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Is Luxembourg the best country for finance professionals?

Is Luxembourg the best country for finance professionals?

With its business-friendly legislation, its alleged big paychecks and its culture of confidentiality, Luxembourg is viewed as a financier's safe-haven by the rest of Europe.
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Where are professionals most likely to be promoted?

Where are professionals most likely to be promoted?

In our latest study, we asked 1,950 professionals if they had been promoted in the last five years.
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Which are the jobs with the best work-life balance?

Which are the jobs with the best work-life balance?

n our latest study we asked 1,360 professionals how they feel about their work-life balance: engineering and IT workers are much happier with their work-life balance compared to other respondents.
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How does Wall Street vote?

How does Wall Street vote?

In our latest study we asked US professionals how they are planning to vote in the upcoming presidential elections.
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Is technology putting your job at risk?

Is technology putting your job at risk?

In our latest study, we asked 900 professionals across several industries and countries if they believed their job was being threatened by technological improvements.
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Do you love your job?

Do you love your job?

We asked our users whether they love their job or not. Here are the results!
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Accountants and Auditors: Which are the best paying jobs?

Accountants and Auditors: Which are the best paying jobs?

Trying to decide on a career path can be a daunting experience, especially when jobs appear fairly similar from the outside and the financial consequences of picking an employer are unclear.
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Which MBAs provide the best return on investment?

Which MBAs provide the best return on investment?

Given the time and financial investment required for a MBA degree, prospective students should look into return on investment for each of the options being considered.
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Which are the best paying jobs across the world's top cities?

Which are the best paying jobs across the world's top cities?

Many professionals at some point in their career will come across an opportunity to live and work abroad. An exciting adventure, it is also in many cases a financially attractive proposition
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Which Middle & Back office jobs pay the most?

Which Middle & Back office jobs pay the most?

No longer the poor cousin to front office, middle and back office departments are now taking pride of place in investment banks, with some even relabelling their teams
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My internship at Emolument in 7 points

My internship at Emolument in 7 points

Emolument has its own story, and I feel like I am now part of it. I witnessed and contributed to several stages of Emolument's development
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Top 30 European Universities & Business Schools

Top 30 European Universities & Business Schools

With UK universities increasing tuition fees, European universities outside the UK become an even more attractive option for students. But which produce the best paid graduates?
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West London's the place to be if you are a high flyer

West London's the place to be if you are a high flyer

Are you thinking of moving to London or simply wondering what kind of neighbourhood you are living in? Emolument will help you sharpen your understanding of London’s districts!
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Summer Olympics: Cash for Gold

Summer Olympics: Cash for Gold

With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games upon us, we wanted to know if there was a link between the number of medals won and the level of pay in those countries. Which country deserves the gold medal for athletes' and professionals' compensation?
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Oxbridge or Ivy League: Who is in the lead?

Oxbridge or Ivy League: Who is in the lead?

Considering the high costs involved in pursuing a degree at the world’s best universities, prospective students should be able to find out the return on investment that they can expect, as they prepare to sign up for hefty student loans.
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Internships: Find the sweetspot

Internships: Find the sweetspot

With internship season in full swing, many students will be aiming to save as much as possible to fund their degree, while others will see the experience as a long term professional investment.
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Life after finance: What you need to know first

Life after finance: What you need to know first

Are you working in financial services, but dreaming of pastures new? Perhaps you are ready for a total career change, but have no idea where to start?
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How does the Prime Minister's salary compare to other professions?

How does the Prime Minister's salary compare to other professions?

With Theresa May replacing David Cameron as the new Prime Minister of the UK, and the current political upheavals, what price is put on running the country and dealing with the intense pressures of the job?
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UEFA EURO 2016 FINALS: France vs Investment Bankers: 1-1

UEFA EURO 2016 FINALS: France vs Investment Bankers: 1-1

Despite the pressure involved in playing for one's national team, footballers are generously compensated. After the recent win ushering France through to the finals, how about sizing up the players versus corporate professionals? Game on!
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Wimbledon Championships: Could you earn more with your backhand?

Wimbledon Championships: Could you earn more with your backhand?

As Wimbledon Championships started on Monday, 27th, every one of us will probably go tennis mad until July, 10th.
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Brexit: What could it mean for bankers?

Brexit: What could it mean for bankers?

If Brexit were to come to pass, and London bankers were to consider opportunities on the continent, which would be the most attractive location for a professional relocation?
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Banking Versus Brokerage firms

Banking Versus Brokerage firms

The past few years have seen technology automating many functions and major investment banks under pressure to cut costs have been laying-off their traders resulting in many moving to brokerage firms.
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Fund managers: great salary expectations

Fund managers: great salary expectations

Taking some heat away from bankers, fund managers have recently received much heat themselves over their executive pay.
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6 Tricks to Staying Relevant and Valuable at Work

6 Tricks to Staying Relevant and Valuable at Work

When you find yourself reaching a plateau at work, it's time to aim higher. To keep your career on an upward trajectory, you need to do more than the bare minimum and take professional development into your own hands.
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Same job different salary: India versus the UK

Same job different salary: India versus the UK

With the launch of the 'Make in India' initiative by the Government of India and the country taking place in EY's attractiveness survey for investment in 2015 it is interesting to explore its remuneration landscape.
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12 Jobs with the highest increase in pay in 2016

12 Jobs with the highest increase in pay in 2016

Bankers? Techies? Consultants? Who has seen their salary increase the most in 2016?
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5 ways to stay fit and healthy in the office

5 ways to stay fit and healthy in the office

For many people, working in an office is how they make their living - but it can also be quite damaging towards an employee's fitness or health, if not taken seriously.
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Best paying jobs in finance

Best paying jobs in finance

It is no secret that the Finance industry is among the most lucrative and best paid. However, it is worth researching and selecting a career with caution as there is a huge pay range within the sector.
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Are PhDs and Doctorates worth it?

