Private Equity Compensation Report

Report Contents

The Report addresses issues such as base and bonus compensation earned (both by title and by fund size), fund performance and its impact on bonus levels, the many facets of carried interest, satisfaction with pay and job security concerns.

List of Figures

Figure 1: 2022 Levels of Earnings
Figure 2: 2023 Levels of Earnings
Figure 3: 2022 Base vs. Bonus Pay
Figure 4: 2023 Base vs. Bonus Pay
Figure 5: Year over Year Change in Cash Earnings
Figure 6: Compensation Change by Title
Figure 7: Guaranteed Bonus Percentage
Figure 8: Method of Bonus Size by Bonus Calculation
Figure 9: Bonus Criteria
Figure 10: Number of Bonus Payouts per Year
Figure 11: Months When Bonuses Are Paid Out
Figure 12: Cash Compensation Mean, Median and Ranges by Title
Figure 13: Size of Group and Firm
Figure 14: Compensation by Firm Size (Employees)
Figure 15: Type of Firm
Figure 16: Organizational Structure of the Firm
Figure 17: Compensation Differences between Firm Type by Job Title
Figure 18: Change in Pay by Firm Type
Figure 19: Fund Performance Ranges
Figure 20: Bonus Level by Fund Performance
Figure 21: Most Common Investment Strategies
Figure 22: Size of Most Recent Fund
Figure 23: Average Compensation by Fund Size
Figure 24: Base Compensation Change by Fund Size
Figure 25: Change in Bonus Compensation by Fund Size
Figure 26: Mean Cash Compensation by Fund Size for Common Roles
Figure 27: Base and Bonus by Firm Size (AUM) and Title
Figure 28: Hours Worked per Week
Figure 29: Compensation by Hours Worked per Week
Figure 30: Earnings per Hour by Title
Figure 31: Vacation Earned
Figure 32: Vacation Taken vs. Earned
Figure 33: Job Security Concerns
Figure 34: Why Concerned About Job Security
Figure 35: Which Positions Are in the Greatest Demand
Figure 36: Work & Personal Life Balance
Figure 37: Quality of Firm’s Training Program
Figure 38: Size of Carried Interest Pool
Figure 39: How Carry is Shared
Figure 40: Carry Participation by Title
Figure 41: Carry Participation by Years of Work Experience
Figure 42: Carry Type by Fund Type
Figure 43: Executive Level Allocated Carry Percentages
Figure 44: Mid-Level Allocated Carry Percentages
Figure 45: Lower Level Allocated Carry Percentages
Figure 46: MBA Compensation Comparison
Figure 47: Years of Work vs. Private Equity Industry Experience
Figure 48: Sources of Private Equity Jobs
Figure 49: Backgrounds of Private Equity Professionals
Figure 50: Reasons for Dissatisfaction with Compensation
Figure 51: Who is Happiest with Compensation

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