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Hi all Question for those at BCG and McKinsey. How is Associate Partner at McKinsey different from Principal at BCG ? -Responsibilities -Comp -etc

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I guess no real difference in responsibilities. I think comp is comparable, we have profit share as associate partners and lower base but bcg has higher base and no profit sharing ( please bcg correct me when wrong). So really depends case by case where comp is higher. The next level is directly partner for us, which corresponds to partner and managing director for bcg. So there is kind of an additional level at bcg after principal.

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How big would the teams be that you would manage? Is it multiple teams?

Usually you manage team managers in 2-3 teams, ~4 proposals and 8 client discussions at the same time. Of course when you join from outside no one is expecting you to do that in year 1, but usually at year 2-3. Also really depends which track do you choose, generalist ap, expert ap and senior expert roles are available. All very similar comp and more focus on topics // less on overall client relationship

Anyone done both roles ?

What is the base for AP at McKinsey and with profit sharing what is the range one can expect?

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