The Boston Consulting Group

Courtesy of The Boston Consulting Group

    Colleagues at this global consultancy relish the chance to work with other all-stars. Opportunities for growth are “unmatched,” benefits like $5 co-pays are “off the hook,” and hard work is balanced by an emphasis on self-care (think sabbaticals, fitness centers, and telecommuting)—taking the edge off the usually “daunting” industry. Learn more in the Great Place to Work review here.

    Company Info

    Rank last year3
    Years on list12
    HQ locationBoston
    Total employees12,000
    Job openings (as of February 2017)1,000
    IndustryProfessional Services
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)-
    Year founded1963
    Type of organizationPrivate
    Number of work sites-


    100% health coverageYes
    Unlimited sick daysYes
    Onsite fitness centerYes
    Discounted gym membershipsNo
    Job sharingYes
    Compressed work weeksYes
    Fully-paid sabbaticals-
    Onsite medical care facilityNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo
    Onsite childcareNo
    Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couplesYes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Sick days for part-timersYes
    Health insurance for part-timersYes
    PTO for volunteeringYes
    College tuition reimbursementYes


    % Women-
    % Minorities-
    % African-American/Black-
    % Asian-
    % Caucasian/White-
    % Hispanic/Latino-
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races-
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO100,000
    Total PTO after 5 years-
    # Sick daysUnlimited
    Max hours PTO for volunteering-
    General PTO for part-timers26
    # Sick days for part-timersUnlimited


    Most common job (for salaried employee)-
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)-
    Avg. base pay (hourly)-
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)-
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %-
    # of job applicants64,151
    Avg. # of applicants per opening49
    FT voluntary turnover13%
    Jobs filled internally-
    % Jobs filled by referral-
    # New graduates hired-
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-


    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)80
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)40