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Featured Job Survey Results: Bonuses (Washington, DC)

Monday’s ATL / Lateral Link survey, which is still open, asks you how big your bonus was (or is going to be).
We’re still accepting responses to the survey — to participate, click here — and now we’re at around 1,100 participants. So we’ve made slight updates to the New York numbers to reflect fresh data.
After New York, the most responses have come from Washington, DC, so today’s chart includes that city. Not surprisingly, the bonus ranges in Washington generally fall somewhere between New York and the national average.
Check them out, after the jump.


Here’s the chart comparing average base salary and bonus amounts nationwide, for New York, and for Washington, DC:
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A lot of comments asked for median data or big spreadsheets of information, so we decided to give you tables that show what percentage of people in each class are receiving each bonus. The tables for DC and New York are below.

Bonus Distributions By Associate Class In Washington, DC

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Less than $5,000 6.70% 4.50% 27.30%
$5,000 to $9,999 25.00% 13.30% 22.70% 27.30%
$10,000 to $14,999 20.00% 9.10% 36.40%
$15,000 to $19,999 14.30% 13.30%
$20,000 to $24,999 16.70% 4.50%
$25,000 to $29,999 28.60% 6.70% 4.50%
$30,000 to $34,999 25.00% 8.30% 14.30% 9.10%
$35,000 to $39,999 31.80%
$40,000 to $44,999 13.60%
$45,000 to $49,999 16.70% 14.30% 13.30% 9.10%
$50,000 to $54,999 14.30%
$55,000 to $59,999 25.00% 20.00%
$60,000 to $64,999 16.70% 6.70%
$65,000 to $69,999 50.00% 14.30%
$70,000 to $74,999 25.00%
$75,000 to $79,999 8.30%
$80,000 to $84,999 50.00% 66.70%
$85,000 to $89,999 16.70%
$90,000 to $94,999
$95,000 to $99,999 33.30%
$100,000 or more 16.70%

Bonus Distributions By Associate Class In New York

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Less than $5,000 4.80% 2.50% 3.90% 6.20%
$5,000 to $9,999 16.70% 3.90% 37.50%
$10,000 to $14,999 33.30% 5.60% 4.80% 5.00% 3.90% 31.20%
$15,000 to $19,999 3.90%
$20,000 to $24,999 5.00% 3.90% 3.10%
$25,000 to $29,999 5.60% 2.00%
$30,000 to $34,999 14.30% 4.80% 7.50% 11.80%
$35,000 to $39,999 7.50% 7.80% 18.80%
$40,000 to $44,999 9.50% 5.00% 9.80%
$45,000 to $49,999 14.30% 9.50% 45.10% 3.10%
$50,000 to $54,999 9.10% 16.70% 2.50% 2.00%
$55,000 to $59,999 9.10% 5.60% 9.50% 55.00% 2.00%
$60,000 to $64,999 9.10% 9.50% 2.50%
$65,000 to $69,999 47.60% 7.50%
$70,000 to $74,999
$75,000 to $79,999 5.60%
$80,000 to $84,999 33.30%
$85,000 to $89,999
$90,000 to $94,999 9.10% 5.60%
$95,000 to $99,999 28.60%
$100,000 or more 66.70% 63.60% 42.90% 5.60%

Thanks to everyone who’s responded so far. Check in for another city’s data tomorrow.

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