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
    • Firm Culture
    • Firm Leadership
    • Formal Training
    • Green Policies
    • Hiring Process
    • Hours in the Office
    • Informal Training
    • Interaction with Clients
    • Internal Mobility
    • International Opportunities
    • Innovation in the Industry
    • Philanthropy
    • Promotion Policies
    • Relationships with Supervisors
    • Satisfaction
    • Travel Requirements
    • Work-Life Balance

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

  • Ranking History

2014 Best Consulting Firms for Work/Life Balance

1
SCORE
9.633

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

2013 Rank
1
2
SCORE
9.500

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

2013 Rank
2
3
SCORE
9.365

Triage Consulting Group

San Francisco-based Triage Consulting Group works with hospitals to uncover lost cash and enhance revenue through a variety of services. Founded in 1994...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
3
4
SCORE
9.179

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

2013 Rank
NR
5
SCORE
8.968

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

2013 Rank
4
6
SCORE
8.957

Jabian Consulting

As a local consultancy with offices in Atlanta, Dallas and Charlotte, Jabian employees enjoy local brand recognition, zero travel time, and the...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
6
7
SCORE
8.932

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

2013 Rank
14
8
SCORE
8.907

Charles River Associates

Founded in 1965 and celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015, Boston-based Charles River Associates (CRA) is a global consulting firm specializing in...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
9
SCORE
8.881

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

2013 Rank
8
10
SCORE
8.875

Ricardo Strategic Consulting

Ricardo Strategic Consulting (RSC) is a leading provider of consulting services in the automotive and transportations industries. The firm is a...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
11
SCORE
8.778

Strategic Decisions Group

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

TRENDING

2013 Rank
17
12
SCORE
8.686

Clarkston Consulting

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

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
13
SCORE
8.667

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

2013 Rank
5
14
SCORE
8.633

Marakon

Founded in 1978 and acquired by Charles River Associates (CRA) in 2009, Marakon has maintained its mission throughout the years: partnering with senior...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
15
SCORE
8.624

Analysis Group, Inc.

Boston-based Analysis Group provides expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune 500 companies, global...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
9
16
SCORE
8.613

Smartronix, Inc.

Founded in a one room basement office in 1995, Smartronix is a provider of information technology and engineering solutions, specializing in secure,...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
17
SCORE
8.537

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

2013 Rank
NR
18
SCORE
8.475

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

2013 Rank
NR
19
SCORE
8.366

Pearl Meyer

Pearl Meyer is the leading advisor to Boards and senior management on the alignment of executive compensation with business and leadership strategy,...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
13
20
SCORE
8.284

PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC (PwC Advisory Services)

PwC's (PricewaterhouseCoopers) Advisory practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC ("PwC Advisory Services"), provides the right mix of...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
21
SCORE
8.275

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

2013 Rank
16
22
SCORE
8.250

Cornerstone Research

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

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
23
SCORE
8.152

West Monroe Partners

Chicago's own West Monroe Partners is a North American business and technology consulting firm focused on partnering with organizations to...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
10
24
SCORE
8.134

Alvarez & Marsal

Founded in 1983, Alvarez & Marsal is a global professional services firm with one overriding specialty:  helping companies and investors take...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
25
SCORE
8.130

Milliman, Inc

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

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR