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2. Boston Consulting Group

Boston Consulting Group
Rank: 2 (Previous rank: 2)
What makes it so great?
A perennial of the top five of our list, the global consultancy invests 100-plus hours and thousands of dollars to recruit each consultant; once hired, they earn an average of $139,000 a year.
Headquarters:
One Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
2010 revenue ($ millions): 3,050
Website: www.bcg.com
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Employees  
U.S. employees 1,958
Employees outside U.S. 5,565
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 175
% job growth (1 year) 10%
% voluntary turnover 19%
Applicants 33,371
Job openings (as of 1/2/12) 2,000
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Consultant
$154,543
Most common job (hourly):
Executive Assistant
$67,806
Benefits  
Fully paid sabbaticals Yes
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage Yes
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership No
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 27%
% women 45%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 102
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 40
From the Feb. 6, 2012 issue
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2010 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2011 and based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
Job openings are worldwide.
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