Are PhDs and Doctorates worth it?

With almost 50% of people dropping out of studying PhDs, it is worth pondering if spending 4 to 6 years on a PhD or Doctorate is worth the time and financial sacrifice.
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Financial checklist for changing jobs

Financial checklist for changing jobs

When you’re deciding whether to accept a new job, there are lots of things to think about, including the culture of the company and the opportunities for development.
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Which are the highest paying Tech firms?

Which are the highest paying Tech firms?

Technology companies are an aspirational career path for top Millennial talent who are less likely to be attracted by rigid and old fashioned management styles and industries.
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Which are the highest paying consulting jobs?

Which are the highest paying consulting jobs?

Companies, in the finance industry and beyond, must deal with constant new requirements and legislation when it comes to reporting or business practices.
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7 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Contractor

7 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Contractor

Once upon a time, scoring a salary-based full time job was forefront in most workers' minds. Nowadays, the hunt for independence is on the rise with more people turning to contract work, where they can be their own boss and call the shots.
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Boost your savings with crowdlending!

Boost your savings with crowdlending!

You’ve been saving money for a while now. You’ve already considered several options, all time-consuming, expensive and risky. Stock-options are lame, you don’t know anything about Art, real estate is not in your capacity...
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Which are the highest paying trading jobs?

Which are the highest paying trading jobs?

Traders are amongst the best paid finance professionals. Vilified in the press, their hubris is said to have caused much of the financial market turmoil in recent years.
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Which are the highest paying cities in banking?

Which are the highest paying cities in banking?

With the impeding EU Referendum this June and stringent bonus cap regulations in place, bankers across the world search for locations with the best financial upside.
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Investing in your future: 5 simple steps to breaking old habits

Investing in your future: 5 simple steps to breaking old habits

Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves ? so goes the expression. The past five years have been turbulent and many people have chosen to hunker down, keep their assets in lower-risk places and weather the storm.
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Which are the best paying law firms in the UK?

Which are the best paying law firms in the UK?

While reputation, client lists and perception of future colleagues may be key criteria when considering which law firm to pick in the early stages of a legal career
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How much is your unpaid overtime worth?

How much is your unpaid overtime worth?

Do you sometimes leave work a bit late after a long conference call? Or maybe arrive a bit earlier in the morning to check your emails?
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Best-paying MBAs to work in Technology, Finance or Professional Services

Best-paying MBAs to work in Technology, Finance or Professional Services

The considerable cost of MBAs has prospective students wondering how much they are likely to earn
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The British Gig Economy: do contractors earn more?

The British Gig Economy: do contractors earn more?

'Uberisation', 'on demand economy' and 'gig economy'...
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Bonus update 2016

Bonus update 2016

With banks announcing bonuses every week since December, we have been gathering more data on the trends seen so far this year, from bankers entering their new bonus details as soon as their 'number' is announced.
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Who are the best employers to work for?

Who are the best employers to work for?

Back in December, we presented our very first Emolument.com awards, giving recognition to some of the best employers of 2015!
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Are women in Finance earning less than men?

Are women in Finance earning less than men?

Banks try to tackle the issue but the question remains: is there still a pay gap today?
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Women in IT - Career evolution, best paying jobs

Women in IT - Career evolution, best paying jobs

IT has traditionally been viewed as a sector dominated by men...
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Which UK universities breed the most successful business leaders?

Which UK universities breed the most successful business leaders?

Which university is most likely to lead to top management positions such as CEO and yield the highest salary?
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Is the British economy relying on foreign graduates?

Is the British economy relying on foreign graduates?

Employers are searching further and further afield to find the right graduates. Should we be worried?
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What are the best paying marketing jobs?

What are the best paying marketing jobs?

Tempted by a career in marketing? Take a look at our marketing salary guide to get a better idea of the best short and long term strategy!
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A first look at bonus season 2016: Happiest banks in London

A first look at bonus season 2016: Happiest banks in London

Which bankers have the highest bonus satisfaction this year? Find out with our happiness index
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Where should you go if you want to be the best paid IT contractor?

Where should you go if you want to be the best paid IT contractor?

Is it best to use Java or C#? Can't decide between contracting and full-time?
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Law specialisms: where should lawyers focus their talents to secure top salaries?

Law specialisms: where should lawyers focus their talents to secure top salaries?

If you want an insight into Law Specialisms, and the industry as a whole, take a peek at our findings.
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The 5 toughest interview questions for a job in finance

The 5 toughest interview questions for a job in finance

Looking for a career in finance? Don't be caught short, make sure you know what to do with every curve-ball!
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Are you earning as much as you could be in consulting?

Are you earning as much as you could be in consulting?

Are you a junior or senior consultant? See if you're being paid what you should be...
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Highest paid jobs in HR

Highest paid jobs in HR

Find out the lay of the land in HR! From sector to experience, get an idea of what you should be earning...
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Best paying jobs in IT

Best paying jobs in IT

Do you know if Java salaries are higher than C# salaries? We have analysed data from 1,500 programmers to make sure you're informed!
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Best paying paralegal jobs? A Salary Guide

Best paying paralegal jobs? A Salary Guide

Which paralegals are paid the most? Our detailed breakdown of paralegal salaries by location, experience, degree and company size will tell you all you need to know!
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Moving Jobs: Four Life Hacks

Moving Jobs: Four Life Hacks

What steps can you take to make the most of moving jobs?
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Emolument Employer Award Winners!

