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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% $11,150 $12,275 $12,500 $2,889 14%
Consumer Products
7% $5,633 $6,500 $8,000 $5,000 16%
Entertainment / Media
3% $5,200 $5,633 $6,067 * *
Financial Services
32% $5,633 $10,000 $11,267 $5,000 18%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
5% $10,417 $10,417 $11,054 $3,375 36%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
7% $10,000 $10,417 $12,125 $5,000 35%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
18% $5,633 $7,000 $10,833 $5,000 7%
Other Financial Services
2% $5,200 $5,633 $8,000 * *
Health Care
7% $5,308 $6,933 $8,000 $3,000 17%
Biomed / Pharmaceutical
3% $6,300 $7,800 $8,667 $3,000 28%
Health-Related Services
4% $5,200 $5,633 $7,800 * *
Manufacturing
7% $5,608 $7,500 $8,500 $3,962 25%
Aero / Auto / Transport Equipment
2% $5,720 $6,587 $8,000 * *
Cleantech
1% $4,954 $5,633 $7,800 * *
Energy / Extractive Minerals
<1% $5,616 $6,067 $7,534 * *
Highly Diversified
1% $8,200 $8,500 $8,584 $6,875 64%
Other Manufacturing
2% $5,417 $7,500 $7,800 * *
Nonprofit / Government
4% $2,817 $2,817 $5,224 * *
Government
1% $2,817 $2,817 $3,413 * *
Nonprofit
2% $2,817 $5,200 $5,633 * *
Retail / Trading
3% $5,200 $7,000 $8,532 $2,500 36%
Services
5% $5,200 $5,633 $7,650 $2,500 24%
Hospitality
<1% $5,200 $5,816 $6,779 * *
Real Estate
2% $5,200 $6,000 $7,497 * *
Other Services
2% $4,334 $5,417 $7,700 $1,410 20%
Technology
18% $5,566 $7,265 $8,323 $3,870 21%
Consumer Electronics
1% $7,625 $9,707 $10,552 * *
E-Commerce
3% $6,067 $8,500 $8,500 $3,870 27%
Equipment / Hardware / Networking
<1% * * * * *
Internet Services
4% $6,933 $7,912 $8,000 $7,250 30%
Software
5% $5,200 $6,413 $7,800 $6,000 18%
Other Technology
4% $5,000 $6,080 $7,999 * *
All Industries
100% $5,633 $7,800 $10,417 $4,500 18%
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
14% $5,200 $5,633 $7,500 $5,000 19%
Consulting
16% $10,875 $12,250 $12,500 $2,830 10%
Finance
31% $5,633 $9,854 $11,000 $4,750 16%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
4% $10,417 $10,417 $10,630 $5,000 31%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
4% $10,000 $10,708 $12,500 $9,500 31%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
17% $5,633 $7,000 $10,833 $4,125 7%
Other Finance
6% $5,633 $8,500 $10,417 $2,000 20%
General Management
10% $5,417 $7,000 $8,917 $4,166 28%
Operations / Manufacturing
3% $5,633 $7,000 $8,750 * *
Project Management
2% $4,540 $6,269 $7,850 * *
Rotational / Leadership Development
2% $7,192 $8,500 $9,550 $3,000 50%
Other General Management
4% $5,200 $6,684 $8,925 $5,000 34%
Marketing
13% $5,700 $7,592 $8,500 $5,000 30%
Brand Management
2% $5,649 $7,300 $8,000 * *
General Marketing
4% $5,991 $8,000 $8,500 $3,500 39%
Product Management
6% $6,587 $7,800 $8,500 $5,500 27%
Sales
1% $5,100 $5,666 $6,450 * *
Other Marketing
1% $6,760 $7,800 $8,250 * *
Strategic Planning
9% $5,417 $6,400 $8,000 $4,400 24%
Other
7% $4,230 $6,000 $7,800 $3,000 12%
Product Development
2% $4,847 $5,850 $6,721 * *
Real Estate
1% $5,308 $6,000 $6,934 * *
All Other
4% $3,467 $6,000 $8,000 * *
All Functions
100% $5,633 $7,800 $10,417 $4,500 18%
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% $5,200 $7,000 $10,404 $2,250 29%
Washington - DC
2% $5,200 $6,000 $8,667 * *
Other Mid-Atlantic
1% $5,800 $10,000 $10,417 * *
Midwest
5% $7,450 $8,500 $12,375 $2,500 15%
Chicago - IL
3% $8,000 $10,334 $12,500 * *
Other Midwest
2% $5,716 $8,000 $10,484 * *
Northeast
40% $5,417 $7,800 $11,267 $5,000 15%
Boston - MA
13% $5,200 $7,000 $10,916 $4,500 12%
New England (Except Boston)
4% $5,200 $7,200 $8,500 * *
New York - NY
21% $5,633 $8,000 $12,000 $5,000 13%
Other Northeast
2% $9,208 $12,000 $12,250 $5,000 56%
South
4% $7,800 $9,000 $12,500 * *
Atlanta - GA
1% $12,000 $12,500 $12,500 * *
Other South
3% $7,125 $8,016 $9,750 * *
Southwest
4% $8,375 $10,916 $12,250 * *
Texas
3% $10,417 $11,917 $12,250 * *
Other Southwest
<1% $4,008 $6,716 $7,950 * *
West
27% $6,000 $7,800 $9,262 $4,675 23%
California - Bay Area
19% $6,000 $7,800 $9,707 $3,562 20%
California - Los Angeles Area
4% $5,633 $6,370 $8,542 * *
California - Other
<1% * * * * *
Pacific Northwest
4% $7,800 $8,500 $8,500 $6,250 47%
Other West
<1% * * * * *
Asia
5% $3,974 $5,525 $10,000 $3,250 22%
China
1% $5,050 $6,075 $10,000 * *
Hong Kong, SAR
<1% * * * * *
India
<1% * * * * *
Other Asia
3% $3,159 $5,226 $9,490 * *
Australia & Oceania
<1% * * * * *
Canada
1% $5,007 $6,933 $10,720 * *
Europe
6% $5,038 $6,067 $9,000 $3,000 12%
United Kingdom
4% $5,975 $6,880 $9,587 * *
Other Europe
2% $4,250 $5,200 $5,816 * *
Latin America
2% $5,200 $6,500 $7,400 $3,750 44%
Brazil
<1% $6,050 $7,300 $7,600 * *
Other Latin America
1% $2,817 $5,575 $6,608 * *
Middle East & North Africa
<1% $3,900 $5,200 $5,633 * *
Sub-Saharan Africa
1% $2,817 $3,545 $5,633 * *
United States
84% $5,633 $8,000 $10,417 $5,000 18%
International
16% $4,717 $5,633 $8,475 $3,000 19%
All Locations
100% $5,633 $7,800 $10,417 $4,500 18%