Working at Aldi is now as lucrative for graduates as being a lawyer or an investment banker, a new report has found.
The budget supermarket chain is offering graduates £44,000 and a company car, which is the same salary as many of the country’s top law firms, according to the annual Graduate Market study.
Graduates who win training contracts at some of the country’s most prestigious law firms – including Allen & Overy, Hogan Lovells, Slaughter and May, Herbert Smith Freehills and Norton Rose Fulbright – are paid a starting salary of £44,000.
Meanwhile, graduates at Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer are paid £43,000. Aldi graduates even earn more than their peers who work at certain investment banks,…