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I’m really enjoying my work at Deloitte, but I feel I could leave for a 35-40% raise (80K->110K, market rate based on my skills) but that role may have a shallower career trajectory. At age 24, is it better to have a higher salary or better career trajectory?

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Going through this exact dilemma. Part of me wants to chase the money, part of me wants to ensure I enjoy my job. I know they’re not mutually exclusive by any means, but with the current options it seems like it right now

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Why do you feel like it might be a shallower career trajectory?

I understand jobs in industry move slower in general.

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Age 24- 110k in public accounting? There is definitely inflation

@D1, I also have 2 YOE and was offered 120k+ to 2 big 4s (including D) within their analytics practice. it's def possible

You could also hop to a boutique or different large professional services firm for 110-120k. Keep the fast lifestyle while hiking your salary?

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