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Salary at age 25?

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There is a lot of money to be had out there. I read you should not stay at a job for more than 4 years (less years in Cali due to their market) or you are missing out on potential salary increase. That being said, I've been with my firm for almost a decade, and have not received a raise in 5 years. While this may sound crazy (and I'm definitely behind industry avg) I am super happy with my company, role, and flexibility of schedule. I have interviewed MANY times over the years lured by a salary increase and decided the raise wasn't worth it. Yes, there are people who choose life over money. Large salaries come with sacrifice - and while there are exceptions, that is not the rule.

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Honestly you guys, this conversation is so privileged I’m a little grossed out. If you are in your early 20’s and have landed a job in this line of work, you should be incredibly proud of yourself. You have what you need, and your doing great. I’m all for educating ourselves to various options, but you are valid as you are. There is really no need to compare yourself to someone else, especially when that could all go away tomorrow for them. We are all incredibly lucky and I think we should remember that (and make sure we know our worth in the market, but still..)

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Enough to not worry about rent, bills, and food. Congrats to everyone making what they make, but comparing ourself to others can be destructive and makes us lose sight of being thankful for what we have.

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That’s the EY culture baby

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1 trillion Venezuelan Bolivar

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Not another one of these! Please stop! Why does it matter what you made at 25? How do you even know the people on here are being truthful? Also, age means nothing without knowing YOE or location. Run your own race!

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It also relies heavily on industry. I'm 43 and don't make anywhere near as much as most of those posting in environmental field.

50k at 25, and now at age 29, 120k

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Bootstrapped startup in CA—> big4 East coast

Age 25? 10/hr

Yay grad school

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Similar boat $15/hr :)

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Sister is 25 - $375k total comp

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M7 - people have gotten into Apollo from IB right? There you go bozo, doesn’t matter what light it is, keep your mouth shut if you’re not in Apollo neither

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70K at 25 and Currently at 29, 125K

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90K TC on my 25th bday (a few months ago), leaving for 155K in 3 months

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Oh interesting! I didn’t know folks hired into LDPs out of PT MBA programs. Which program?

$6k - living abroad with a fun job, life was cheap.

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👆🏼this is the best answer on this thread!! 👍🏼

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205k, turned 26 a few months ago

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How low was the base?

What do yall people do who make 100k+ before 30?!

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Literally everyone at the firm makes $100k+ one year out of undergrad (avg age 23)...post mba hires make significantly more at entry.
Even my friends at the big 4 make six figures 2-3 years out of college which puts them well below the age of 30. Assume there’s variance there by location and practice area but MBB salaries are standardized across the US

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$300k but only because I hadn’t got my side gig going fully. I now drive Uber as well, to top up.

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making $300k and is an uber driver

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Really? How many yrs have you guys been working since college? This is my fourth year since graduation I’m 27 at big 4 and I’m only making $84k, with the 3-5% percent norm in raises, I won’t even get to six figures anytime soon.

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Lol not sure the best assumption

Went from $68k on my 25th bday to $85k 6 months later

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Having a strong resume on Indeed? They called me.

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$56k. Now 5 years later I’m $125k :)

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21.5k at 25 145k at 30

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🥳😀 Thx!

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At 25 I probably made $40K. Got a check for $10M at the Accenture IPO tho so it all works out.

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Jfc why are you still working

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One meeeeelion dollars

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Am 24 , I make 75k pre tax. WTF am I doing!!

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@EY10 and @AS1 - No it is us (KPMG). But have no complaints with WLB

I made 70-75K. This was back in 2016

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That’s my title from my summer internship ;) my FT title will be Consultant

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