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Old 24-02-2012, 01:45 PM
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Robert Half is a recruitment agency. Agencies are famous for super inflating their salary numbers to attract candidates to deposit CV with them.

If you want accurate benchmarks you need to go to management consulting firms like Aon Hewitt, Mercer, Hay, Towers Perrin, HRBS etc.

For eg. there is no way an average IT guy can hit $125k in 6 years like what they report. High fliers possible, but as an average, no.

I agree even mid and back office jobs in banks make a lot more than outside, but you loose credibility when you quote a recruitment agent.

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