Emolument Employer Award Winners!

Student's Favourite, Gender Equality, and more...
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Emolument's Bonus Predictions for UK Bankers in 2016

Emolument's Bonus Predictions for UK Bankers in 2016

The Emolument predictions for bankers' bonuses 2016 are out.
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University League Tables

University League Tables

Which university is best for the gender pay gap?
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Top 20 Universities for Finance Careers

Top 20 Universities for Finance Careers

What universities lead to careers in finance?
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The Very Highest Paying Jobs in Finance

The Very Highest Paying Jobs in Finance

Which bankers are at the VERY top?
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100,000 users!

100,000 users!

Emolument hits global growth milestone
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IT Industry: Gender Gap

IT Industry: Gender Gap

How much less do female developers earn?
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Salaries: do rugby players beat bankers?

Salaries: do rugby players beat bankers?

How much does your favourite player earn?
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More data! Better reports!

More data! Better reports!

Our new update makes everything easier...
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Strategy Consulting: Best paying firms

Strategy Consulting: Best paying firms

Which of the big 3 is most generous?
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US vs. UK: the IT pay gap

US vs. UK: the IT pay gap

Which programming language is most popular on each side of the Atlantic?
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For whom do students aspire to work?

For whom do students aspire to work?

We asked students which companies they wish to work for...
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Which lawyers earn the most?

Which lawyers earn the most?

With the hit TV show 'Suits', it may be that a larger than usual fresh raft of young graduates investigate the Law as a career...
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Boutique vs. Big Bank : What's the Gap?

Boutique vs. Big Bank : What's the Gap?

Big banks pay more than boutiques but...
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Who are the British CEOs?

Who are the British CEOs?

The Silicon Valley myth according to which CEOs are college drop-outs does not apply in the UK...
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Who are the best paid university graduates working in finance

Who are the best paid university graduates working in finance

Emolument looks at the best paid university graduate pay according to top European schools and universities
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Associates : which are the best paying banks in 2015 ?

Associates : which are the best paying banks in 2015 ?

What's the best paying Bank for associates?
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Which bank values its analysts the most?

Which bank values its analysts the most?

What's the best paying Bank for analysts?
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Is salary transparency the way to close the gender gap?

Is salary transparency the way to close the gender gap?

And should government plans for revealing salary data also look at smaller companies?
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Emolument.com raises a further USD 1.4mm from leading angels and City figures

Emolument.com raises a further USD 1.4mm from leading angels and City figures

Emolument.com completed a new round of funding in July 2015, raising a total of $1.4mm from 10 angel investors, including its historical backers.
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Will you earn more in July than the Maillot Jaune?

Will you earn more in July than the Maillot Jaune?

Rewards granted to Tour de France riders vs. average incomes
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Help for students going into clearing

Help for students going into clearing

Students can access information about where choices might lead, before going into clearing
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Which middle & back office jobs pay the most?

Which middle & back office jobs pay the most?

What are the best paying middle and back office jobs? Is the middle and back office star rising?
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What are the odds of making it to MD level?

What are the odds of making it to MD level?

How many analysts will become MDs? How long will it take?
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Celebrity careers. The jobs that won't make it onto their CVs

Celebrity careers. The jobs that won't make it onto their CVs

Feel stuck in a work rut? This light-hearted look at celebrities' jobs might make you feel better
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Analysts vs. CEOs What’s the pay gap?

Analysts vs. CEOs What’s the pay gap?

Which bank has the highest Analyst/CEO income gap?
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Should you quit banking to play tennis?

Should you quit banking to play tennis?

Who earn the most? Tennis players or finance professionals?
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What are the best paying degree subjects?

What are the best paying degree subjects?

Our new service allows students to access reports on where their degree might lead
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FIFA vs. traders: who scores highest?

FIFA vs. traders: who scores highest?

FIFA, a non for profit organisation?
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How much do male and female graduates earn?

How much do male and female graduates earn?

Our study reveals gap between male and female salary reaches 17% within 5 years of graduation
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Mid&Back office bonuses 2015

Mid&Back office bonuses 2015

What's the best paying Bank in Mid&Back office?
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If at first you don't succeed...

If at first you don't succeed...

Feel like your career isn't going well? Take comfort from these famous failures
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Graduate jobs: where is the sweetspot?

Graduate jobs: where is the sweetspot?

Some jobs are easier to come by, some pay more!
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Emolument in the News

Emolument in the News

Just some of the top publications that have featured our salary transparency data
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Which are the most cost effective MBAs?

Which are the most cost effective MBAs?

We have analysed the impact of top MBAs on bankers salaries...
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How to supplement your salary without changing jobs

How to supplement your salary without changing jobs

Ways to earn extra money could be right under your nose (or roof!)
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Are bankers happy with their bonuses ?

Are bankers happy with their bonuses ?

We've asked bankers how they felt about their last bonuses. Here are the results!
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Big Four : Audit vs. Consultancy

Big Four : Audit vs. Consultancy

Who pays the best ? Deloitte, E&Y, KPMG or PWC?
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Is joining a start-up a good career move?

Is joining a start-up a good career move?

Sometimes it pays to look beyond big business and get your hands dirty in an exciting start-up
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How much do lawyers really make?

How much do lawyers really make?

Here's how law professionals' salaries evolve along their career
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Top new business books

Top new business books

Our pick of 5 entertaining business books that could help you at work
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Which are the best paying Tech Companies in Europe? Google or LinkedIn?

