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Management age: New to MC, came from industry. Obviously it varies widely but just curious what is the minimum you've seen and/or average age of... Managers, directors, and partners?

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I've seen managers as low as 26 directors as low as 28


I know someone who made partner at 33. He has a Ferrari, NSX, g wagon, and a 911. So yes, OP, it's quite the life. You'd never know he's a millionaire by talking to him - such a good guy.


Age means nothing in consulting. If you come in straight from school you can make mgr by 26-27, senior manager by 29-30 and partner a few yeara after that


@S1 wow, well that's good to hear. In industry, it felt like there was almost age floors for positions. A partner at 33 would be quite the life...


^ FYI that's not common but it exists


At Deloitte, assuming you don't get any accelerated promotions, you'd get C at 23/24, SC 25/26 and manager at 27-29. And of corse there's accelerated promotions, and if you get the right master degree can get consultant level one year out of undergrad. That said most people go and get a MBA. Young partner would be 35, norm would be late 30's.


D1 that's not typical though. We also don't often bring people in at C after a 1 year maters program. But I'm also talking from a federal perspective where I can't bill out someone who is a 25 year old SC at an SC rate bc they don't meet the LCAT requirements. OP, I'm not seeing many make partner or director before late 30s anymore, and certainly not senior manager before 31/32.

Federal might as well be a different company altogether than commercial. You can't apply lessons in one to the other.

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