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by Derek Loosvelt | August 05, 2010

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As part of its 2010 Banking Survey, Vault asked approximately 2,000 banking professionals to rate their overall job satisfaction on a scale of 1 to 10 (with 10 being entirely fulfilled and 1 being completely unsatisfied). Vault also asked respondents to rate their treatment by managers on a scale of 1 to 10 (with 10 being very respectful and 1 being very disrespectful).

Below, you'll find a preview of the results culled from the answers to these two questions (all of the results, including the new Top 50 Rankings, are forthcoming in early September).

Overall Satisfaction

… by department …

Who's the most satisfied with their jobs?
(1)    Research (8.48)
(2)    M&A (7.99)
(3)    Leveraged Finance (7.72)

Who's the least satisfied?
(1)    Risk Management (6.13)
(2)    Account/Relationship Management (7.54)
(3)    Corporate Finance (7.62)

… by location …

In which city do the most satisfied banking professionals work?
(1)    Los Angeles (8.40)
(2)    Chicago (8.38)
(3)    Toronto (8.15)

In which city do the least satisfied work?
(1)    Atlanta (6.45)
(2)    New York (7.61)
(3)    San Francisco (7.88)

… by gender …

On average, MEN (7.78) are more satisfied than WOMEN (7.46) with their banking jobs.


Manager Relations

… by department …

Who reports receiving the best treatment by managers?
(1)   Research (8.90)
(2)   Risk Management (8.39)
(3)   M&A (8.31)

Who reports receiving the worst?
(1)   (tie) Corporate Finance (8.14)
(1)   (tie) Leveraged Finance (8.14)
(3)   Sales & Trading (8.21)

… by location …

In which city do banking professionals receive the best treatment by managers?
(1)    Chicago (8.82)
(2)    Los Angeles (8.56)
(3)    San Francisco (8.42)

In which city do they receive the worst?
(1)    Atlanta (7.59)
(2)    New York (8.20)
(3)    Toronto (8.25)

… by gender …

On average, MEN (8.29) receive better treatment by managers than WOMEN (8.10) do.

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