Compare McKinsey & Company vs Nielsen BETA

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McKinsey & Company

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Employee Ratings

  • McKinsey & Company scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Nielsen scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 4449 reviews)
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Nielsen employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 137 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.5
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.2 higher than Nielsen employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.6 higher than Nielsen employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.9
Nielsen employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than McKinsey & Company employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Senior Management 1.0 higher than Nielsen employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Nielsen employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McKinsey & Company Ceo Kevin Sneader
96%
96%Kevin Sneader
McKinsey & Company employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Nielsen employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Nielsen Ceo David Kenny
86%
86%David Kenny
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
91%
McKinsey & Company employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than Nielsen employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
85%
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 43% higher than Nielsen employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

McKinsey & Company has 168 more total submitted salaries than Nielsen.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate77 Salaries
£87,360/yr
Engagement Manager73 Salaries
£112,404/yr
Business Analyst57 Salaries
£48,459/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Leader4 Salaries
£42,688/yr
Client Services Manager4 Salaries
£35,234/yr
Business Development Manager5 Salaries
£39,143/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at McKinsey & Company.
  • "Work from home" was the most mentioned Pro at Nielsen.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at McKinsey & Company.
  • "Long working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Nielsen.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 243 reviews)
"Great place"(in 146 reviews)
Pros
"Work from home"(in 379 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 280 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 183 reviews)
"Lots of travel"(in 159 reviews)
Cons
"Long working hours"(in 223 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 168 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Summer Business Analyst

I worked at McKinsey & Company for less than a year

Pros

Salary, type of work, colleagues

Cons

lots of hours, very demanding

"Great Company"11 Nov 2020

Current Employee - Apprentice

I have been working at Nielsen full-time

Pros

Great company perks Caring employee culture Many ways to get involved in the business

Cons

The wage can be lower than other employers

Job Postings

Nielsen has 135 more recently posted open jobs than McKinsey & Company.