How many people stay at bigger firms or midsize like Baker Tilly passed the age of 30?

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I think the average age of PwC is like actually 26 maybeeee 28 depending on service line, but that would tell me not many.

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Past age 30? Maybe one in 12 people hired right out of college at midsize firms although idk about BT specifically

I am at a firm of about 300 employees....very very few stick around from college graduation to 30. 1 in 12-15 is probably a good bet. Either through performance lay offs or voluntary leaving, the turnover in public for staff and seniors is comicaly high. Nationwide I believe the annual turnover in public is close to 20% - by that math, nearly no one will stick it out to their 30s. Probably why the senior manager and up level compensation is relatively sizeable. I started at this firm almost 5 years ago, of the 12 staff/seniors that started the same year I did, there are 4 of us left. Give it another 3-5 years, I already see a few that won't make it, and others will pursue other opportunities.

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