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Hey 🐠, I’m trying to understand if I need to be looking for lateral exit opportunities from a compensation perspective. I’m a Manager in the M&A IT practice, 12 YOE (7 in Tech and 5 in Consulting). I am happy with the work I do and the people I work with are tolerable. New base salary is $178K starting this month. Asking because I’ve heard that people should keep jumping from one company to another in Consulting to have a competitive comp. Basically guys, is my compensation competitive?

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What’s the m&a it practice like? I’ve applied to it at pwc but I don’t come from an m&a background…

Sure. Feel free to DM me.

OP, is this M&A IT Due Diligence? I recently applied the position so just curious.

Just general M&A IT. I think the due diligence group is more focused.

I think your pay is at the market. Might get 10-20% bump at another Big 4 firm for the same title. If you are happy with the work and people, it may not worth it because you need to rebuild your network. Do not think they will bring you in as a Sr Manger until you can bring in some business.

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