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Can someone at PwC and Strategy& explain the Associate to Senior Associate promotion? It seems like some people get it and some people don’t after 2 years unlike other firms where the promo is daily automatic.

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It’s three years at PwC

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S& requires 2 full years before eligible for promo, which you will not hit before your 2nd CRT. This means your first promo opportunity is midyear before your 3rd CRT

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As others have said - the “standard” path is 3 years but many can do it in 2. It is very much not automatic though, it’s a promotion that must be earned via demonstrated readiness and performance just like any other promotion level and there’s probably more competition for SA promotion than nearly any other level.

It’s definitely not an automatic promo at S&. You need to earn it. It comes with a significant pay bump.

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