Top Ranked

Best Consulting Firms in Each Practice Area

Consultants across the nation rate the top firms in their practice areas.

  • Survey Methodology

    Vault asked consultants to rank the best firms in several areas of business focus. These areas are economic consulting, energy consulting, financial consulting, human resources consulting, management consulting, operations consulting, pharmaceutical and health care consulting, public sector consulting, and strategy consulting. Consultants were allowed to vote for up to three firms as the best in each area, but could NOT vote for their own firm.

  • Ranking History

2013 Best Consulting Firms for Public Sector Consulting

1
% OF VOTES
39.25

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

2012 Rank
1
2
% OF VOTES
30.83

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

2012 Rank
2
3
% OF VOTES
27.42

Deloitte Consulting LLP

In the United States, subsidiaries of Deloitte LLP provide industry-leading audit, consulting, tax, and advisory services to many of the world's most...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
3
4
% OF VOTES
21.39

Accenture

A pioneer of information technology in the 1950s, to defining what success looks like in the 21st century and beyond, Accenture has been a disruptive...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
4
5
% OF VOTES
18.43

IBM Global Services

IBM Global Services works hard to make clients' businesses work better.  The group includes IBM's consulting, systems integration and applications...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
5
6
% OF VOTES
14.22

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

2012 Rank
6
7
% OF VOTES
12.86

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

2012 Rank
7
8
% OF VOTES
12.06

PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC (PwC Advisory Services)

PwC's (PricewaterhouseCoopers) Advisory practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC ("PwC Advisory Services"), provides a mix of industry and...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
8
9
% OF VOTES
9.90

KPMG LLP (Advisory)

Professional services giant KPMG International operates as an international network of independent member firms, which includes KPMG LLP, the U.S. member...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
9
10
% OF VOTES
8.42

EY (Ernst & Young) LLP Consulting Practice

For two decades, EY has helped clients stay on the straight and narrow.  The world's second-largest accounting firm, Ernst & Young's 144,000...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
10
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