Compare KPMG vs Grant Thornton BETA

See how working at KPMG vs. Grant Thornton compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at KPMG vs. Grant Thornton. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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KPMG

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Grant Thornton

Employee Ratings

  • KPMG scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Grant Thornton scored higher in 4 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 3218 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 793 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
KPMG employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Grant Thornton employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.4
Grant Thornton employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than KPMG employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
KPMG Ceo Lynne Doughtie
94%
94%Lynne Doughtie
CEO Approval
Grant Thornton Ceo Brad Preber
96%
96%Brad Preber
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
64%
KPMG employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Grant Thornton employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
61%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, KPMG salaries averaged $7,033 higher than Grant Thornton.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Associate2695 Salaries
$96,474/yr
Audit Associate1239 Salaries
$61,554/yr
Manager911 Salaries
$129,145/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Associate216 Salaries
$86,237/yr
Audit Associate343 Salaries
$60,866/yr
Manager102 Salaries
$118,970/yr

What Employees Say

  • KPMG had 634 more reviews than Grant Thornton that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "Long working hours" was the most mentioned Con at KPMG.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Grant Thornton.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 896 reviews)
"Great people"(in 768 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 256 reviews)
"Great people"(in 134 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long working hours"(in 2164 reviews)
"No work life"(in 622 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 195 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 191 reviews)
Featured Review
"Associate"Jun 5, 2020

Current Employee - International Tax Associate

I have been working at KPMG full-time

Pros

Flexibility, hours, friendly, awards, benefits.

Cons

More bureaucracy than a law firm.

"GT"Jul 17, 2020

Current Employee - Advisory Experienced Manager

I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

People, culture, career starter, leadership

Cons

Public accounting firm, long hours

Job Postings

KPMG has 161 more recently posted open jobs than Grant Thornton.