Which are the best paying Tech Companies in Europe? Google or LinkedIn?

New research from Emolument reveals how much leading tech companies pay their employees
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Are politicians overpaid?

Are politicians overpaid?

Downing Street vs. Canary Wharf
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Employee benefits that could boost your salary

Employee benefits that could boost your salary

Salary isn't everything, so when you're looking for a job be sure to ask about other benefits
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Which degree will get you into investment banking?

Which degree will get you into investment banking?

The most obvious degree may not be the best one...
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Bonuses 2015 : European vs. American banks

Bonuses 2015 : European vs. American banks

European banks bonus are rising! Enough to dehtrone the US?
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There's an app for that!

There's an app for that!

Our list of 10 top apps that could make you more efficient at work
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Do you work for the fairest firm?

Do you work for the fairest firm?

Big bonuses don't always mean fair bonuses
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How do salaries increase with experience in your profession?

How do salaries increase with experience in your profession?

Salaries in marketing, HR, law, local government, charity all increase at different rates. Where do you stand?
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Consultancy and banking : same start, different finish

Consultancy and banking : same start, different finish

Bankers and Consultants start their career with similar salaries, but...
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Communication skills for career success

Communication skills for career success

Communicating well is one of the most vital skills for a successful career. Read our top tips on communication
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What are the best paying IT jobs?

What are the best paying IT jobs?

IT professionals are courted by every sector. But which one will pay the best?
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Finally, young bankers are feeling the love

Finally, young bankers are feeling the love

After 2 years of low bonuses for young bankers, Banks had to face massive departures...
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What bonus for which career?

What bonus for which career?

Some career paths will get you more important bonuses than others
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Top 11 business bloggers you can learn from in your spare time

Top 11 business bloggers you can learn from in your spare time

Blogs by people at the cutting-edge of business can give valuable (but free) insights for your own career
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Is it time to speak to a career coach?

Is it time to speak to a career coach?

For many people, a professional career coach could be exactly what they need to help them take the next step
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Which banks promote soonest?

Which banks promote soonest?

Some banks will promote their employees much more quickly than others
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Top Twitter accounts to follow: Inspirational business gurus

Top Twitter accounts to follow: Inspirational business gurus

Twitter can be a great source of inspiration and advice for work, direct from the world's leading experts
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Could meditation help your career?

Could meditation help your career?

It might sound counter-intuitive, but stopping work to meditate could make you more productive
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Best paying city for M&A bankers

Best paying city for M&A bankers

New York, London, Paris and Hong Kong battle it out for best paying city
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Is there still a gender gap in banking?

Is there still a gender gap in banking?

To what extent is the male-dominated world of finance offering equal pay for women?
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Why having friends at work is so important

Why having friends at work is so important

Fascinating statistics reveal just how important it is to have friends at work, for you and the company.
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Which university degrees pay the most?

Which university degrees pay the most?

The top 20 list of which universities produce highest-earning graduates, including average salaries
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Top awards YOU could win in 2015

Top awards YOU could win in 2015

Winning an award at work is a great way to be recognised by your peers and give your career a big boost
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Could flexible working be the key to a healthier work-life balance in 2015?

Could flexible working be the key to a healthier work-life balance in 2015?

With so much technology to support flexible working, you could achieve a healthier work/life balance
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5 Office Secret Santa ideas

5 Office Secret Santa ideas

5 suggestions for your office Secret Santa that even your awkward colleague will like
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25 Odd Jobs That Make Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

25 Odd Jobs That Make Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

When we think about making big money at our job, we often think about traditional jobs: doctor, lawyer, banker.
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Why Emolument is the Best Salary Calculator

Why Emolument is the Best Salary Calculator

Today users have a variety of online options regarding salary comparison sites.
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How to Win Your Salary Negotiation [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Win Your Salary Negotiation [INFOGRAPHIC]

During the job interview process, negotiating the salary may well be the trickiest part.
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What is the Average European Salary?

What is the Average European Salary?

The average salary of a country is an indication of how well the country’s economy is doing.
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What are the 5 Essential Salary Calculators?

What are the 5 Essential Salary Calculators?

As the cost of living seems to rapidly increase each year, managing your income and career is more important than ever.
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How Much money do Bankers Make? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Much money do Bankers Make? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Remuneration in the banking sector has always been a hot debate.
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UK vs. Europe: Where's The Best Place to Work?

UK vs. Europe: Where's The Best Place to Work?

When one is considering different career opportunities, you have to take into consideration a number of factors.
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How to Calculate Your Full Salary Package

How to Calculate Your Full Salary Package

When you are applying for a job, the subject of your salary will definitely come up.
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Why Should You Compare Your Salary to Your Peers?

Why Should You Compare Your Salary to Your Peers?

In the past, people considered comparing salaries between peers a big taboo.
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Are you a Meerkat, Bull or Dolphin?.. Depends on your university!

Are you a Meerkat, Bull or Dolphin?.. Depends on your university!

Having analysed over 700 individual alumni profiles, Emolument has derived...
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What are the Best Paid Careers on the Planet? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What are the Best Paid Careers on the Planet? [INFOGRAPHIC]

When choosing your career path, one of the main goals is to make good money.
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How much does a UK graduate earn?

How much does a UK graduate earn?

