2019 bonus expectations? Year / $

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A lot of convo on here stems around jumping around for salary. What is something that would inspire you to stay at your firm outside of comp?

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Any recommendations for getting top bucket bonus?

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What is your ideal salary and why? Curious to know if there is a magic number out there. Currently, I would like to make 150k+ by the time I’m in my 30s

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Thoughts? Going to megafund PE. Decision: Quit in March next year and take three months vacation but receive no bonus, or wait until June, take less than a month vacation and get the bonus...

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How are people preparing for bonus season? Do you make a budget? Plan purchases?

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I’m getting fat af. Have gone from 140 pds when starting full-time 3 years ago to 200 today. Bonus better be worth it.

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My management team looked me straight in the eyes and offered me a 5k bonus like it was a great bonus. So laughable

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Happiness and potential for growth vs. great compensation -- which one do you prefer?

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What % of your salary (after tax) goes to rent?

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Money isn’t all. But when comp delta between two offers is >90k...

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If your bank compensated in you in something other than a cash or equity bonus that is roughly equivlant to the value you're expecting this year, what would you want it to be and why?

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How much tax is withheld on your bonus? Mine is about 45%, such BS. 28y/o male, single, us citizen, no mortgage to report, standard deduction.

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What are comp ranges at your bank? We haven’t gotten #s yet, but here’s what I have gathered from last 2 yrs AS1: 250-300 AS2: 325-375 AS3: 400-450 VP1: 475-525 VP2: 550-625 VP3: 625-700

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When negotiating compensation at a new company, new role, should I tell them (or omit) what I make now?

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How many analysts have saved $0 after expenses by 1.5 years in & banking on their bonus? (second year BB front office IBD analyst)

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For those that have come from a lower to middle-class background: how has this job (and the salary that comes along with it) affected your life?

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As we go through comp season - just remember that as “bad” as our numbers are, we’re still doing better than most people out there, we’re still keeping food on the table and roofs over our heads.

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Any independently wealthy jr. bankers on here? What keeps you going at 3AM when bonus is a pretty small piece of the puzzle? I take pride in my work but sometimes doubt updating decks builds character

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What’s the best way to negotiate salary?

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When negotiating salary, is it a good idea to bring up other companies you are interviewing with or have offers from?

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Has anyone ever left a toxic job before bonus and regretted doing so later in life?

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A lot of convo on here stems around jumping around for salary. What is something that would inspire you to stay at your firm outside of comp?

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What have you splurged on after a promotion or bonus?

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When interviewing for an early start up (Treasury/some potential IR) how much is appropriate to ask about the investors/sponsors, capital structure, capital position, etc? Proposed comp ~150 w equity

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Your birthday is in a few days, you just got your bonus, are happy with your savings/retirement contribs, and have disposable income. What do you buy yourself for a birthday gift?

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I was promoted in June but I just got another job offer. Would I be burning bridges if I took it? It’s 30% increase in salary to implement the role I’m currently doing. Only con is it’s across country

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Has anyone experienced or negotiated with a shop buying out their bonus as a condition of employment?

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