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Which Big 4 Firm Is Paying Its Interns the Most?

Summer internship season is fast approaching, as thousands of bright-eyed young men and women will soon flood accounting firms all over the country, hoping to not have their wills crushed and not screw up too badly so they receive a full-time offer of employment.

But what are these eager ladies and gents getting paid to toil in a Big 4 office? Well, as luck would have it, Glassdoor just came out with a list of the 25 highest-paying internships in the U.S. for 2019, and the Big 4 firms are on the back-end of the list.

Glassdoor compiled its ranking by using salary reviews reported by interns between March 1, 2018 and Feb. 28, 2019. In cases where companies have the same median monthly pay, the company with the greater number of salary reports received a higher rank.

According to Glassdoor, the Big 4 firm that pays its interns the most, with median monthly pay of $4,825, is …


Yep, the Black and Yellow, which ranked No. 17 overall. EY is followed by Deloitte at No. 19 with median monthly pay of $4,667. KPMG and PwC tied with median monthly pay of $4,500, but P. Dubs was ranked No. 21 and the House of Klynveld No. 22.

Here is the full list of the top 25 highest-paying internships:

  1. Facebook: $8,000
  2. Amazon: $7,725
  3. Salesforce: $7,667
  4. Google: $7,500
  5. Microsoft: $7,250
  6. Uber: $7,167
  7. Bloomberg L.P.: $7,000
  8. Capital One: $7,000
  9. Apple: $6,667
  10. Bank of America: $5,833
  11. J.P. Morgan: $5,667
  12. Goldman Sachs: $5,367
  13. Viasat: $5,333
  14. Visa Inc.: $5,167
  15. Intel Corp.: $5,000
  16. SAP: $4,833
  17. EY: $4,825
  18. Tesla: $4,667
  19. Deloitte: $4,667
  20. Cisco Systems: $4,667
  21. PwC: $4,500
  22. KPMG: $4,500
  23. Genentech: $4,500
  24. Dell: $4,333
  25. Boeing: $4,167

Anyone who has a Big 4 summer internship lined up let us know in the comment section if these figures are somewhat accurate or not.

Congrats, and good luck!

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