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I got an offer in industry making 20k more than what I’m making now. The position is a staff level (I will be making senior in July) so it’s a step down. There is room for promotion to senior, but...

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If you truly dislike what you do, then make a move. But please dont leave for what think is a raise or general uncertainty about career. Your role and responsibilities advance every year in PA. You may or may not love it a year from now. Your comp increases much more quickly in PA. Many (but not all) private I dusted jobs stagnate both in comp and in learning/advancement. My advice based on limited facts, dont switch. DM if you want more personal and objective feedback. You dont work with me. Happy to help. To me it important people make great decisions based on what is best for them.

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And yes if you hit partner track sure it goes up a lot, but that is no where near a guarantee even if you dedicate your life to the firm. And generally isn't worth it for most people.

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When you factor in new pay no way it is more than 10k raise, I would stick it out for another year

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Would ultimately have to prove myself first. There are no bonuses at the staff level so I might be stuck for while, but the hours are better. The company is great - fortune 100ish, but I’m nervous I’m leaving too soon. Should I give senior a try? I’m just not a fan of the long hours in busy season

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20k more than senior pay

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20k more than Associate pay is not much if you're about to make senior. I would stay about a year more to make it worth it. Get double jump in pay.

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He clarified 20k over senior pay. Which is very worth it and probably is almost or in the manager salary band.

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You’ll get that at pwc. Don’t take it

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He said it's 20% over senior 1 pay.

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Honestly if you do not like what you do, this current pwc position isn’t going to land you in a position you want in the future then yes take it.. but if your current position will land you to that job you want in the industry 3-5 years from now then don’t take it. I went from making 55k as a staff 2 to 70k as a senior 1im public accounting... money shouldn’t be the main driver of your decision

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How do you know what your senior pay will be? Comp talks haven’t happened yet. I would at least wait until that. It’s only a few days You seem to be questioning if this is the right move for you so I’d personally hold off. This seems more you think the lack of mobility there might not be a good fit not like you’re just nervous to leave.

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