Bates White Economic Consulting - Incredible people, okay work, low pay (at the junior level) | Glassdoor
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    "Incredible people, okay work, low pay (at the junior level)"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bates White Economic Consulting full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    You will find some of the most intelligent and thoughtful people you would still want to grab a beer with every Friday at BW. Depending on the practice, you may find yourself in super high profile cases seen on the news. Fairly good and consistent exit opps to top 5 b-schools, top 10 law schools, and PhD programs. Great new office. Intelligent PhD management.

    Cons

    The pay is on the lower end of the scale and isn't compensated enough for merit or the effort to strive for outstanding work. While there is an annual performance bonus, it is pennies to those of competitors. The recent pay raise announcement has to have been a joke because it amounted to $500, which is a 0.6% increase.

    Advice to Management

    Please reconsider the compensation at the junior level. Low pay and leaving the firm are the only topics that are consistently discussed at every happy hour or casual dinners among junior staff.

    Bates White Economic Consulting2018-08-25

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Great experience"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Bates White Economic Consulting full-time

      Pros

      -Friendly and collegiate environment -Interesting work

      Cons

      -Some fluctuations in weekly hours

      Bates White Economic Consulting2019-03-09
    • "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Economist in Washington, DC
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Bates White Economic Consulting full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Interesting projects and smart colleagues.

      Cons

      High variance in hours.

      Bates White Economic Consulting2019-02-13

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