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Private Capital Salary Calculator

Improve your visibility of compensation across the private capital industry

View private capital job profiles using our Salary Calculator

The private equity job profiles and salary information displayed in our salary calculator tool have been sourced from The 2023 Preqin Private Capital Compensation and Employment Review. The data within the report has been produced in collaboration with leading compensation specialist Ferguson Partners; this partnership ensures you have access to high-quality industry data you can trust.

Take the next step and see the big picture across private capital employment

With our report, you’ll have full visibility of the private capital employment ecosystem, giving you the information you need to make the best strategic HR decisions. You’ll find:

  • Benchmarks against industry peers
  • Analysis around current compensation and employment practices
  • Average salary and compensation data from the private capital industry
  • Top-level visibility of compensation and employment trends

Preqin Global Private Capital Compensation Survey

Conducted in partnership with Ferguson Partners, this survey captures current market trends and up-to-date information on compensation programs and pay practices in the private capital industry. The global survey includes data from over 77 firms, with assets under management ranging from less than $100mn to more than $5bn, and spans multiple sectors and geographies, including Africa/Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.


Total private capital AUM (as of March 2022)


Number of active firms in private capital globally


Aggregate capital raised by private capital funds in 2022


of participating firms added to staff headcount in 2021-22


of participating firms expect the size of the workforce to increase in 2022-23


of participating firms still consider the investments/deal team to have the greatest demand from a hiring and retention standpoint


of participating firms increased the firm-wide base salary between 2021-22


Mean proportion of mid-level professionals at participating firms who identify as women, up from 36% in 2021

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