Wall Street Comp as a Percentage of Revenue

Wall Street is notorious for a few things, among them a predilection for those grotesque blue dress shirts with white collars.  It is also known for paying out a larger percentage of revenues to employees than any other industry you could think of.

The writing is on the wall as far as where this is headed, but here’s a look at the data for what it’s worth…

Here’s a WSJ infograph via Chart Porn:



Interactive Version: