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 Interaction with Clients

1
SCORE
9.802

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
3
2
SCORE
9.603

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
1
3
SCORE
9.524

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
13
4
SCORE
9.475

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
8
5
SCORE
9.464

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
6
SCORE
9.353

The Chartis Group

Founded in 2001 with the mission to materially improve the delivery of healthcare in the world, The Chartis Group is the largest national advisory...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
7
7
SCORE
9.332

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

2013 Rank
5
8
SCORE
9.286

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
9
SCORE
9.216

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

2013 Rank
9
10
SCORE
9.200

Stern Value Management

With a lineage dating back to 1982, Stern Value Management is a boutique management consulting firm with a proud history. Under founder Joel Stern, the...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
11
SCORE
9.172

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
2
12
SCORE
9.132

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

2013 Rank
NR
13
SCORE
9.125

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
14
SCORE
9.123

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
4
15
SCORE
9.115

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
16
16
SCORE
9.095

Milliman, Inc

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

TRENDING

2013 Rank
14
17
SCORE
9.081

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

2013 Rank
NR
18
SCORE
9.000

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
19
SCORE
8.950

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
15
20
SCORE
8.949

Accenture

Accenture is a success story by any measure. The company's history has been more than 60 years in the making-from the earliest days as a pioneer in the...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
21
SCORE
8.945

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

2013 Rank
17
22
SCORE
8.943

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

2013 Rank
NR
23
SCORE
8.939

Avasant LLC

Avasant is a leading global management consulting firm with a strong focus on outsourcing and technology advisory. The L.A.-headquartered firm assists...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
24
SCORE
8.919

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

2013 Rank
19
25
SCORE
8.897

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