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Top pharmaceutical consulting firms (2021)

Brief definitions and rankings of best pharmaceutical consulting firms in the industry in 2021

Looking for where to begin with pharmaceutical consulting? This article will provide brief definitions and rankings of best pharmaceutical consulting firms in the industry.

Pharmaceutical consulting overview

What is pharmaceutical consulting?

Pharmaceutical consultants help companies in the pharmaceutical industry solve their problems. These problems can come from the business and operational functions or the technical (pharmaceutical) functions.

A pharmaceutical consulting firm, itself being an industry classification, may cover multiple functions (nonclinical testing, clinical trial design, manufacturing, regulatory agency interactions, submission preparation and so on), and come from various “tiers” (MBB, Big 4, boutique, etc.).

Pharmaceutical consultants can choose to work at these firms among other consultants, ranging from small, boutique firms that specialize in healthcare to a global conglomerate with specific branches handling the healthcare industry.

Compensation

The average Pharmaceutical Consultant salary in the United States is $67,898, but the range typically falls between $44,740 and $75,964. Your salary depends on qualifications, experience and the time spent in your profession. Additionally, consulting firms can offer fringe benefits such as sick leave, vacation, travel reimbursements, etc.

Top pharmaceutical consulting firms


Top Pharmaceutical Consulting Firms
(2021 – US – consulting.us)

Rank
Name
1
Baker Tilly
2
Deloitte
3
Grant Thornton
4
L.E.E. Consulting
5
NMS Consulting
6
PA Consulting Group
7
EY
8
Accenture
9
Alvarez & Marsal
10
Boston Consulting Group
11
McKinsey & Company
12
Cordence Worldwide
13
Bain & Company
14
KPMG
15
Mercer
16
PwC
17
Nextcontinent
18
North Highland
19
Oliver Wyman
20
Roland Berger
21
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Top Pharmaceutical Consulting Firms
(2021 – EU – consultancy.eu)

Rank
Name
1
Cordence Worldwide
2
Alvarez & Marsal
3
Valcon
4
Deloitte
5
McKinsey & Company
6
Bain & Company
7
KPMG
8
Mercer
9
BearingPoint
10
Curzon Consulting
11
Nextcontinent
12
NMS Consulting
13
North Highland


Top Pharmaceutical Consulting Firms
(2021 – Asia – consultancy.asia)

Rank
Name
1
McKinsey & Company
2
Deloitte
3
Alvarez & Marsal
4
Boston Consulting Group
5
Cordence Worldwide
6
Bain & Company
7
KPMG
8
Mercer
9
Nextcontinent
10
NMS Consulting
11
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