Which Big 4 Firm is Most Prestigious in Consulting?

The Big Four accounting firms - Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Ernst & Young (EY) and KPMG - are renowned professional services companies that have earned a global reputation for their prestige and quality. I once had a conversation with a car salesman who asked me what these firms were when I mentioned I worked for one of the Big Four's professional services firms to get a corporate discount. After I told him the names of the four firms, he said he had never heard of them. Vault annually ranks the most prestigious consulting firms based on survey results, similar to its annual ranking of accounting firms. In the consulting field, Vault has dubbed its prestigious ranking as the McKinsey Award for the most prestigious consulting firm, as it has been the number one choice for many years.

These three firms are also known as the Big Three Consulting Firms due to their size and prestige in management consulting. Just like in its survey of accounting professionals, Vault asks consulting professionals to rate firms they are familiar with on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most prestigious. In the accounting field, Vault could also name its prestigious ranking as the award for PwC's most prestigious accounting firm because PwC has been a leader in this field for many years. It is well-known for its commitment to excellence and its ability to provide high-quality services to its clients. So which of the Big Four is most prestigious in consulting? According to Vault's survey results, McKinsey & Company is consistently ranked as the most prestigious consulting firm. It is followed by Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Company, which are also highly regarded in the industry.

Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG are also highly respected in the consulting world, but they are not typically considered to be as prestigious as McKinsey & Company. The Big Four accounting firms have earned their reputations through hard work and dedication to providing quality services to their clients. They have all achieved success in their respective fields and have become well-known around the world for their prestige and reputation. While McKinsey & Company may be considered the most prestigious consulting firm, all four of these companies are respected and admired in their own right.