McKinsey & Company Consultant Reviews

Updated Sep 21, 2020

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Implementation Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The people - the people are great and are the best part of the company The projects - this is really interesting work The benefits - the company takes care of the people

    Cons

    Lifestyle - It's a consultant lifestyle, so you should anticipate travel. They are making strides in improving lifestyle.

  2. "Great but lifestyle sucks"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Consultant 

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Career progression. Exposure to senior client management early.

    Cons

    Hours. Frequent non-glamorous travel. Limited time outside of work to truly live.


  3. "Exactly what you expect"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent coworkers, great exit options, solid pay.

    Cons

    Terribly work life balance, tons of administrative work at the consultant level

  4. "Best start I could have ever had for my career. I worked they long ago, your time drop down range is too short."

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Quality of the people you work with, types of problems you address, ability to make a difference in the world of business.

    Cons

    None. It is hard work, sometimes long hours, but very performance driven, if you work hard, it pays off, and the experience you get is unparalleled.

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  5. "Awesome"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Really understanding, presure free environment.

    Cons

    Next to none,maybe a bit of usually presuure

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  6. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Consultant in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    you learn a ton working here

    Cons

    Sometimes hours are a bit long

  7. "Analytics consulting experience"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Compensation, smart colleagues to work with

    Cons

    Lack of work life balance, Certain Practices have better project planning and management then others

  8. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Management Consultant 

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great training resources and support structure

    Cons

    Very long hours of work and 80-100% travel

  9. "Great Job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Consultant in Boston, NY

    I worked at McKinsey & Company part-time

    Pros

    Great environment and decent benefits

    Cons

    Long hours and strenuous work life

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    "Walk the walk"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant 
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    - good benefits - okay pay - important work

    Cons

    - hierarchy - tolerance for bullies and disrespect - making money wins out every time

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