Once you graduate and never again have to stress over dissertations, you may feel the hard work is over. Think again!
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5 Ways of Using Body Language to Be the Best in Your Career

5 Ways of Using Body Language to Be the Best in Your Career

Positive body language is not only essential to a successful interview but a successful career.
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What is the History of Money? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What is the History of Money? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Money has been responsible for not only mankind's greatest achievements, but its biggest downfalls.
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How Best Paying Banks Use Social Media to Recruit

How Best Paying Banks Use Social Media to Recruit

Banks are becoming more open to embracing the benefits of social media. As job boards are an ancient relic, banks are becoming more aware of social media being a platform to not only connect with their customers but recruit.
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How to Find a Job Overseas

How to Find a Job Overseas

Whether you are interested in emerging market economics or teaching English to international business people, it is possible to find your ideal job overseas.
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Get Your Next Job in Finance with a Little Help From LinkedIn

Get Your Next Job in Finance with a Little Help From LinkedIn

Most business professionals have already established a presence on LinkedIn, but are they doing enough to gain the attention of savvy executive recruiters and banking hiring managers?
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How to Get a Job in Securities Sales and Trading

How to Get a Job in Securities Sales and Trading

Trading typically involves moving commodities, brokering bonds, or buying and selling stocks.  The work is most definitely challenging but the rewards are limitless.
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Is an MBA worth it?

Is an MBA worth it?

Many MBA students decide to pursue their degree without actually thinking about the return on their investment (ROI).
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How to Use LinkedIn to Get a Banking Job

How to Use LinkedIn to Get a Banking Job

According to Career Enlightenment, 80% of companies use LinkedIn to hire candidates. This proves that LinkedIn, when used correctly, is great opportunity for getting access to the investment banking job of your dreams.
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What is the History of Gender Income Equality? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What is the History of Gender Income Equality? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Levo has created a useful infographic that details the history of the gender income gap.
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5 Ways to Deal With a Difficult Boss

5 Ways to Deal With a Difficult Boss

One of the biggest reasons people complain about their job is a poor relationship with a manager. Being on good terms with a manager is vital to career happiness and success.
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How Fortune 500 Leaders Spend Every Minute of the Day

How Fortune 500 Leaders Spend Every Minute of the Day

Last month, John Rampton and his collaborator ran a survey with 163 top companies - the goal was to see whether they could determinate a typical day for their leaders.
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How to Negotiate Your Salary in 10 Simple Steps [VIDEO]

How to Negotiate Your Salary in 10 Simple Steps [VIDEO]

Regardless of your position in your company, you should look to renegotiate your salary every now and then. It can be somewhat intimidating but the worst you can do is not negotiating at all.
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Are wealth managers wealthy?

Are wealth managers wealthy?

The wealth management industry is more focussed on attracting and rewarding ...
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The Wolf of Wall Street in 2 Minutes [VIDEO]

The Wolf of Wall Street in 2 Minutes [VIDEO]

If you happen to work in Finance, there is no doubt you have watched Scorsese's film the Wolf of Wall Street
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Has the latest financial crisis revolutionised risk functions pay?

Has the latest financial crisis revolutionised risk functions pay?

The spotlight has been on Risk functions over the last few years with tighter controls to be implemented...
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8 Ways to Break into Mergers and Acquisitions

8 Ways to Break into Mergers and Acquisitions

During an economic boom or economic bust, the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) industry is surprisingly robust. The buying and selling of companies is dynamic and requires highly skilled professionals to make deals happen.
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Are Banking Bonuses Back for Britons?

Are Banking Bonuses Back for Britons?

Bonuses are a much-discussed topic in the world of Finance and Banking. Year in year out, bankers see their extra money fluctuating, as are bonuses for the rest of the economy. 
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What is the Average Salary of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)?

What is the Average Salary of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)?

For accountants and especially Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), there is an endless supply of employment opportunity in both the public and private sector. As in most industries, the level of experience one has can dramatically affect compensation such as salary and benefits.
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Top 10 LinkedIn Groups for Finance Professionals

Top 10 LinkedIn Groups for Finance Professionals

There are a lot of Finance-related groups on LinkedIn so we narrowed the list down to the 10 most relevant. Join them now and start to interact with other members!
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Do Hedge Funds still pay?

Do Hedge Funds still pay?

Over the last few years since 2008, hedge fund managers have been more willing...
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7 Tips to a Successful Salary Negotiation

7 Tips to a Successful Salary Negotiation

The first tips is to be prepared; before starting a salary negotiation during the job interview you want to write down exactly what your current package is and what you are looking for. Also, make sure you know the benchmark salary for the job you are in
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What You Should Ask the Person Interviewing You

What You Should Ask the Person Interviewing You

When you apply for a new job, you may be stressed out about what questions the interviewers would ask you, and how you could answer them correctly. While it is important to answer these questions properly
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Is Private Equity a real alternative for young bankers?

Is Private Equity a real alternative for young bankers?

Following a marked dip in 2013, analysts pay is stabilising...
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Which job will pay you 77% higher bonuses?

Which job will pay you 77% higher bonuses?

At junior level, banks already stand out as better payers
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Adjusting for quality of life, where is the best paying city for bankers?

Adjusting for quality of life, where is the best paying city for bankers?

Before tax and living expenses, London is neck and neck with New York and Hong Kong as the highest paying...
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4 Winning Tips for Interview Success [INFOGRAPHIC]

4 Winning Tips for Interview Success [INFOGRAPHIC]

Interviews. Love them or hate them, it's what you have to sit through to get that dream job of yours. The web is full of interview advice which you can easily get lost in, to remedy the information overflow we'd like to present no more than four winning tips for your next job interview courtesy of our friends down at GovLoop
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Risk taking is rewarded.. for some!

Risk taking is rewarded.. for some!

The difference between brokerage firms and investment banks is not...
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Frankfurt Pays Bankers Better than London!

