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McKinsey Analyst salary

McKinsey & Company salary (2020)

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At McKinsey, the salary for entry-level consultants (Analysts) ranges from $90,000 to $110,000 per year, while the figure for MBA-level/experienced Associates can go up to $233,000. Engagement Managers typically earn around $250,000, while Partners and Directors can earn up to $1,300,000.

Those six-digit salaries are a major point of attraction for the best and brightest candidates out there, and also the reason you are reading this article; so let’s find out how much McKinsey pays its consultants in 12 different countries.

McKinsey Analyst salary

McKinsey Analysts in the US may earn up to $100,000 per year in salary, with $88,000 base and $15,000 performance bonus. In other developed countries, the salary fluctuates around $80,000, while in developing nations such as India, the number is roughly $25,000-$30,000 (profit sharing not included).

McKinsey Analyst salary (2020)

Base: $88,000 (Canada: CA$82,000, UK: £45,500, India: ₹1,635,000, China: ¥290,000)
Performance Bonus: up to $15,000 (UK: £5,000, India: ₹450,000)
Profit Sharing: up to $10,000 (China: ¥48,000)
Retirement: 7% annual contribution every year to 401K plan
Signing Bonus: $5,000 (UK: £3,000)
Relocation: $2,000-10,000
Total Annual Salary: up to $113,000

McKinsey Analyst salary (2016)

McKinsey Analyst Salary in 7 countries – 2016 – in US Dollar Equivalents

Base
Bonuses
Total
US
$88,000
$15,000
$103,000
UK
$66,533
$3,992
$70,524
Germany
$71,783
$13,160
$84,943
Canada
$61,579
$11,931
$73,509
Spain
$64,604
$11,964
$76,568
Australia
$70,162
$11,078
$81,240
India
$19,067
$5,950
$25,017

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

McKinsey Associate salary

McKinsey Associate salary (2020)

McKinsey Associates in the US may earn up to $200,000 per year in salary, with $168,000 base and $35,000 performance bonus. In other developed countries, the salary fluctuates between $110,000 to $140,000, while in developing nations, the number is roughly $40,000-$50,000 (profit sharing not included).

Base: $168,000 (UK: £84,000) (China: $116,000)
Performance Bonus: up to $35,000
Profit Sharing: up to $30,000
Retirement: 7.5% into 401k
Signing Bonus: $30,000
Relocation: $2,000-9,000
Total Annual Salary: up to $113,000

McKinsey Analyst salary (2016)

McKinsey Analyst Salary in 7 countries – 2016 – in US Dollar Equivalents

Base
Bonuses
Total
US
$168,000
$35,000
$203,000
UK
$107,783
$11,976
$119,759
Germany
$112,459
$23,928
$136,387
Canada
$115,460
$21,552
$137,012
Spain
$104,085
$17,946
$122,030
Australia
$114,844
$20,679
$135,523
India
$34,388
$11,291
$45,680

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

McKinsey Engagement Manager salary

McKinsey Engagement Managers in the US may earn up to $250,000 per year in salary, with $175,000 base and $77,000 performance bonus. In other developed countries, the salary fluctuates between $170,000 to $200,000, while in developing nations, the number is roughly $80,000 to $100,000 (profit sharing not included).

McKinsey Engagement Manager salary (2020)

Base: $175,000
Performance Bonus: Up to $77,000
Profit Sharing: $30,000
Total Annual Salary: up to $282,000

McKinsey Engagement Manager salary (2016)

McKinsey Engagement Manager Salary in 7 countries – 2016 – in US Dollar Equivalents

Base
Bonuses
Total
US
$175,000
$77,000
$252,000
UK
$149,033
$27,278
$176,311
Germany
$133,994
$83,746
$217,740
Canada
$136,242
$48,493
$184,736
Spain
$113,656
$23,928
$137,583
Australia
$135,892
$34,712
$170,604
India
$56,795
$29,750
$86,545

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

McKinsey Partner & Director salary

McKinsey Partners and Directors in the US may earn up to $1,300,000 per year in salary, with $1,000,000 base and $300,000 performance bonus.

McKinsey Partner & Director salary (2020)

Base: $572,000 – $1,000,000
Performance Bonus: Up to $252,000 – $300,000
Total Annual Salary: up to $1,300,000

McKinsey Associate Partner salary (2016)

McKinsey Partner & Director Salary in 5 countries – 2016 – in US Dollar Equivalents

Base
Bonuses
Total
US
$332,000
$250,000
$582,000
UK
$183,630
$113,771
$297,400
Germany
$215,348
$104,085
$319,432
Canada
$173,190
$130,854
$304,044
Spain
$179,456
$65,801
$245,257

(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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