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Can someone explain the difference between M1, M2, M3, etc. in big four firms? Is it years of experience in the position? Are they official titles?

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How many years you’ve been an M, simple as that

Does it mean if lateral hire at M1 needs to be there at least 3 years to get promoted to SM ( considering level changes ever year)?

It typically correlates to years in a manager role; however, it also has to do with how much pay you receive and how close you typically are to promotion. None of these things are always true (there are exceptions to every rule), but they are generally true.

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