Top Ranked

Most Prestigious Consulting Firms

Consultants across North America rank the companies they consider to be the most prestigious in their industry.

  • Survey Methodology

    For the 2007 Vault Management and Strategy Consulting survey, we selected a list of top consulting firms to include. These consulting firms were selected because of their prominence in the consulting industry and their interest to consulting job seekers. This year, over 2,700 consultants responded to our survey.

    The Vault survey was distributed through the firms on Vault's list. In some cases, Vault contacted practicing consultants directly. Survey respondents were asked to do several things. They were asked to rate each consulting firm on the survey on a scale of 1 to 10 based on prestige, with 10 being the most prestigious. Consultants were unable to rate their own firm. They were asked only to rate firms with which they were familiar.

    Vault collected the survey results and averaged the score for each firm. The firms were then ranked, with the highest score being No. 1 down to No. 50.

    We also asked survey respondents to give their perceptions of other consulting firms besides their own. A selection of those comments is featured on each firm profile as The Buzz.

    Remember that Vault's Top 50 Management and Strategy Consulting Firms are chosen by practicing consultants at top consulting firms. Vault does not choose or influence the rankings. The rankings measure perceived prestige

  • Ranking History

2007 Most Prestigious Consulting Firms

1
SCORE
8.398

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company is a privately owned management consulting firm. Roundly considered to be the most prestigious company of its kind, it has...

TRENDING

2006 Rank
NR
2
SCORE
8.100

The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.

The name may sound local, but The Boston Consulting Group's reach-and expertise-is anything but. With over 14,000 employees in 85 offices in 48...

TRENDING

2006 Rank
NR
3
SCORE
7.756

Bain & Company

Founded in 1973, Bain is one of the world's most prestigious consulting firms. Today Bain & Company is one of the world's most respected companies....

TRENDING

2006 Rank
NR
4
SCORE
6.599

Booz Allen Hamilton

With roots that can be traced back almost a century, Booz Allen Hamilton has carved its own place in the consulting industry as an indispensible advisor...

TRENDING

2006 Rank
NR
5
SCORE
6.394

Monitor Group

TRENDING

2006 Rank
NR
6
SCORE
6.260

TRENDING

2006 Rank
NR
7
SCORE
6.115

Oliver Wyman

Oliver Wyman is part of the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), a global professional services network with brands and affiliates in more than 100...

TRENDING

2006 Rank
NR
8
SCORE
5.751

Mercer LLC

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments, making a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people...

TRENDING

2006 Rank
NR
9
SCORE
5.729

Parthenon-EY

Parthenon-EY is a strategy consulting outfit with 900 members in 29 office locations worldwide. The firm advises c-suite, business, and organizational...

TRENDING

2006 Rank
NR
10
SCORE
5.557

Deloitte Consulting LLP

With more than 70,000 professionals, Deloitte LLP is the largest private professional services provider in the United States. Its subsidiaries work in...

TRENDING

2006 Rank
NR
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