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Worth switching from SC at Deloitte Advisory into Analyst at MBB?

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I would still switch from Deloitte consulting SM to MBB analyst if those were my options. A MBB consultant/associate makes more than a Deloitte SM and you’ll make that level in 2-3 years at MBB anyways. Earnings trajectory and exit opps means that you will still earn more at MBB in the long run. Not to mention that Deloitte salaries by level are decreasing and MBB salaries are increasing. Deloitte is that bad.

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Unless you somehow have an amazing WLB and make 130k+, I would. Assuming you have 2-4 YOE, that’s not a big step back, and you’ll be above your peers at Deloitte in comp after 2/3 years at MBB, even after their 5th or 6th year in Deloitte...

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Absolutely! Especially if on the generalist track at MBB?

Yes! This is a no brainer!

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