What Consulting Firms Pay Biz Undergrads Will Surprise You

KPMG

• Base: $68,000 (Canada: C$58,000)

• Performance Bonus: up to $8,160

• Total Cash (sum of above): up to $76,160

• Signing Bonus: Rare

• Relocation: up to $2,000

L.E.K. 

• Base: $74,000

• Performance Bonus: up to $14,800 (20% of base)

• Total Cash (sum of above): up to $88,800

• Signing Bonus: $7,500

• Relocation: up to $2,500

McKinsey & Company 

• Base: $83,000 (Canada: C$80,000) (Germany: €67,000)

• Performance Bonus: up to $18,000 (Canada: up to C$24,500)

• Total Cash (sum of above): up to $101,000

• Retirement: 7% of annual compensation (Canada: C$10,000 to RRSP)

• Signing Bonus: $5,000 (Canada: C$5,250)

• Relocation: $2-10,000 (Germany: €3-€5,000)

Mercer 

• Base: $65,000

• Performance Bonus: No bonus, instead 1.5x pay for hours over 40/week

• Total Cash (sum of above): $65,000 + overtime

• Signing Bonus: $3,000

• Relocation: up to $2,000

Oliver Wyman 

• Base: $77,500 (Canada: $75,000)

• Performance Bonus: up to $15,500 (20% of base salary)

• Total cash (sum of above): up to $93,000

• Signing Bonus: $10,000 (Canada: $10,000)

• Relocation: up to $2,000

Parthenon-EY 

• Base: $90,000

• Performance Bonus: up to $10,000

• Total Cash (sum of above): up to $100,000

• Signing Bonus: $10,000

• Relocation: up to $2,000

PwC 

• Base: $72,000 (Canada: C$61,000)

• Performance Bonus: up to $10,800 (15% of base) (Canada: up to $9,150—15% of base)

• Total Cash (sum of above): up to $82,800

• Signing Bonus: $5-10,000

• Relocation: up to $2,000

Strategy& 

• Base: $85,000

• Performance Bonus: up to $8,500 (10% of base)

• Total Cash (sum of above): $93,500

• Retirement: 10% of base + up to 5.7% of bonus into 401k, no contribution required

• Signing Bonus: $10,000

• Relocation: up to $8,000

ZS Associates 

• Base: $73,000 (Canada: C$75,000)

• Performance Bonus: up to $7,300 (10% of base) (Canada: up to $7500—15% of base)

• Total Cash (sum of above): up to $80,300

• Retirement: 3% match for 401k

• Signing Bonus: $5,500 (Canada: C$5,000)

• Relocation: up to $4,000 (Canada: up to C$2,500)

INTERNSHIP SALARIES

• Accenture Strategy: $31.50/hr, plus signing bonus and overtime

• A.T. Kearney: $12,000

• Bain: $14,750 (10 weeks)

• BCG: $14,500 (10 weeks)

• Deloitte: $32/hour ($48/hour for overtime, ~ 50 hours a week)

• IMS: $11,500 + bonus

• L.E.K.: $12,000

• McKinsey: $14,500 (10 weeks)

• Oliver Wyman: $11,750 + $2500 signing bonus (9 weeks)

• PwC: $39/hour (8 weeks plus 1 week trip to Disney World if received return offer)

• ZS Associates: $12,000

DON’T MISS WHERE BIZ UNDERGRADS GO TO WORK and JOB PLACEMENT AT THE BEST UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS PROGRAMS 

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