Frankfurt Pays Bankers Better than London!

Frankfurt is the most generous with its senior bankers - just. An MD can earn a total compensation of £850,000 which is higher than London’s median (£839,000)
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Making the jump from banking to private Equity firms

Making the jump from banking to private Equity firms

Having lost some of its glamour and financial rewards recently...
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Trading Floor Compensation: The Real Story

Trading Floor Compensation: The Real Story

Working as a trader in an investment bank isn't what it used to be
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How to Get the Salary You Want [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Get the Salary You Want [INFOGRAPHIC]

The trouble with negotiating salary is that the employers do it all the time and are therefore very skilled at it. Us normal folks typically only negotiate when we change jobs which means we need a bit of guidance.
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City of London remuneration lags behind Canary Wharf

City of London remuneration lags behind Canary Wharf

A tall office seems to be correlated with a large wallet.
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American and European banks do not pay the same in London!

American and European banks do not pay the same in London!

It has been one of the biggest causes of anguish in the City ?
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How Much Does a Top Investment Bank Pay?

How Much Does a Top Investment Bank Pay?

London's investment bankers at firms including Bank of America Corp., Deutsche Bank AG and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. get bonuses 37 percent higher than counterparts at smaller firms.
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Will Tweeting with a Company Help Me Get Hired?

Will Tweeting with a Company Help Me Get Hired?

Can you actually tweet the company you want to work for and expect to get hired? 
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Should You Use a Headhunter to Get Your Next Job?

Should You Use a Headhunter to Get Your Next Job?

The job-hunting scene can be very competitive. If you are out looking for a job, you may...
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Are You Dealing with a Great Recruiter?

Are You Dealing with a Great Recruiter?

Nowadays job recruiters or headhunters have grown their own industry...
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Will an Employer in Finance Inspect My Facebook Profile?

Will an Employer in Finance Inspect My Facebook Profile?

he surge of social media has definitely changed the way the Human...
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Bonus Bounce back for London Banking MDs!

Bonus Bounce back for London Banking MDs!

Total compensation has fluctuated substantially over the last 3 years...
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How to Negotiate Your Salary in 10 Simple Steps

How to Negotiate Your Salary in 10 Simple Steps

Congrats, you got the job! But will you get the salary you want?
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Kings of the Trading Floor: Which is the Top Paying Financial Centre?

Kings of the Trading Floor: Which is the Top Paying Financial Centre?

London pays its senior traders the most, and it is all about the bonus...
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MD in Debt/Equity Capital Markets Pay: London vs. Paris

MD in Debt/Equity Capital Markets Pay: London vs. Paris

Not surprising when it comes to total compensation: London-based...
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Who are the Best Paid Bankers in the World? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Who are the Best Paid Bankers in the World? [INFOGRAPHIC]

In 2008, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, and seven other U.S. banks paid out more than...
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Is the Finance Industry Making a Quiet Comeback? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is the Finance Industry Making a Quiet Comeback? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The past few years have been akin to a roller coaster for the finance industry
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How to Negotiate a Higher Salary [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Negotiate a Higher Salary [INFOGRAPHIC]

Very few employees enjoy negotiating their salary. Not even their managers
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Are you in the highest paying city for M&A associates?

Are you in the highest paying city for M&A associates?

When it comes to bonuses, it is obvious who the winner is.
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Asset management bonuses: Zurich lags behind London but Zurich is most rewarding city overall

Asset management bonuses: Zurich lags behind London but Zurich is most rewarding city overall

At all levels of seniority, Zurich compares more favourably than London
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Should You Pay for Career Advice?

Should You Pay for Career Advice?

It can be a difficult decision to come to when you have not worked for a long time,
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UAE: A sweetspot to kick start a career in Finance?

UAE: A sweetspot to kick start a career in Finance?

With a USD 30,000+ difference between London and the UAE at Analyst level, such a move
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The Gender Gap: which of Paris or London is the friendliest to women bankers?

The Gender Gap: which of Paris or London is the friendliest to women bankers?

Careers in the financial services industry are not usually deemed to be "women friendly "
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London Trading Bonuses Bounce Back in 2014

London Trading Bonuses Bounce Back in 2014

This year's bonus increases for the trading divisions
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The pay gap in Investment Banking still has some way to go!

The pay gap in Investment Banking still has some way to go!

The pay gap in Investment Banking still has some way to go!
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What's the best CV layout: Chronological or Functional?

What's the best CV layout: Chronological or Functional?

When it comes to a resume, or a CV (curriculum vitae, depending on the industry
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I'm a Banker... Get Me Out of Here!

I'm a Banker... Get Me Out of Here!

Without a doubt, banking is stressful work. And as you might expect,
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London Advisory bonuses: How is the bonus season looking so far?

London Advisory bonuses: How is the bonus season looking so far?

M&A, the creme de la creme of finance jobs, is bouncing back with London bonuses...
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Banking in Asia : Hong Kong or Singapore?

Banking in Asia : Hong Kong or Singapore?

Asia is pushing hard to attract banking talent with a strongly incentivised pay structure
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Forget Writing a Cover Letter, Nobody Reads It Anyway!

Forget Writing a Cover Letter, Nobody Reads It Anyway!

Even just several years ago, cover letters were all the rage when it came to applying for jobs
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Should You Connect with All Recruiters on LinkedIn?

Should You Connect with All Recruiters on LinkedIn?

In the job market in 2014, social media is king. People routinely cull their Facebook,
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Should you put a picture on a CV?

Should you put a picture on a CV?

