Vault's rankings are based on exclusive insider information from verified employees in the banking industry. Each year, Vault surveys thousands of investment banking professionals. From the results of these surveys, Vault ranks the top investment banking firms in prestige, diversity, quality of life, and overall best to work for.
The VAULT BANKING 25 is compiled using a weighted formula that reflects the issues banking professionals care most about, combining quality of life rankings (such as culture, satisfaction, work/life balance, training, and compensation) with overall prestige.
Banking professionals across the nation rank the prestige of the firms that they compete against.
Prestige isn't everything. These are the firms that bankers find the most amenable to a satisfying work experience.