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Bain Associate Consultant salary

Bain & Company salary (2020)

A comprehensive guide to Bain & Company Salary in 2020!

At Bain & Company, entry-level consultants may earn up to $120,000 per year, while senior ones have salaries up to $230,000 (bonuses and profit sharing included). The salary of managers (Project Leaders) can hit $240,000, while Principals and Partners can make up to $1,000,000.

This incredibly high salary is one of the main attractions of Bain, as with any other top consulting firm. In this article, let’s find out and compare Bain salaries across different positions in 12 countries.

Bain Associate Consultant salary

Bain Associate Consultants in the US can make up to $122,500 each year, with $90,000 from base salary, $22,500 from bonuses, and $10,000 from shared profits. In most other developed countries, the salary ranges from $60,000 to $80,000 (profit sharing not included).

Bain Associate Consultant salary (2020)

Base: $90,000 (UK: £65,000, Canada: CA$80,000, China: ¥310,000, India: ₹1,800,000)
Performance Bonus: up to $22,500 (UK: £6,000, Canada: CA$10,000, China: ¥50,000, India: ₹200,000)
Profit Sharing: up to $10,000 (Canada: CA$5,000)
Retirement: 4.5% of base + bonus into 401k, no contribution required
Signing Bonus: $5,000 (UK: £3,000)
Relocation: $5,000
Total Annual Salary: up to $122,500

Bain Associate Consultant salary (2016)

Bain Associate Consultant Salary in 8 countries – 2016 – in US Dollar Equivalents

Base
Bonuses
Total Salary
US
$85,000
$15,300
$100,300
UK
$60,545
$3,992
$64,537
Germany
$114,852
$22,731
$137,583
Canada
$61,579
$15,395
$76,973
India
$13,252
$2,299
$15,551
Spain
$59,819
$11,964
$71,783
Australia
$63,515
$7,385
$70,900
Thailand
$52,776
$9,895
$62,671

(Profit Sharing not counted in this table due to inconsistent data;
one-time/irregular payments such as signing bonus and relocation are not included)

Bain Consultant salary

Bain Consultants in the US can make up to $226,500 each year, with $165,000 from base salary, $41,500 from bonuses, and $20,000 from shared profits. In most other developed countries, the salary ranges from $120,000 to $150,000 (profit sharing not included).

Bain Consultant salary (2020)

Base: $165,000 (UK: £86,000, Canada: CA$160,000, India: ₹3,500,000, Germany: €103,000)
Performance Bonus: up to $41,250 (UK: up to £20,000, India: ₹770,000, Germany: €25,000)
Profit Sharing: up to $20,000 (UK: £6,000, Canada: CA$20,000)
Retirement: 401k contribution up to $8,000 (UK: £10,000)
Signing Bonus: $30,000 (UK: £15,000)
Relocation: $8,000 for under 400 miles; $16,000 for over 400 miles
Total Annual Salary: up to $226,500

Bain Consultant salary (2016)

Bain Consultant Salary in 8 countries – 2016 – in US Dollar Equivalents

Base
Bonuses
Total Salary
US
$165,000
$41,250
$206,250
UK
$113,105
$31,936
$145,041
Germany
$119,638
$33,499
$153,136
Canada
$123,157
$30,789
$153,946
India
$36,511
$11,291
$47,803
Spain
$101,692
$23,928
$125,619
Australia
$107,828
$27,695
$135,523
Thailand
$118,745
$23,089
$141,835

(Profit Sharing not counted in this table due to inconsistent data;
one-time/irregular payments such as signing bonus and relocation are not included)

Bain Case Team Leader salary

Bain Associate Consultants in the US can make up to $242,000 each year, with $175,000 from base salary, $37,000 from bonuses, and $30,000 from shared profits. In most other developed countries, the salary ranges from $150,000 to $220,000 (profit sharing not included).

Bain Case Team Leader salary (2020)

Base: $175,000
Performance Bonus: up to $37,000
Profit Sharing: $30,000
Total Annual Salary: up to $242,000

Bain Case Team Leader salary (2016)

Bain Case Team Leader Salary in 8 countries – 2016 – in US Dollar Equivalents

Base
Bonuses
Total Salary
US
$175,000
$37,000
$212,000
UK
$141,714
$62,541
$204,255
Germany
$131,601
$83,746
$215,348
Canada
$138,552
$38,487
$177,038
India
$35,903
$9,466
$45,368
Spain
$119,638
$35,891
$155,529
Australia
$127,768
$53,914
$181,682
Thailand
$197,909
$32,985
$230,894

(Profit Sharing not counted in this table due to inconsistent data;
one-time/irregular payments such as signing bonus and relocation are not included)

Bain Principal & Partner salary

Bain Principal & Partner salary (2020)

Bain Principals and Partners in the US can make up to $1,000,000 each year, with $400,000 from base salary, and $600,000 from bonuses.

Base: $400,000
Performance Bonus: $400,000-600,000
Total Annual Salary: up to $1,000,000

Bain Principal salary (2016)

Bain Principal Salary in 5 countries – 2016 – in US Dollar Equivalents

Base
Bonuses
Total Salary
US
$230,000
$110,000
$340,000
UK
$179,638
$133,065
$312,703
Germany
$203,384
$119,638
$323,021
Canada
$169,341
$115,460
$284,801
India

$83,840

(Profit Sharing not counted in this table due to inconsistent data;
one-time/irregular payments such as signing bonus and relocation are not included)

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