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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
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Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Consulting
24% $160,000 $165,000 $165,000 $30,000 95% $20,400 9%
Consumer Products
3% $110,000 $112,000 $136,250 $25,000 63% * *
Entertainment / Media
2% $117,500 $140,000 $165,000 $30,000 46% * *
Financial Services
34% $145,000 $150,000 $175,000 $35,000 42% $107,500 17%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
3% $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $50,000 78% * *
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
7% $150,000 $152,682 $175,000 $27,500 54% $132,500 27%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
22% $140,000 $160,000 $200,000 $25,000 33% $111,500 16%
Other Financial Services
1% $105,000 $125,000 $141,250 * * * *
Health Care
7% $125,000 $130,000 $147,000 $25,000 64% * *
Biomed / Pharmaceutical
3% $125,000 $132,000 $150,000 $25,000 78% * *
Health-Related Services
3% $130,000 $130,000 $140,500 $10,000 50% * *
Manufacturing
4% $135,000 $150,000 $175,000 $25,000 83% * *
Aero / Auto / Transport Equipment
1% $137,500 $145,000 $150,000 * * * *
Energy / Extractive Minerals
1% $135,000 $141,000 $182,500 $26,750 86% * *
Highly Diversified
1% $132,500 $175,000 $175,000 $25,000 10% * *
Other Manufacturing
<1% * * * * * * *
Nonprofit / Government
4% $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 * * * *
Government
1% $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 * * * *
Nonprofit
2% $100,000 $100,000 $105,000 * * * *
Retail / Trading
<1% * * * * * * *
Services
3% $123,750 $135,000 $142,500 * * * *
Real Estate
2% $123,750 $135,000 $142,500 * * * *
Other Services
<1% * * * * * * *
Technology
19% $131,500 $140,000 $150,000 $35,000 58% * *
Consumer Electronics
1% $115,000 $130,000 $136,000 $50,000 75% * *
E-Commerce
3% $130,000 $142,000 $144,750 $59,500 57% * *
Equipment / Hardware / Networking
<1% * * * * * * *
Internet Services
6% $135,250 $140,000 $160,500 $32,500 71% * *
Software
5% $132,000 $140,000 $155,000 $35,000 46% * *
Other Technology
3% $132,500 $140,000 $150,000 $10,000 44% * *
All Industries
100% $130,000 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 60% $50,000 11%
Salary Statistics by Function
Function Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Signing
Bonus
Receiving
Signing
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Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Business Development
5% $130,000 $140,000 $150,000 $30,000 58% * *
Consulting
26% $160,000 $165,000 $165,000 $30,000 95% $20,800 8%
Finance
32% $142,750 $150,000 $175,000 $35,000 47% $111,500 18%
Corporate Finance
1% $138,250 $148,000 $148,000 * * * *
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
3% $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $50,000 92% * *
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
5% $150,000 $160,000 $175,000 $25,000 65% $170,000 35%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
21% $137,375 $157,500 $200,000 $25,000 35% $131,500 17%
Other Finance
2% $120,000 $150,000 $150,000 * * * *
General Management
14% $120,550 $132,000 $155,000 $25,000 61% * *
Operations / Manufacturing
2% $122,500 $150,000 $165,000 * * * *
Project Management
<1% * * * * * * *
Rotational / Leadership Development
4% $113,500 $130,000 $145,000 $25,000 78% * *
Other General Management
6% $123,113 $135,000 $153,250 $25,000 55% * *
Marketing
13% $130,000 $140,000 $155,000 $35,000 71% * *
Brand Management
<1% * * * * * * *
General Marketing
2% $115,000 $130,000 $140,000 $30,000 70% * *
Product Management
9% $135,000 $142,000 $155,000 $35,000 71% * *
Sales
1% $140,100 $142,700 $167,050 * * * *
Other Marketing
<1% * * * * * * *
Strategic Planning
7% $100,000 $135,000 $147,500 $25,000 41% $10,150 19%
Other
4% $107,500 $130,000 $140,750 $10,000 45% * *
Human Resources
<1% * * * * * * *
Product Development
<1% * * * * * * *
Real Estate
1% $121,250 $127,500 $133,750 * * * *
All Other
2% $100,000 $120,000 $162,500 * * * *
All Functions
100% $130,000 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 60% $50,000 11%
Salary Statistics by Location
Location Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Base
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75%
Base
Salary
Median
Signing
Bonus
Receiving
Signing
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Median
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Receiving
Other
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Comp**
Mid-Atlantic
3% $125,000 $145,000 $163,250 $25,000 86% * *
Washington - DC
2% $142,000 $158,000 $165,000 $25,000 89% * *
Other Mid-Atlantic
<1% * * * * * * *
Midwest
8% $134,250 $165,000 $165,000 $25,000 70% * *
Chicago - IL
5% $140,000 $165,000 $175,000 $25,000 56% * *
Other Midwest
3% $130,000 $150,000 $165,000 $25,000 93% * *
Northeast
41% $135,000 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 58% $80,000 8%
Boston - MA
13% $130,000 $165,000 $166,500 $25,000 63% * *
New England (Except Boston)
3% $120,000 $137,000 $156,500 $25,000 47% * *
New York - NY
22% $140,100 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 53% $50,000 9%
Other Northeast
2% $132,500 $140,000 $165,000 $30,000 82% * *
South
3% $140,000 $165,000 $165,000 $30,000 78% * *
Atlanta - GA
1% $165,000 $165,000 $165,000 $30,000 100% * *
Other South
2% $132,500 $140,000 $165,000 $27,500 67% * *
Southwest
6% $141,000 $160,000 $165,000 $25,000 81% * *
Texas
5% $143,250 $155,000 $165,000 $25,500 79% * *
Other Southwest
<1% * * * * * * *
West
25% $140,000 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 62% $35,000 11%
California - Bay Area
15% $145,750 $155,500 $165,000 $30,000 61% $17,575 10%
California - Los Angeles Area
6% $132,500 $157,500 $165,000 $25,000 56% * *
California - Other
<1% * * * * * * *
Pacific Northwest
3% $132,000 $144,000 $155,000 $55,000 94% * *
Other West
<1% * * * * * * *
Other United States
<1% * * * * * * *
Asia
3% $93,500 $136,300 $160,000 $35,000 56% $21,000 22%
China
<1% * * * * * * *
Hong Kong, SAR
<1% * * * * * * *
India
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Asia
2% $105,875 $128,150 $148,750 $19,000 67% * *
Australia & Oceania
<1% * * * * * * *
Canada
2% $130,000 $140,000 $145,000 $29,000 78% * *
Europe
7% $104,624 $125,000 $150,182 $32,200 41% $131,500 16%
United Kingdom
4% $106,000 $122,500 $140,000 $30,000 48% * *
Other Europe
3% $102,000 $130,000 $165,000 * * * *
Latin America
1% $85,000 $88,000 $91,500 * * * *
Brazil
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Latin America
<1% * * * * * * *
Middle East & North Africa
<1% * * * * * * *
Sub-Saharan Africa
<1% * * * * * * *
United States
85% $135,000 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 63% $50,000 9%
International
15% $100,000 $124,150 $145,000 $30,000 55% $35,000 22%
All Locations
100% $130,000 $150,000 $165,000 $30,000 60% $50,000 11%