,000 $130,000 $35,000 77% * *
Product Management
8% $131,250 $140,000 $147,625 $25,000 66% * *
Sales
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Marketing
<1% * * * * * * *
Strategic Planning
6% $120,000 $135,000 $140,000 $20,000 46% $21,000 16%
Other
4% $113,000 $140,000 $150,000 $12,500 36% * *
Product Development
<1% * * * * * * *
Real Estate
1% $127,000 $150,000 $157,500 * * * *
All Other
2% $103,000 $125,000 $140,000 * * * *
All Functions
100% $125,000 $148,750 $165,000 $30,000 57% $52,000 12%
Salary Statistics by Location
Location Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Signing
Bonus
Receiving
Signing
Bonus
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Mid-Atlantic
4% $125,000 $150,000 $165,000 $27,500 61% * *
Washington - DC
2% $118,750 $155,000 $165,000 $25,000 75% * *
Other Mid-Atlantic
2% $130,000 $150,000 $165,000 * * * *
Midwest
7% $130,000 $165,000 $165,000 $30,000 68% $50,000 17%
Chicago - IL
3% $135,000 $165,000 $165,000 $30,000 71% * *
Other Midwest
3% $117,500 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 65% * *
Northeast
40% $130,000 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 53% $100,000 11%
Boston - MA
14% $125,000 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 59% $49,350 7%
New England (Except Boston)
3% $120,000 $135,000 $145,017 $22,500 56% * *
New York - NY
21% $135,000 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 48% $100,000 15%
Other Northeast
<1% * * * * * * *
South
3% $135,000 $152,500 $165,000 $30,000 82% * *
Atlanta - GA
<1% * * * * * * *
Other South
2% $135,000 $140,000 $166,250 $25,000 75% * *
Southwest
7% $130,000 $150,000 $165,000 $27,500 70% * *
Texas
5% $147,000 $150,000 $165,000 $27,500 79% * *
Other Southwest
1% $110,000 $120,000 $130,000 * * * *
West
26% $135,000 $148,500 $165,000 $30,000 64% $21,000 10%
California - Bay Area
20% $135,750 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 62% $20,000 8%
California - Los Angeles Area
3% $125,000 $155,000 $165,000 $30,000 53% * *
California - Other
<1% * * * * * * *
Pacific Northwest
2% $119,750 $130,000 $137,500 $42,500 100% * *
Other West
<1% * * * * * * *
Other United States
<1% * * * * * * *
Asia
4% $84,766 $120,000 $135,000 $25,000 45% $100,000 32%
China
<1% * * * * * * *
Hong Kong, SAR
0% * * * * * * *
India
1% $73,661 $97,500 $148,750 * * * *
Other Asia
2% $109,875 $124,495 $145,000 $27,287 80% * *
Australia & Oceania
<1% * * * * * * *
Canada
<1% * * * * * * *
Europe
6% $110,000 $120,000 $144,000 $22,575 37% $50,000 18%
United Kingdom
4% $110,000 $121,500 $148,500 $28,500 42% * *
Other Europe
2% $89,800 $118,000 $140,000 * * * *
Latin America
2% $88,100 $95,000 $110,000 $47,500 60% * *
Brazil
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Latin America
1% $95,000 $99,000 $150,000 * * * *
Middle East & North Africa
1% $95,347 $128,194 $137,500 * * * *
Sub-Saharan Africa
<1% * * * * * * *
United States
86% $130,000 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 60% $54,000 11%
International
14% $95,000 $116,350 $140,000 $25,000 45% $50,000 18%
All Locations
100% $125,000 $148,750 $165,000 $30,000 57% $52,000 12%