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Hey fishies! First year Investment Banking Associate here. Trying to gauge whether or not my base salary offer of $120k is low - any and all input is appreciated! I have a friend who said they got massively underpaid in their first job because they just took what the firm offered and I don't want to follow in their footsteps.

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That does seem a little low, especially if you're in a major city.

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