Top Ranked

Best Consulting Firms to Work For

Which firms fare best on these individual rankings of key employment factors?

  • Survey Methodology

    Survey respondents were asked to rate their own firm across a variety of factors that affect their daily working lives. Those factors are:

    Ability to Challenge
    Benefits
    Business Outlook
    Compensation
    Exit Opportunities*
    Firm Culture
    Firm Leadership
    Formal Training
    Green Policies
    Hours in the Office
    Informal Training
    Interaction with Clients
    Internal Mobility
    International Opportunities
    Innovation in the Industry
    Philanthropy
    Promotion Policies
    Relationships with Supervisors
    Satisfaction
    Selectivity
    Travel Requirements
    Work-Life Balance

    Firms were then ranked in each category based on the average rating assigned by their own consultants.

    *Denotes new category for 2014-15

  • Ranking History

2015 Best Consulting Firms for Promotion Policies

1
SCORE
9.500

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

2014 Rank
2
2
SCORE
9.409

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

2014 Rank
1
3
SCORE
9.204

The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.

The name may sound local, but The Boston Consulting Group's reach-and expertise-is anything but. With over 10,000 employees in 82 offices in 46...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
5
4
SCORE
9.154

ClearView Healthcare Partners

ClearView is a boutique consulting firm in the life science strategy field. The company has enjoyed exponential growth since its founding in 2007,...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
3
5
SCORE
9.147

Insight Sourcing Group

Founded in 2002, Insight Sourcing Group is a consulting firm that focuses exclusively on strategic sourcing and procurement. Led by alumni of some of the...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
4
6
SCORE
8.923

Strategic Decisions Group

Headquartered just down the road from Stanford University, Strategic Decisions Group specializes in providing high-level decision making, risk...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
9
7
SCORE
8.905

Kaiser Associates

Founded in 1981, Kaiser Associates is a global boutique strategy consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., with regional offices in San...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
7
8
SCORE
8.808

The Brattle Group

The Brattle Group answers complex economic, regulatory, and financial questions for corporations, law firms, and governments around the world....

TRENDING

2014 Rank
NR
9
SCORE
8.745

Novantas, Inc.

As the world's financial markets continue to fluctuate, the financial industry has a friend in Novantas. Across the advisory and technology solutions...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
11
10
SCORE
8.680

Putnam Associates

For over 25 years, Putnam Associates has developed its niche as a premier strategy consulting firm serving pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics,...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
10
11
SCORE
8.679

ScottMadden Management Consultants

ScottMadden is a management consulting firm that operates in four main practice areas: Energy, Grid Transformation, Clean Tech and Sustainability, and...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
NR
12
SCORE
8.642

Strategy&, part of the PwC network

Strategy& is the global strategy consulting business of Big 4 professional services firm PwC. Formerly Booz & Company, the firm was acquired by...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
16
13
SCORE
8.526

The Cambridge Group

Supplying the demand If the consultants at The Cambridge Group were your Economics 101 professor, you would not have learned supply and demand,...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
21
14
SCORE
8.379

Deloitte Consulting LLP

With more than 68,000 professionals, Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries work in four key business areas-audit, risk and financial advisory, tax, and...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
20
15
SCORE
8.368

Simon-Kucher & Partners

Simon-Kucher & Partners is a worldwide leader in pricing consulting, helping its clients maximize profits by giving them the tools and...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
20
16
SCORE
8.364

Roland Berger Strategy Consultants

From its humble beginning as a small, one-man consulting firm, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants has grown into an international giant. Ranked among the...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
NR
17
SCORE
8.353

Censeo Consulting Group

Censeo Consulting Group specializes in strategy and operations, with a specific focus on mission driven organizations. The firm tries to break away from...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
22
18
SCORE
8.282

L.E.K. Consulting

Founded in 1983, L.E.K. Consulting is a strategy consulting firm that offers four major capabilities to its clients: strategy, mergers and acquisitions,...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
23
19
SCORE
8.280

Cornerstone Research

In traditional architecture, a cornerstone is a stone representing the nominal starting place in the construction of a monumental building. Cornerstone...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
NR
20
SCORE
8.268

Clarkston Consulting

Clarkston Consulting is a business and IT consultancy serving the consumer products & retail and life sciences markets. Besides its headquarters in...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
19
21
SCORE
8.226

Health Advances, LLC

The professionals at Health Advances consult about one thing and one thing only: health care. Established in 1992, the firm's core belief is that...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
24
22
SCORE
8.157

Point B

The consulting industry has a reputation for long hours, extensive travel and high employee burnout. Point B is doing its best to change that...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
NR
23
SCORE
8.148

Parthenon-EY

Parthenon-EY is a strategy consulting outfit with 600 members in 22 office locations worldwide. The firm advises c-suite, business, and organizational...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
7
24
SCORE
8.133

OC&C Strategy Consultants

The name says it all If you want to know what OC&C Strategy Consultants does, you don't need to look too far for answers-it's right there in...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
NR
25
SCORE
8.095

Milliman, Inc

An independent streak Seattle-based Milliman, Inc., is proud of its independence, never answering to outside ownership or influence. That kind...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
13