Resumes and curriculum vitae typically hold a great deal of formatting issues based
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Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

'Tis that time of the year again when City Banks and Financial institutions...
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What Are the Best Entry Level Finance Jobs in 2014?

What Are the Best Entry Level Finance Jobs in 2014?

If you are looking to change careers or have just...
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Can Finance Professionals Be Authentic Like Creatives?

Can Finance Professionals Be Authentic Like Creatives?

Would you like to learn the language of authenticity?...
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Earnings in Accounting & Audit? [STATS]

Earnings in Accounting & Audit? [STATS]

What rewards can you expect in accounting and audit?
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Gordon Gekko's 10 Tips to Investment Banking

Gordon Gekko's 10 Tips to Investment Banking

He looks the part and belts out some...
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Private Equity, Venture Capital or Hedge Funds: Which Pays Better?

Private Equity, Venture Capital or Hedge Funds: Which Pays Better?

Nimble structures, better hours, less political, more...
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How Storytelling Can Help You Get the Best Jobs

How Storytelling Can Help You Get the Best Jobs

Your career is a story. It has twists, turns a plot line and hopefully...
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Top 10 Books on Investment Banking

Top 10 Books on Investment Banking

If you are interested in a career in Investment Banking and Finance, chances are ...
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How Much Do Bankers Make Per Hour?

How Much Do Bankers Make Per Hour?

With recent tragic headlines about bankers' working hours, Emolument.com wonders if ...
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Middle and Back Office: How Much Can You Expect to Earn?

Middle and Back Office: How Much Can You Expect to Earn?

Since the Lehman collapse, the importance of Middle and Back Office departments has ...
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Where's the Best Place for Pay: London, Paris, New York, Milan?

Where's the Best Place for Pay: London, Paris, New York, Milan?

Emolument looks at the most attractive cities where bankers should start...
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Do investment bankers really make more than other Financial Services professionals?

Do investment bankers really make more than other Financial Services professionals?

The sector which comes a very close second to Investment Banking..
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Is there still a gender pay differential in banking?

Is there still a gender pay differential in banking?

How much do you think women earn compared to men?...
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Our top 10 favourite finance films

Our top 10 favourite finance films

What’s a good trading movie?...
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The worst / best paying banks in London?

The worst / best paying banks in London?

Enough rumours and anecdotal evidence, the best and worst...
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Markets or M&A: which pays more?

Markets or M&A: which pays more?

Ever wondered if you had chosen the right career path ...
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Which city pays its bankers the most?

Which city pays its bankers the most?

Have you ever been tempted to uproot and move to a fabled land of opportunities?...
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Where are analysts are seriously underpayed vs. MDs?

Where are analysts are seriously underpayed vs. MDs?

So you’re a junior in an investment bank? Congratulations! ...
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The Top 5 European Business Schools and Universities

The Top 5 European Business Schools and Universities

While there are surely many great financial schools ...
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London vs Geneva: the Best Place to Live and Work

London vs Geneva: the Best Place to Live and Work

When you think of finance, and business and financial centers around the world, ...
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The Top 10 American Schools and Universities in Finance

The Top 10 American Schools and Universities in Finance

Much talk has been made recently of the value of college degrees, and ...
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Asset Management vs Wealth Management: Which Pays More?

Asset Management vs Wealth Management: Which Pays More?

Emolument.com figures reveal interesting data regarding Asset and Wealth...
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Gender Equality and Banking: the Pay Gap Continues

Gender Equality and Banking: the Pay Gap Continues

40 years ago, the introduction of the Equal Pay Act heralded a new...
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Top 10 Worst Finance Career Mistakes

Top 10 Worst Finance Career Mistakes

When plotting your five year and beyond career plan, keep these ...
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How Much Do Accountants Make? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Much Do Accountants Make? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The expected job growth for all accountants and auditors is ...
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UBS Bonuses Nose-Dive Below Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank

UBS Bonuses Nose-Dive Below Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank

Bonuses awarded this year to investment bankers at UBS ...
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Bonuses at RBS Dry Up in Wake of Recent Turbulence

Bonuses at RBS Dry Up in Wake of Recent Turbulence

On the back of concerns that RBS will struggle to retain ...
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Report: UBS Boost Fixed Pay by Average of 9%

Report: UBS Boost Fixed Pay by Average of 9%

The Swiss bank will increase fixed ...
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The Complete Guide to a Career in Accounting

The Complete Guide to a Career in Accounting

Pursuing a career in accounting is very ...
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How to Grow Your Career in Finance

How to Grow Your Career in Finance

Finding your way to a financial career can be an overwhelming...
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How to Become an Investment Banker

How to Become an Investment Banker

As the world slowly climbs out of an economic crisis, the demand for new ...
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Is a Career in Investment Banking Worth the Investment?

Is a Career in Investment Banking Worth the Investment?

