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Vault Consulting 50

The Vault Consulting 50 is our signature list of the best consulting firms to work for.

  • Survey Methodology

    There is no question that prestige is important when choosing an employer. At the same time, we have found that prestige alone is not always the determining factor. It is clear that the selection criteria highly credentialed candidates use to choose a new employer have changed significantly. Did you know that for 43% of consulting firm candidates firm culture was the most important factor in selecting an employer? Other top factors include practice strength and work-life balance, in addition to prestige and compensation.

    In order to properly reflect the rising importance of these selection criteria to in-demand candidates evaluating consulting career options, the Vault Consulting 50 is based on the following weighted formula:

    25 percent firm culture
    25 percent work/life balance
    20 percent compensation
    20 percent prestige
    5 percent overall business outlook
    5 percent transparency

  • Ranking History

2011 Vault Consulting 50

1
SCORE
8.492

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....

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2010 Rank
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2
SCORE
8.176

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...

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2010 Rank
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3
SCORE
8.159

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company is a privately owned management consulting firm. Roundly considered to be the most prestigious company of its kind, it has...

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4
SCORE
7.251

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...

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2010 Rank
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5
SCORE
7.178

The Cambridge Group

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

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2010 Rank
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6
SCORE
7.162

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...

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2010 Rank
N/A
7
SCORE
7.123

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...

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2010 Rank
N/A
8
SCORE
7.089

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...

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2010 Rank
N/A
9
SCORE
7.024

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...

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2010 Rank
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10
SCORE
6.903

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

2010 Rank
N/A

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