Do Accenture L4 MDs get stock grants every year equivalent to the initial one (i.e., $175K with a five year cliff) or is that a one time deal?

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There is a LOT more stock thru other programs, just not the same initial 175k. I’m just a few years as an MD but it is already a huge piece of my net worth and growing very quickly.

Most L4s get 24% of their base in stock each year and another 15% of their total cash comp in stock each year for 40-50% of your base in stock. For high performers you can get double the 24 (so 48%) and then it really starts adding up.


Vests in thirds over 3 years (so you get a third each year)

Stock percentages don’t vary by dte, but base does which is what everything multiplied off of. The 15% I reference above is VEIP.

I’m honestly not even sure how to make MD in my practice. Our pyramid is so upside down with a lot of SMs that have been around awhile. Already selling work (originating, not just managing RFPs) and none of it seems to excite leadership. Still have a few progression points to go but at this rate feels like it will take 7-10 years and not sure I have it in me to go more than 5

In that case, change your practice or change firms

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