The terrible life of analysts

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Is being an analyst in an investment bank worse than working in McDonalds? Or does that 100k pay packet make all the difference?

The hours are long, the work can be dreary, colleagues can be unpleasant. But is it really worth jacking in your job at 7am on a Sunday morning to go and have nice life with far less cash and infinitely fewer material possessions?

Moreover, given the huge payouts that have recently come analysts' way, do they really have any right to complain if they're expected to work seven days running with less sleep than Maggie Thatcher?

Your opinions please...