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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
17% $12,133 $13,500 $13,750 $10,000 15%
Consumer Products
4% $5,417 $5,633 $8,251 * *
Entertainment / Media
4% $2,817 $5,633 $6,933 * *
Financial Services
32% $5,633 $9,983 $12,500 $5,000 16%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
4% $12,250 $12,500 $12,500 $5,000 46%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
6% $10,000 $11,375 $12,500 $2,500 18%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
20% $5,417 $7,000 $12,000 $5,000 11%
Other Financial Services
2% $3,901 $5,817 $8,125 * *
Health Care
9% $3,378 $6,800 $7,900 * *
Biomed / Pharmaceutical
5% $5,633 $7,333 $8,583 * *
Health-Related Services
4% $2,817 $4,589 $7,692 * *
Manufacturing
7% $5,200 $6,468 $9,648 $2,500 15%
Aero / Auto / Transport Equipment
2% $5,323 $6,435 $8,700 * *
Cleantech
<1% * * * * *
Energy / Extractive Minerals
2% $2,817 $5,417 $7,106 * *
Highly Diversified
1% $7,814 $8,500 $10,208 * *
Other Manufacturing
2% $5,579 $6,558 $10,000 * *
Nonprofit / Government
4% $2,817 $2,817 $4,715 * *
Government
1% $2,817 $2,817 $2,953 * *
Nonprofit
2% $2,817 $3,534 $4,929 * *
Retail / Trading
2% $3,982 $6,473 $8,125 * *
Services
4% $3,000 $5,633 $8,000 * *
Real Estate
2% $3,380 $5,633 $8,000 * *
Other Services
2% $2,817 $5,633 $8,183 * *
Technology
18% $5,633 $7,800 $9,035 $2,713 13%
Consumer Electronics
1% $6,543 $8,504 $9,539 * *
E-Commerce
4% $6,265 $9,204 $9,208 * *
Equipment / Hardware / Networking
<1% * * * * *
Internet Services
4% $5,633 $8,000 $8,000 * *
Software
5% $4,225 $6,500 $8,067 * *
Other Technology
4% $5,633 $5,633 $7,950 * *
All Industries
100% $5,633 $8,000 $12,000 $4,000 13%
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% $3,445 $5,633 $8,000 $3,750 8%
Consulting
18% $11,233 $13,500 $13,721 $10,000 14%
Finance
32% $5,633 $9,525 $12,500 $5,000 18%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
4% $12,000 $12,500 $12,500 $5,000 50%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
5% $10,000 $10,833 $12,500 $2,500 17%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
19% $5,417 $7,095 $11,750 $5,000 12%
Other Finance
4% $5,157 $6,067 $10,083 * *
General Management
6% $5,395 $5,823 $9,208 * *
Logistics
<1% * * * * *
Operations / Manufacturing
1% $5,536 $5,640 $8,912 * *
Project Management
1% $5,000 $5,633 $9,208 * *
Other General Management
3% $5,352 $6,933 $9,208 * *
Marketing
12% $5,633 $7,400 $8,500 $2,953 17%
Brand Management
2% $5,633 $7,400 $7,616 * *
General Marketing
2% $5,958 $7,367 $8,167 * *
Product Management
7% $5,633 $7,748 $9,208 $2,925 22%
Sales
<1% * * * * *
Other Marketing
<1% * * * * *
Strategic Planning
11% $3,142 $6,168 $8,140 $2,142 8%
Other
7% $5,168 $5,633 $7,980 * *
Product Development
<1% * * * * *
Real Estate
<1% * * * * *
All Other
6% $5,363 $5,817 $8,147 * *
All Functions
100% $5,633 $8,000 $12,000 $4,000 13%
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
3% $5,633 $8,400 $13,538 * *
Washington - DC
2% $5,633 $8,133 $13,675 * *
Other Mid-Atlantic
1% $5,633 $8,667 $12,500 * *
Midwest
4% $6,606 $7,549 $9,802 * *
Chicago - IL
2% $5,633 $7,224 $9,600 * *
Other Midwest
2% $7,400 $7,616 $9,604 * *
Northeast
45% $5,633 $8,000 $12,500 $5,000 13%
Boston - MA
17% $3,504 $6,717 $11,610 $5,000 6%
New England (Except Boston)
6% $5,417 $5,633 $10,000 * *
New York - NY
21% $5,633 $10,833 $12,533 $5,000 22%
Other Northeast
1% $5,633 $8,667 $13,500 * *
South
4% $5,000 $10,417 $13,600 $2,500 22%
Atlanta - GA
2% $5,250 $13,700 $13,748 * *
Other South
3% $4,983 $10,000 $12,500 * *
Southwest
4% $9,731 $12,057 $13,750 * *
Texas
3% $10,000 $13,100 $13,750 * *
Other Southwest
1% $7,817 $10,000 $11,750 * *
West
25% $5,633 $8,160 $9,800 $2,404 17%
California - Bay Area
13% $5,633 $8,000 $9,940 $2,154 16%
California - Los Angeles Area
6% $5,633 $7,453 $10,000 * *
Pacific Northwest
5% $8,500 $9,208 $9,726 $2,925 26%
Other West
<1% * * * * *
Asia
4% $3,235 $10,000 $10,500 * *
China
1% $3,239 $7,000 $10,013 * *
Hong Kong, SAR
<1% * * * * *
India
1% $3,076 $8,337 $15,111 * *
Other Asia
1% $6,725 $10,000 $10,000 * *
Australia & Oceania
<1% * * * * *
Canada
<1% * * * * *
Europe
5% $4,029 $6,100 $9,360 $3,150 17%
United Kingdom
3% $5,313 $6,234 $9,344 * *
Other Europe
2% $2,817 $5,317 $8,835 * *
Latin America
2% $2,817 $5,000 $5,633 * *
Brazil
1% $2,817 $3,909 $5,475 * *
Other Latin America
1% $4,078 $5,633 $5,817 * *
Middle East & North Africa
<1% * * * * *
Sub-Saharan Africa
<1% * * * * *
United States
86% $5,633 $8,450 $12,500 $3,731 14%
International
14% $3,047 $5,633 $9,760 $5,000 12%
All Locations
100% $5,633 $8,000 $12,000 $4,000 13%