McKinsey & Company Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2020

To filter reviews, or .
4.4
89%
Recommend to a Friend
96%
Approve of CEO
Pros
  • "Smart people and lots of learning opportunities(in 231 reviews)

  • "Great place to learn and develop(in 137 reviews)

Cons
More Pros and Cons
  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (29)

    "Incredible place for growth"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Conflcits Atty in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of developmental opportunities. Most folks really care about you - have made a lot of great friends here. Incredible exposure at a young age.

    Cons

    Long work hours - lack of focus on lifestyle from many older partners at the Firm

    Continue reading
  2. "Great firm"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - JRA(Junior Research Associate) in Waltham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    travel, food, perks, experience, exposure

    Cons

    long hours, tons of hard work

  3. "Great place to launch a career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    + Talented colleagues + Ability to play a role in significant decisions + Exposure to executives at large companies and institutions - leads to hands-on learning, especially related to executive communication

    Cons

    + Depending on the team, there can be an emphasis on busy work (i.e., making sharp PPT decks rather than producing meaningful content)

  4. "Amazing career launcher"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate Partner 

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Amazing people, amazing problems to socle

    Cons

    Lifestyle and travel eventually wear you down

  5. "great company with great values and great people"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Associate in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    people, mentorship, values, learning curve, network

    Cons

    work/ life balance is impossible

  6. "Great place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Subject Matter Expert in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    impact, talent, culture, career opportunities

    Cons

    self centered, overly commercial, too US focused

    Continue reading
  7. "Good place to start a career, but figure out what you want to do and GTFO"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    get exposure to many industries

    Cons

    Work life balance, extremely hierarchical, a lot of BS work

  8. "Great impact and incredible opportunities"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Network, people, future prospects, learning

    Cons

    Lifestyle can be tough for projects

  9. "McKinsey and Company reivew"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    The future Opportunities are great

    Cons

    The Hours are long but typical of consulting

  10. "Trial by fire"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Very competitive pay, incredible learning experience

    Cons

    Up or out culture, for real

Found 3836 reviews