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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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IT Industry: Gender Gap

IT Industry: Gender Gap

How much less do female developers earn?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Which banks promote soonest?

Which banks promote soonest?

Some banks will promote their employees much more quickly than others
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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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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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Are wealth managers wealthy?

Are wealth managers wealthy?

The wealth management industry is more focussed on attracting and rewarding ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Earnings in Accounting & Audit? [STATS]

Earnings in Accounting & Audit? [STATS]

What rewards can you expect in accounting and audit?
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bonus 2014: key takeaways

Bonus 2014: key takeaways

With all numbers in for 2014, Emolument reviews the bonus season
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Forecasts for 2015 banking bonus vintage

Forecasts for 2015 banking bonus vintage

A look ahead at the upcoming bonus season
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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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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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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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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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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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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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