Top Ranked

Best Consulting Firms to Work For

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

  • Survey Methodology

    When it comes to a satisfying work experience, there are many different factors that come into play--everything from a job's ability to challenge an employee and the training and mentoring on offer to the number of hours spent working or travelling each week, and the compensation that the employee takes home for doing their job. All told, we have identified 22 separate "Best to Work For" factors--each of which is represented by its own ranking. These rankings help to build a picture of the firms consultants find the most amenable to a fulfilling, satisfying work experience.

    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
    Compensation
    Diversity
    Exit Opportunities
    Firm Culture
    Firm Leadership
    Formal Training
    Hours in the Office
    Informal Training
    Innovation
    Interaction with Clients
    Internal Mobility
    International Opportunities
    Overall Business Outlook
    Promotion Policies
    Relationships with Supervisors
    Satisfaction
    Selectivity
    Travel Requirements
    Vacation Policies
    Work/Life Balance

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

  • Ranking History

2017 Best Consulting Firms for International Opportunities

1
SCORE
9.712

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

2016 Rank
1
2
SCORE
9.566

The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.

The name may sound local, but The Boston Consulting Group's reach-and expertise-is anything but. With over 12,000 employees in 85 offices in 48...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
4
3
SCORE
9.479

Simon-Kucher & Partners

Simon-Kucher & Partners is a worldwide leader in pricing consulting in growing clients top line, helping to maximize profits by giving them the tools...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
5
4
SCORE
9.356

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

2016 Rank
3
5
SCORE
9.231

Roland Berger

From its humble beginning as a small, one-man consulting firm, Roland Berger has grown into an international giant. Ranked among the top-10 in global...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
6
6
SCORE
9.054

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

2016 Rank
12
7
SCORE
9.013

A.T. Kearney

As a consultancy, A.T. Kearney has a rich heritage that dates back to the 1920s, with the founding of McKinsey & Company and the arrival of...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
7
8
SCORE
8.714

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

2016 Rank
11
9
SCORE
8.704

Arthur D. Little

Arthur D. Little has been at the forefront of innovation since 1886. It is an acknowledged thought leader in linking strategy, innovation and...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
10
SCORE
8.585

Putnam Associates

Over the last 25 years Putnam Associates has grown into a premier strategy consulting firm serving biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, medical...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
11
SCORE
8.498

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

2016 Rank
10
12
SCORE
8.324

Strategic Decisions Group

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

TRENDING

2016 Rank
8
13
SCORE
8.299

The Brattle Group

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

TRENDING

2016 Rank
17
14
SCORE
8.269

Evidera, Inc.

Evidera provides evidence, value, and insight for clients through health economics, outcomes research, market access, data analytics, and...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
15
SCORE
8.192

Sia Partners North America

Founded in France in 1999, Sia Partners has to date been a firm with a strong track record of success. Today, it has more than 700 consultants operating...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
13
16
SCORE
8.071

Kurt Salmon

Kurt Salmon is a management consulting firm specializing in retail and consumer goods. Within the industry sector, employees have the opportunity to...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
23
17
SCORE
8.051

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

2016 Rank
18
18
SCORE
7.942

Protiviti Inc.

Protiviti is a global consulting firm whose name is a combination of words, including "professionalism," "proactivity," "independence" and...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
19
SCORE
7.918

Innosight

Co-founded by Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, Innosight is a consulting firm with a difference. Focusing strictly on strategy and...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
20
20
SCORE
7.870

Lifescience Dynamics Ltd

Lifescience Dynamics is a management consulting firm geared towards helping life sciences companies (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics and...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
21
SCORE
7.815

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

2016 Rank
14
22
SCORE
7.795

Strategy&, part of the PwC network

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

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
23
SCORE
7.656

Everest Group

Founded in 1991, Everest Group is a management consulting and research firm focused on the development and execution of global IT and...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
24
SCORE
7.635

Novantas, Inc.

Across industries, the early adopters of technology and digitization win. From retail to banking to consulting, the firms that move first and fast are...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
19
25
SCORE
7.468

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

2016 Rank
NR

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