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Is Director at PwC equivalent to SM at the other Big 4? If so, why are SM at PwC seemingly paid more than SM at the other Big 4?

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With this newest set of pay raises, PwC makes significantly more than the rest of the Big4. I’m not sure who made this decision, but the company they hired to benchmark really messed it up… in a good way

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What are the new base salaries?

A>SA>M>SM>D>P SM is fairly new to consulting in US. For some teams (at least at S&), SM is meant to be only one year (2 years at M, 1 at SM then D). Don't know how that relates to the other firms.

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There are two levels of SM. I have not seen any SM make director in one year yet. I’m sure it’s practice dependent, and some can make it early, but the firm has made it a two year role

In my vertical, 80% made it in 1 year

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