Each year, thousands of the brightest minds...
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UBS Increase Investment-Bank Pay to Match Rivals

UBS Increase Investment-Bank Pay to Match Rivals

UBS, the Swiss bank that said last year it would cut 10,000 jobs to ...
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How to Keep Your Head Cool in Salary Negotiations

How to Keep Your Head Cool in Salary Negotiations

When it comes to negotiating your own salary, it can be...
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How to Ask Your Manager for a Higher Salary

How to Ask Your Manager for a Higher Salary

Asking for money, for most people, is an awkward ...
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JPMorgan and Goldman Pay More than European Banks

JPMorgan and Goldman Pay More than European Banks

JPMorgan Chase was the top payer among investment banks last year
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Top 10 Cities for a Career in Banking

Top 10 Cities for a Career in Banking

Advantages from the 10 best cities for you career in Banking
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What's the Best Paying Bank in the City of London? [Salary Stats]

What's the Best Paying Bank in the City of London? [Salary Stats]

New data suggests the Japanese investment bank is surprisingly generous...
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How to Increase Your Salary When Working in Finance

How to Increase Your Salary When Working in Finance

People want financial professionals who are working in their best interest....
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Build Your Network

Build Your Network

How to get on the radar of recruiter and your HR professionals...
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Equality in the boardroom: The 70 year wait

Equality in the boardroom: The 70 year wait

The hot topic of ‘gender equality’ reverberating loudly throughout the corporate world...
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How to be headhunted

How to be headhunted

Here's an update which should help you get your next job...
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Making the Most Out of LinkedIn (Part 1: Your Profile)

Making the Most Out of LinkedIn (Part 1: Your Profile)

Nowadays networking can be done virtually and LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social network...
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Top 10 Twitterers on Worldwide Finance & Economy

Top 10 Twitterers on Worldwide Finance & Economy

Emolument's favourite Twitter accounts on worldwide Finance & Economy...
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How to Succeed in your Interview

How to Succeed in your Interview

Make sure you give your interviewer the signs he is looking for...
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Salary Negotiation : 5 vital tips

Salary Negotiation : 5 vital tips

Are you about to start negotiating your salary...
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Allowances and the bonus cap regulation

Allowances and the bonus cap regulation

With EU bonus cap rules coming into play, let's look at how newly created 'allowances' are used
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M&A salary and bonuses in American and European banks

M&A salary and bonuses in American and European banks

Competing for top league table spots, the best European and US institution compete for staff with large pay packages
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Brokers vs. bankers: it is not all about the money

Brokers vs. bankers: it is not all about the money

Two very different types of trading floors with very different mentalities and pay structures
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Bankers Bonus 2014 : the first cut

Bankers Bonus 2014 : the first cut

The main banks who have already annouced bonuses are: Goldman Sachs, …
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Sales Directors top paying cities

Sales Directors top paying cities

Climbing up the ladder, Directors are only one step short of the coveted MD title.
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Which trader make the most money?

Which trader make the most money?

Salaries and bonuses vary widely depending on which desk traders sit on
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Investment Banking or Private Equity ?

Investment Banking or Private Equity ?

Private Equity have been a popular path for bankers in the last few years.
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Bonus 2014: key takeaways

Bonus 2014: key takeaways

With all numbers in for 2014, Emolument reviews the bonus season
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University salary league table

University salary league table

To what extent does your university impact your long-term career prospects?
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How much are bankers paid in smaller cities?

How much are bankers paid in smaller cities?

Would bankers be better off heading for better quality of life?
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Forecasts for 2015 banking bonus vintage

Forecasts for 2015 banking bonus vintage

A look ahead at the upcoming bonus season
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Are you trading for the best paying bank?

Are you trading for the best paying bank?

The Emolument Bank league tables are back: let's see who pays its traders the best
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Rise of the Risk controllers

Rise of the Risk controllers

Since the financial crisis, risk professionals have come to the fore. How has their pay evolved?
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Women in Banking: which are the best banks?

Women in Banking: which are the best banks?

The gender pay gap differs widely depending on if you work for a US or European bank
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Bankers vs. brokers: what bonus and salary can you expect?

Bankers vs. brokers: what bonus and salary can you expect?

Different risk profiles, different corporate structure: different pay?
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Gender gap in Consulting

Gender gap in Consulting

In a high achieving environment such as management consultancy, are women paid the same as men?
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Emolument receives investments from leading City figures

Emolument receives investments from leading City figures

In May 2014, Emolument.com received an investment for an undisclosed share of ownership
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Which are the best paying banks: German, American or Japanese?

Which are the best paying banks: German, American or Japanese?

Different cultures mean different pay structures
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Is Asia the best spot for Investment Banking Directors?

Is Asia the best spot for Investment Banking Directors?

As an investment banking director, are you ever tempted to change continent altogether?
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M&A: best paying bank at every level of seniority

M&A: best paying bank at every level of seniority

Emolument looks at all 5 banking levels and assesses who the best paying banks are at every step
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Which country pays bankers the most?

Which country pays bankers the most?

How do European cities compete against top financial centres?
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Looking back over the 2014 bonus season: league tables

Looking back over the 2014 bonus season: league tables

We have compiled the top paying league table from all the 2014 bonus numbers
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Financial services review: bonus and salary per sector

Financial services review: bonus and salary per sector

Emolument lays bare remuneration figures to give more visibility to make better informed choices.
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Another rise in bonuses for markets professionals

Another rise in bonuses for markets professionals

It has been a flush 3 years for trading floor employees
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Bankers vs. consultants: how much of a pay gap?

Bankers vs. consultants: how much of a pay gap?

Strategy consultants are seen as the intellectuals of professional services. But do they make less than bankers?
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British top universities or French 'Grandes Ecoles'?

British top universities or French 'Grandes Ecoles'?

Emolument looks at graduate pay according to top universities across France and the UK
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Top paying cities in Asset Management

Top paying cities in Asset Management

Looking at Asset Management, we look at how the industry centres compare in terms of pay
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City of London vs. Canary Wharf: where are the best salaries?

City of London vs. Canary Wharf: where are the best salaries?

With more and more banks moving from the City to Canary Wharf, let's see if the extra commute is worth it.
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Frankfurt vs London: best senior banker pay

Frankfurt vs London: best senior banker pay

Is it possible for smaller financial centers to compete for the top paying spot?
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