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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 2024 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 will:

  • Benchmark against industry peers
  • Gain a better understanding of compensation and employment trends
  • Review average salary and compensation data, by position, from the private capital industry
  • Examine the health of the industry, including AUM stats, fundraising, and active firms
  • Analyze current compensation and employment practices

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 84 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 December 2022)


Number of funds closing as of September 2023


of participating firms allow employees to retain carry in a "termination without cause"


of participating firms added to headcount in 2022-2023


increase in base salary for mid-level professionals year-on-year


of participating firms still consider investments/deal teams to be the most in-demand department


Proportion of participating firms who have DEI initiatives in place, up from 71% in 2022


Mean proportion of mid-level professionals at participating firms who identify as women, down from 44% in 2022

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