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Best places for good WLB and decent salary. Coming out of MBB and I’m aiming for $100k-$120k but really a 9-5. Big banks seem like a good place in Toronto but it sounds like it varies greatly by team. Hoping to get a more specific answer

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What is your salary now? 100-120 seems low for MBB alumni

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Try for manager at big banks. You should be able to pull that comp with 9-5 (ish). Sometimes you’ll have to work until 6 but the hours will be good overall.

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Banks and insurance companies could be an option, depending on the teams, but overall they have a 9-5 Mon-Fri environment, with no or litte travel

Left MBB for a startup. From what I’ve seen unless you go to PE or big tech, it’s very hard to clear over $150k in Toronto (assuming you leave MBB below the Manager level). But I’m happy to be proven wrong

I left consulting a couple years ago (tier 2, not MBB), went to a client at Director level for about 150k, now in fintech at around 175k base - so can definitely clear 150 in tech!

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Manager+ level at most large companies should get it done. No need to go crazy with PE or something to but 120k TC!

Big bank 9-5 at SM level is already at least 125k base (+~20% bonus). That’s definitely a good place for super good hours, WLB, slower pace etc

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