At Ryan, LLC, 84 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 478 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.13. It was published on Sep 12, 2016. 4848 Visitors

What Employees Say

People here are given a lot of responsibility.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.

What They Do

We asked Ryan, LLC to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. 

About this Company

Website: Industry: Professional Services
US Headquarters: Dallas, Texas US Sites: 57
Major Locations: Houston, Texas; Scottsdale, Arizona; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Austin, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts US Employees: 1,532
US Revenues: $390.8 million Worldwide Revenues: $433.8 million
Employees Worldwide: 2,017 Corporate Structure: Partnership; Private
Founded: 1991

Ryan employees celebrate Ryan's 25th anniversary by volunteering at the North Texas Food Bank during Ryan's Global Outreach Day -RyanSHARES Day.

Perks and Programs

We asked Ryan, LLC to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • myRyan Flexible Work Environment: myRyan is the Firm's award-winning flexible work program, which allows employees to work where and when they want. Associates can work from home, work in other company offices, or adopt non-traditional work schedules in order to better balance life and work, as long as they meet their goals.
  • Sabbaticals: After five years with the company, exempt employees receive a four-week paid sabbatical, and every fifth year following. Hourly employees receive a four-week paid allowance on the seventh anniversary of their hire date, and every seventh year after that.
  • Paid Volunteer Hours: Employees receive 16 hours of paid time off each year to volunteer for local charities. Employees volunteer in a number of charitable events such as Habitat for Humanity, Ronald McDonald House and local food banks in groups by office or team.
  • Parental Benefits: Ryan employees who adopt receive a tax-free, adoption assistance benefit of $5,000. New mothers receive 12 weeks of paid maternity leave and new fathers receive two weeks of paid paternity leave.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Ryan employees working more than 30 hours a week receive tuition assistance for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate studies. Employees are eligible for up to $5,250 per year, with a lifetime cap of $21,000.
  • Fun Committee: Ryan's Fun Committee leads the charge in infusing fun into the Firm’s culture. Monthly initiatives challenge employees to a variety of entertaining, engaging, and competitive events. This year employees flexed their creative muscle in creative photo and song writing contests, competed in a company-wide NCAA bracket challenge, and submitted spirited entries requiring outside-the-box team activities like synchronized non-swimming, airplane throwing in Ryan’s nod to the recent summer games: ‘Ryan Olympics.’
  • RyanPRIDE: Our unique peer recognition tool allows co-workers to recognize each other for going above and beyond the call of duty, via a Firm-wide social media styled newsfeed. This recognition translates to points that have a real cash value and can be redeemed for gifts, travel, or gift cards including VISA cards, Macy's, or Amazon.
  • Outreach –RyanSHARES Day: As a key part of our 25th Anniversary celebration, Ryan focused on our core value of ‘Generosity---we share our success,’ to serve our communities all over the world through an inaugural  Firm-wide day of service, which we promoted as RyanSHARES day. Ryan employees across 57 global offices volunteered over 3,000 hours of service and prepared approximately 150,000 meals at local food banks. We were proud to celebrate 25 years in business by making a positive impact on hunger relief around the world in honor of our anniversary.


$63,160 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Corporate Administrator $85,486 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Senior Consultant
25% 401(k) match of employee's contribution, up to 100% of an employee's salary81% Company-paid health coverage for employees (This percentage applies to employees enrolled in our HDHP -which accounts for over 70% of participants)
80% Company-paid health coverage for dependents (Those enrolled in the HDHP plan, which is 70%+ of the participants.) 81% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $2,000 College Tuition Reimbursement


  • 401(k)
  • Pre-tax savings account


  • Free snacks during the day
  • Free breakfast foods on a regular, daily basis
  • Car wash
  • Dry cleaning
  • Free beverages during the day
  • On-site package/mailing service
  • Convenience store
  • Banking
Ryan's San Diego Employees enjoy a team lunch by the bay!


22 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 10 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
Unlimited Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 4 weeks Paid sabbatical after 5 year(s)


  • Flexible schedule (100% use it)
  • Compressed work weeks (9% use it)
  • Telecommute option (80% use it)
  • Phased retirement planning (1% use it)


60 days Job-protected maternity leave60 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
60 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take60 days Job-protected paternity leave
10 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)10 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
$5,000 Adoption benefit60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents
30 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative
  • Elder care resources


  • Medical care
  • Vision care
  • Mental health care
  • Dental care
  • Prescription drug subsidy
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)


  • Cholesterol tests
  • Complete biometric screening
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Subsidized offsite gym memberships

Community Involvement & Philanthropy

16 hours Paid time off to volunteer $508,872 Philanthropic donations in last year
$58,994 Total company-matched employee donations in last year


  • Formal programs support professional development for: Women
  • Married employees in same-sex or heterosexual relationships receive the same benefits
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Executive Diversity

Our Los Angeles offices are all dressed up for Halloween!


Chicago Area Employees volunteer at a Feed My Starving Children event at Union Station.

How to Get Hired

We asked Ryan, LLC for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Ryan has a core set of competencies that we look for in selecting employees to ensure they will be a great match for our Firm. These characteristics include attention to detail, collaboration and teamwork, drive for results, problem solving, decision-making, communication skills, adaptability, technical competence, self-motivation, accountability, professionalism, and creativity.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

It is extremely beneficial if prospective employees are referred by a current employee of Ryan. Prospective employees should also ensure that they have an up-to-date LinkedIn profile and a high-quality resume. Their profiles and resumes should reflect the level of quality documents that they would normally produce. It is also beneficial if candidates are actively involved in networking within their area of expertise and are involved in conferences. If attending college, we also recommend that they attend our hiring events on select campuses.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are actively hiring Service Delivery personnel from entry-level consultant roles up to senior consultant roles. We have a unique opportunity for recent college graduates because of the extensive training Ryan makes available for those pursuing a career in tax consulting. In addition, we have opportunities for many of our Corporate Services departments. We also have a dedicated executive recruiting function focused on hiring executive level positions including Principals and Vice Presidents.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Interested candidates should visit the careers page on Ryan’s website (  This page provides access to the numerous open positions worldwide and allows the ability to view them by job category and location. We also recommend that candidates read about the various practice areas and services offered by Ryan on

hiring Outlook

400 Job openings forecast for coming year -5% Job Growth
33 Average applicants per opening 13,000 Applications received
325 Positions filled in past year 25% New hires by employee referrals
300 New positions created 78 Jobs filled by current employees
Yes Recruits on college campuses 77 New graduates hired
13% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees 0% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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