Booz Allen Hamilton Reviews

Updated 1 Aug 2020

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3.8
72%
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92%
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Booz Allen Hamilton President and CEO Horacio D. Rozanski
Horacio D. Rozanski
1,102 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance depending on project can be very inconsistent(in 217 reviews)

  • "Since going public the culture became no different than any other publicly traded company(in 102 reviews)

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  1. "Strong firm"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good values and work ethic

    Cons

    Long hours, sometimes on the weekend

  2. "Good employer, learned a lot"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Sydney

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great team Diverse and interesting work

    Cons

    Limited progression prospects Creeping bureaucracy Cultural clashes at times

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  3. Helpful (4)

    "Terrible Pay and Culture"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Everything depends on your specific project/team/client Non client-facing positions usually offer some flexible working arrangements

    Cons

    Outdated culture Management talks the talk but doesn't walk the walk Benefits are being cut even during growth periods You will feel like just a number Pay is terrible and not on par with competitors Very little work / life balance Office space is terrible, company refuses to invest in decent / large enough facilities High turnover among younger employees b/c of everything listed above

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  4. Helpful (2)

    "Not a great company to work for"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The CEO seem like a good guy.

    Cons

    "The Work Life Balance that it promises is usally not the reality" "It is common for a person to be hired and then let go in a few months for "lack of work""

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  5. "Great place to work."

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent coworkers and access to company resources.

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive with smaller consulting or contracting companies.

  6. "Good"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Devsecops Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time

    Pros

    Great salary Great manager Great flex

    Cons

    Big company (not really a con)

  7. "Strong firm, but soft compensation"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    -Good corporate culture -Works to ensure you have a contract to stay employed -Strong public sector reputation

    Cons

    -Pay not competitive -Contract opportunity is location specific

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  8. "Excellent experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Threat Analyst in Chantilly, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, pay, and management.

    Cons

    I don't have any complaints.

  9. "kj"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Alexandria, VA

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time

    Pros

    I guess its too early to say. Will be back to update.

    Cons

    Hiring process wasn't the best. Kept asking recruiter what I preferred, felt like she dismissed it. Starting, feels like I was given no direction.

  10. "Great Company to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team, looks out for their employees, great benefits

    Cons

    Promotion opportunity is unclear, work life balance depends on the client you support

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