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L.E.K. Consulting

London, UK

L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm based in London and Boston. It was founded in 1983 from three prior partners from Bain & Company. The company’s focus is mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy, and operations. LEK’s approach is generalist across all major industries, which includes a large presence in defense, aviation, life sciences, healthcare, energy, entertainment, transport, retail, consumer products and financial services. The firm is also known for its large private equity practice.

The firm employs over 1,300 individuals across 19 offices globally. It has also been ranked one of the most desirable management consulting employers for MBA students, and it was also ranked amongst the Top 25 of the world’s most challenging companies to interview for.

LEK Consulting is known for using deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to aid business leaders in creating practical results with sustainable impact. The firm’s clientele includes global companies that are leaders in their industries, including the largest private and public-sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. LEK’s offices are across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. In the U.S., the firm has influence in major industries: building products, industrials, MedTech, biopharma and life sciences, digital and technology, food and beverage, healthcare, private equity, consumer products, retail, and travel.

Position Keywords

  • Associate
  • Associate Consultant
  • Consultant
  • Manager
  • Partner

Diversity Groups

  • The L.E.K. Women's Network

Practice Areas

[email protected] recruiting email addresses: http://www.lek.com/join-lek/how-to-apply/apply-now


  • Beijing
  • Melbourne
  • Seoul
  • Shanghai
  • Singapore
  • Sydney
  • Tokyo
  • London Area
  • Munich
  • Paris
  • Warsaw
North America
  • Houston
  • Los Angeles
  • New York Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Boston
  • Chicago
+44 (0)20.7389.7200
40 Grosvenor Place
London SW1X7JL
United Kingdom
20 offices worldwide
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L.E.K. Consulting Salary
Undergraduate/Master’s Consultant Salary
  • Base: $80,000 (UK: £47,500) (Munich: €36,000)
  • Performance Bonus: up to $3,000
  • Total Cash: up to $83,000
  • Profit Sharing: up to $16,000 (some deposited into 401k)
  • PTO Vacation: 15 days
  • Relocation: up to $2,500
  • Signing Bonus: $10,000 (UK: £5,000)
Undergrad Internship
  • $14,000
Incoming MBA/PHD Consultant Salary
  • Base: $175,000 (PhD: $132,000)
  • Performance Bonus: up to $25,000 (PhD: up to $18,000)
  • Total Cash: up to $200,000 (PhD: up to $150,000)
  • Profit Sharing: up to $40,000
  • PTO Vacation: 15 days
  • Retirement: up to 5% match
  • Signing Bonus: $25,000 + additional $30,000 for returning interns (PhD: $15,000)
  • Tuition: up to $25,000 for returning MBA interns
MBA Internship
  • $28,125 (9 weeks)