Just thought I'd toss this here for anyone thinking of consulting as a career:

Latest information from Management Consulted - UPDATED 2015

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Accenture MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $35,000 (Canada: $15,000)

Base: $135,000 (Canada: $140,000)

Relocation: $8,000

Performance Bonus: up to $43,500 ($30K of which is MBA bonus and is only available in for your 1st year)

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Total Compensation: up to $221,500

Retirement: 6% Employee Match

Tuition Reimbursement: up to $80,000 ($50,000 after taxes)

Vacation: 5 Weeks

A.T. Kearney MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $20,000

Base: $140,000 (Germany: €80,000)

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

Performance Bonus: up to $33,500 (Germany: up to €16,000)

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Total Compensation: up to $198,500 (Germany: up to €101,000)

Retirement: 401k contribution up to $8,000

Bain & Company MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $25,000

Base: $135,000

Performance Bonus: up to $35,000

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Total Compensation: up to $195,000

Retirement: 401k contribution up to $8,000

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $25,000

Base: $147,000

Relocation: $2-5,000 depending on distance

Performance Bonus: up to $42,000

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Total Compensation: up to $219,000

Retirement: up to $9,000/5% of bonus + salary is put into retirement fund, no contributions required

Down the Road: Project leaders at BCG (~2-3 years out of B-school) were paid $165,000 base.

Deloitte MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $35,000 ($25,000 if returning after internship) (Canada MBA: $5,000)

Base: $140,000 (Canada MBA: $95-100,000)

Relocation: up to $2,000

Performance Bonus: up to $35,000 (25% of base)

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Total Compensation: up to $212,000

Retirement: .25 match of first 6% contributed for a total of 1.5%

Tuition Reimbursement: up to $50,000 + 2nd year tuition for returning interns

Ernst & Young MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $25,000

Base: $140,000

Relocation: $5,000

Performance Bonus: up to $30,000

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Total Compensation: up to $200,000

IMS Consulting Group MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $25,000

Base: $125,000

Performance Bonus: up to $15,000

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Total Compensation: up to $165,000

Infosys MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $20,000

Base: $117,000

Relocation: $3,000 non-discretionary relocation (reimbursement for movers/storage)

Performance Bonus: up to $25,000

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Total Compensation: up to $165,000

Retirement: DNK

Kalypso MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $15,000

Base: $115,000

Performance Bonus: up to $15,000

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Total Compensation: up to $145,000

KPMG MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $15,000

Base: $130,000

Relocation: $2,000

Performance Bonus: up to $22,750

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Total Compensation: up to $169,750

L.E.K. MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $25,000

Base: $140,000

Relocation: $5,000

Performance Bonus: up to $25,000

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Total Compensation: up to $195,000

Retirement & Profit Sharing: up to $30,000

McKinsey & Company MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $25,000

Base: $140,000

Relocation: $2-9,000 depending on distance

Performance Bonus: up to $35,000

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Total Compensation: up to $209,000

Retirement: up to $20,400/12% of bonus + salary is put into retirement fund, no contributions required

Overall BCG and McKinsey post-grad/MBA salaries are almost identical — although McKinsey has a lower base, they also have a higher retirement contribution.

Mercer MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $20,000

Base: $87,000

Performance Bonus: up to $17,000 (20% of base)

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Total Compensation: up to $124,000

Retirement: DNK

The Parthenon Group MBA Salary

Signing Bous: $35,000

Base: $170,000

Relocation: $2,000

Performance Bonus: up to $9,000

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Total Compensation: up to $216,000

PwC MBA Salary

Signing Bonus: $25,000 (+$10,000 if you interned)

Base: $140,000

Relocation: $2,000

Performance Bonus: up to $27,000

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Total Compensation: up to $194,000

Retirement: DNK

Strategy& MBA Salary

Signing Bous: $25,000

Base: $135,000

Relocation: $3,000

Performance Bonus: up to $33,750

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Total Compensation: up to $196,500

Retirement: 10% of salary

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MBA Internships

AT Kearney MBA: $11,000/month

Bain MBA: $26,000 (10 weeks)

BCG MBA: $27,000

Deloitte MBA: $28,450 + 2nd year MBA tuition reimbursement (up to $50,000)

IMS MBA: $11,000/month + $5,000 signing bonus

L.E.K. MBA: $2600/week + up to $4,000 performance bonus

McKinsey MBA: $28-29,500 (10 weeks)

Parthenon Group MBA: $27,000 + $5,000 signing bonus (for 10 weeks)

PwC MBA: $60/hour

Strategy& (formally Booz & Co.) MBA: $11,250/month

ZS MBA: $11,000/month + $5,000 signing bonus

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Also, here's a link to a survey that looked at the industry more generally, and what people make after they leave consulting:

https://charlesaris.com/wp-content/uplo ... y-2014.pdf