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Salary Statistics by Industry
Industry Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Monthly
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Consulting
15% $10,000 $11,700 $12,000 $2,500 16%
Consumer Products
6% $4,333 $5,958 $7,784 $3,700 26%
Entertainment / Media
5% $2,383 $5,196 $6,933 * *
Financial Services
30% $5,000 $9,615 $10,417 $3,000 16%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
6% $10,000 $10,417 $10,417 $2,500 19%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
9% $8,500 $10,000 $11,000 $5,000 21%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
11% $2,600 $6,000 $10,625 $2,267 13%
Other Financial Services
3% $3,651 $5,200 $7,875 * *
Health Care
9% $4,583 $6,751 $7,500 $2,000 25%
Biomed / Pharmaceutical
4% $5,200 $6,968 $7,738 $1,488 37%
Health-Related Services
5% $4,083 $6,500 $7,188 * *
Manufacturing
6% $4,853 $7,800 $8,833 $2,500 38%
Aero / Auto / Transport Equipment
<1% * * * * *
Cleantech
<1% * * * * *
Energy / Extractive Minerals
2% $4,326 $7,367 $9,417 $4,500 44%
Highly Diversified
1% $8,237 $8,500 $9,000 * *
Other Manufacturing
1% $8,000 $8,000 $8,000 * *
Nonprofit / Government
2% $2,817 $3,683 $5,000 * *
Government
1% $0 $3,142 $3,575 * *
Nonprofit
2% $3,033 $4,650 $5,200 * *
Retail / Trading
4% $3,467 $5,533 $7,500 * *
Services
5% $4,000 $5,417 $6,933 * *
Real Estate
2% $4,000 $5,200 $6,933 * *
Other Services
2% $4,250 $5,717 $6,501 * *
Technology
19% $4,827 $6,933 $8,000 $1,510 24%
Consumer Electronics
3% $5,000 $8,400 $8,800 $2,000 41%
E-Commerce
4% $2,575 $5,100 $8,000 * *
Equipment / Hardware / Networking
1% $5,333 $6,967 $7,900 * *
Internet Services
5% $5,463 $6,933 $8,000 * *
Software
5% $5,900 $7,240 $8,400 * *
Other Technology
1% $4,825 $5,599 $6,767 * *
All Industries
100% $4,833 $7,367 $10,000 $2,500 19%
Salary Statistics by Function
Function Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Monthly
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Business Development
16% $3,000 $5,200 $7,142 $1,000 16%
Consulting
16% $9,000 $11,600 $12,000 $2,500 20%
Finance
30% $5,000 $8,834 $10,417 $2,500 17%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
6% $10,000 $10,417 $10,417 $2,500 24%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
7% $8,625 $10,000 $11,000 $5,000 15%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
10% $2,500 $5,344 $9,533 $2,267 13%
Other Finance
7% $5,000 $6,967 $9,792 $2,250 20%
General Management
8% $4,750 $7,075 $8,500 $2,550 35%
Operations / Manufacturing
2% $3,100 $5,000 $8,200 $1,750 44%
Project Management
1% $6,500 $6,933 $7,800 * *
Rotational / Leadership Development
1% $6,363 $7,525 $8,000 * *
Other General Management
3% $5,851 $8,150 $9,525 $5,000 36%
Marketing
15% $5,000 $7,200 $8,000 $2,500 21%
Brand Management
3% $5,833 $7,150 $7,500 * *
General Marketing
3% $3,445 $7,618 $8,400 * *
Product Management
6% $5,066 $7,800 $8,000 $4,250 22%
Sales
1% $5,000 $7,500 $8,000 * *
Other Marketing
1% $4,461 $6,000 $6,808 * *
Strategic Planning
10% $3,600 $5,622 $7,500 $2,500 25%
Other
4% $3,000 $6,933 $7,850 * *
Fundraising / Development
<1% * * * * *
Human Resources
<1% * * * * *
Product Development
2% $2,800 $6,933 $7,421 * *
Real Estate
1% $3,333 $4,875 $6,933 * *
All Other
1% $8,000 $9,500 $10,833 * *
All Functions
100% $4,833 $7,367 $10,000 $2,500 19%
Salary Statistics by Location
Location Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Monthly
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Mid-Atlantic
4% $4,567 $6,400 $10,600 * *
Washington - DC
2% $4,000 $5,200 $11,700 * *
Other Mid-Atlantic
1% $6,933 $7,650 $9,125 * *
Midwest
6% $7,000 $8,000 $10,417 $2,500 20%
Chicago - IL
3% $6,933 $8,667 $11,000 * *
Other Midwest
3% $7,188 $7,427 $9,000 * *
Northeast
40% $5,200 $8,000 $10,417 $2,550 15%
Boston - MA
12% $5,114 $8,000 $10,100 $1,250 13%
New England (Except Boston)
5% $5,850 $7,200 $8,667 $5,000 15%
New York - NY
22% $4,875 $9,000 $10,513 $4,250 14%
Other Northeast
2% $5,833 $8,000 $11,667 * *
South
4% $6,500 $7,592 $10,508 * *
Atlanta - GA
1% $8,758 $10,267 $11,917 * *
Other South
3% $4,983 $7,000 $7,700 * *
Southwest
4% $6,600 $9,167 $11,700 * *
Texas
3% $6,500 $10,417 $11,700 * *
Other Southwest
1% $6,962 $7,150 $7,863 * *
West
24% $5,000 $7,500 $8,400 $2,000 21%
California - Bay Area
16% $5,000 $7,500 $8,733 $2,500 19%
California - Los Angeles Area
4% $4,667 $5,200 $6,967 * *
California - Other
<1% * * * * *
Pacific Northwest
3% $8,000 $8,000 $8,400 * *
Other West
<1% * * * * *
Asia
6% $2,600 $5,000 $8,492 $3,000 36%
China
2% $3,075 $5,000 $7,627 * *
Hong Kong, SAR
1% $8,869 $10,208 $13,479 * *
India
1% $2,000 $3,000 $3,423 * *
Other Asia
2% $2,575 $4,500 $6,125 * *
Australia & Oceania
<1% * * * * *
Canada
1% $3,703 $7,810 $9,167 * *
Europe
6% $2,528 $6,924 $10,031 * *
United Kingdom
3% $5,637 $9,725 $10,217 * *
Other Europe
2% $1,958 $4,302 $6,590 * *
Latin America
2% $4,250 $5,354 $7,367 * *
Brazil
1% $5,214 $5,354 $6,076 * *
Other Latin America
1% $2,950 $5,500 $7,367 * *
Middle East & North Africa
<1% * * * * *
Sub-Saharan Africa
2% $1,850 $2,383 $3,233 * *
United States
82% $5,200 $7,800 $10,400 $2,500 17%
International
18% $2,500 $5,000 $9,083 $2,210 30%
All Locations
100% $4,833 $7,367 $10,000 $2,500 19%