Top 10% in billable hours, got a below-market bonus. So annoyed

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How do you know your bonus is below market? Ours were up 10% from last year. At the top of my class and got 20K

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I’ve gotten relative data from friends at other firms. It sucks especially considering the hours we work. But there are other reasons I picked my firm over others 🤷🏻‍♀️

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