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Recieved an offer from big 4 today, audit manager in normal COL. Was shocked to find the salary is the exact same as what I'm currently at and I never disclosed what I make. Does big 4

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Idk why it typed music. Should be compensation

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Idk why people think we're rolling in money. The "prestige" of big 4 on our resume is music

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Timing is everything

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It is a myth that Big4 competition is always higher. Most firms roughly the same. At time national, regional and large local is higher. Sometime Big4 is higher.

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Surprise! You can be assured that your pay bump for moving to big 4 will not be in dollars but in "good opportunities" and long hours. It's going to look great on that resume though.

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reaally not pay more than RSM or BDO?

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I am a Sr Associate at a firm with approximately 300 people, and make what PwC’s M2s make in my market

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Big 4 “pays you in experience"

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I know the people who started at Plante six years ago in my area started at more than PwC started people this year.

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Always heard smaller firms pay more. They need to in order to compete in recruiting vs big4

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RSM1, I disagree on the pay part. I left mid tier firms to join big 4 twice, both times I got significant raises to move laterally.. I kid you not I am nothing that special, so yes I stand by saying timing is everything KPMG 24% raise Deloitte 40% raise

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In NYC they definitely make more at a senior level.

Yeah RSM and some regional firms in Chicago start at the exact same as KPMG and PwC audit

I thought midsize was normally higher? So the exact match would be PwC’s external hire bump and not whatever everyone else at your level is making.

Negotiate for more. They expect you to.

And you’ll be able to rid ourself of the crappy messy clients that somehow find their way to national middle market firms. That’s gotta be worth 10% right there

I got a higher offer from BDO than I did from two Big 4 companies so it’s obviously possible.

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