Consulting Exit Opportunities

What salary can you expect after exiting from an MBB after 2 years no MBA? Looking at strategy/operation roles in NYC and SF at FAANG and other tech companies (e.g. Airbnb, Uber, Lyft)

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$140-180k total comp

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2 years consulting post undergrad pre-MBA: up to 180k 2 years consulting post MBA: up to 325k

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$325... PE?

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Talking to recruiters now. 140 -160 seems to be base offered with stocks that take it to 250. Base above that seems unheard of.

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2 yrs post MBA, even from BCG I doubt 300k all in is the norm, maybe for tier 1 cities. For 2 post undergrad from MBB, all in 150k is reasonable expectation.

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120-150 is what I’m seeing

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What jobs/industries are 325k if you leave MBB at EM level?

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Currently interviewing at two of the firms you mentioned as a Data Science Manager and general ballpark for base is 180-220k excluding stocks, all in would be 250k+ probably. 4 years exp but have a MS CS from a top 10 school. Experienced data scientists and software engineers all seem to rake in between 150-250k all in. FANG(Apple isn't one of them for top talent) and Tesla poach heavily from each other,and salaries can be super super high even at intermediate levels if an SE for example is coming from Google Maps to work at Uber Maps team.

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B2, i have heard wayfair doesn't have attractive base pay and some groups are iffy. 5yrs pre and PL level you can find 175base if you're patient.

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If you can stick it out, I would suggest waiting until PL to exit, that way you are no longer an IC, and have a better precedent salary to negotiate with. Also agree on wayfair...the secret is they sell large furniture online for low margins, and go figure don’t pay a lit

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OW1 - I think 300 all-in is pretty reasonable to leave as an EM, good rule of thumb would be 20% bump to current total

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^That being said there may be a bit of lag as companies adjust to new MBB pay levels, so par with max PL/EM/M pay may be the more reasonable target for the next 12ish months

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B2 are you a Newly promoted C? If so then agree, if you are a PL, plenty of people (if not almost all) increase their base pay when exiting

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I’m a mba C2 with 5 years experience before that. Maybe I should stop considering formal channels and look at networking. Don’t want to tap into networks before I actually go on transition. Most people I know went to wayfair and they all took a base pay decrease, right?

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@BCG2 1. RE: Base salary, it’ll largely depend on the industry. Some tend to rely more on equity compensation to close the gap (e.g. tech firms, and historically wayfair) 2. What kind of roles are you seeking out right now?

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Pay cuts aside, what, if anything, have firms said about our missing pay? Deferred? Grant to the firm? Recouped in bonus or salary? And how do you ask about this without seeming ungrateful that you even have a job?

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Start my post MBA job this July and have a q: How do I allocate money between $150k student loan and investments - thinking this is a good time to invest and returns may beat the 8% interest on loan

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Resigning at a Big 4 to go to a MBB. Same practice. Any tips on resigning? This was my first job out of undergrad so not sure what to expect! Thanks in advance for your advice/ pointers 🐠!

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Do you have access to MBA recruiting if you do a part-time MBA program?

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As a technologist, do you ever feel to be stuck in the consulting world and going away from what you learned in the computer science major. I feel like I should have done MBA instead 🙄

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Taking MBA program in fall, anyone else?

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What's the reasonable salary for a Senior Associate 5 YOE (non tech) with Full Scope clearance supporting Intel client. I feel underpaid at 85k. I want to look elsewhere.

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What is the salary for consultant/sr consultant , strategy and analytics at Deloitte???

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MBB folks. For experienced hires with 10+ years of experience - Does GPA still matter or need to be listed on the resume? For reference, I had a 3.51 at a non target.

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Hey guys, I've got a question. Is an MBA important in the consulting field. What balie does it add and what is the return on the investment.

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Up for Manager promo in ~18 months and need to pass a certification (most likely CISA). However recently I’ve realized what I’m doing now is not for me long term and want to get my MBA to pivot. Worth it to go straight for GMAT studying instead of certification given the short timeline?

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Wanted to share with everyone who's trying to get into MBB. Y'all can share your experiences here and hopefully there are even a few MBB people who join to answer questions

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If you join a firm & negotiate salary for tier 1 city (SF, NY), however then switch offices at that new firm to a tier 2 or 3 (ex: LA, SD), would a firm ever adjust your salary downward.....(cont)

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Sr consultant with 7yoe (3 industry, 4 consulting) at 150k base non MBA. Am I underpaid?

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What are your firm's tuition assistance plans like? Going for an MBA and curious how my firm stacks up.

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Would you take an offer with 35% less salary with two years less tenure (consulting) or stay unemployed while searching because you were laid off recently? Location is western Europe, asking for a friend.

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Do you get a bonus? How much? Do you count it in your salary when posting here? 180 base, 50 bonus, plus 50-75k profit sharing and 50k equity a year. Still feel underpaid on initial base salary :/

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I passed my final CPA exam!!

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Pay cuts aside, what, if anything, have firms said about our missing pay? Deferred? Grant to the firm? Recouped in bonus or salary? And how do you ask about this without seeming ungrateful that you even have a job?

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Sometimes I feel like I wanna be a house wife. Just get married and be with someone. Have a family. And that’s it. And then there is the other me. Wants to chase all things. Do you guys ever feel tht?

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Help! Have an interview in my client city in the late afternoon today. What excuse can I use to leave early and take my stuff from the team room? Need to leave by 4

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If I know I have intl travel planned between submitting my Global Entry (TTP) app and going in for an interview, should I include those planned countries on the application, or no?

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How long does Google take to get back after a video interview? It’s been a week and haven’t heard back. I was told they would get back earlier this week.

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Start my post MBA job this July and have a q: How do I allocate money between $150k student loan and investments - thinking this is a good time to invest and returns may beat the 8% interest on loan

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Next flight at 6:15 from DFW? Any fun stuff to do all just sit at Bar and get drunk, please join me in my boredom if anyone interested. Thanks!

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Any 🐠 at CLT??

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McKinsey 🐠, have a 1st round next week. Can you help rank the importance of the following during a case interview: A. PEI / Fit B. structuring the case C. math D. formulating recommendation E. other

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