At Ryan, LLC, 94 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 905 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 1.80. It was published on Sep 10, 2018. 14876 Visitors

What Employees Say

I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
People here are given a lot of responsibility.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
Management is competent at running the business.

What They Do

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

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Professional Services
US Headquarters: Dallas, Texas, 75240 US Sites: 53
Major Locations: Houston, Texas, 77056; Scottsdale, Arizona, 85254; Atlanta, Georgia, 30363; Chicago, Illinois, 60606; Austin, Texas, 78701; Los Angeles, California, 90071 US Employees: 1,613
Employees Worldwide: 2,293 Corporate Structure: Partnership; Private
Founded: 1991

Atlanta employees enjoy laser tag as part of their Annual Meeting event.

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 are most efficient and effective. Team Members are empowered with the freedom and flexibility to achieve professional and personal success. In exchange for incredible freedom and flexibility, employees accept accountability for results.
  • RyanInnovates: Ryan's social-media Innovation platform provides employees the ability to make improvement suggestions that can be shared and commented on through an online portal. Each suggestion is visible as a Firm-wide news feed that management and employees alike closely monitor. The open sharing of ideas has generated many improvements that have been implemented as a result.
  • Parental Benefits: Ryan offers a tax-free, adoption assistance benefit of $5,000. Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption benefits include 8 weeks of paid leave. When combined with other benefits, new mothers can be eligible for up to 16 weeks of leave.
  • Paid Volunteer Hours: Every employee has 16 hours of paid time off each year to volunteer for local charities. Employees support many charitable events across the country, including Habitat for Humanity, Ronald McDonald House, local food banks, and much more.
  • 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.
  • Sabbaticals: After five years of service, exempt employees are entitled to a four-week paid sabbatical, and every fifth year following. Hourly employees earn a four-week paid allowance on the seventh anniversary of their hire date, and every seventh year after that.
  • Outreach –RyanSHARES Day: RyanSHARES Day is an annual event where Ryan employees around the world share their success with local communities in honor of the Firm’s anniversary date. This year, almost 1,000 Ryan employees across 50 global offices volunteered more than 3,000 hours of service and prepared approximately 123,500 meals.
  • RyanPRIDE: Ryan’s unique peer recognition tool allows co-workers to recognize each other for going above and beyond the call of duty via a Firm-wide points-based social media platform. Outstanding client service translates to points that have a real cash value redeemable for quality merchandise, travel packages, or gift cards.
  • MD Live: Employees have access to a board-certified doctor anytime through Ryan’s MDLive benefit. Employees can access a provider via a phone call or through a mobile app where MDLive doctors provide treatment advice for routine ailments such as allergies, sinus infections, pinkeye, and more. In states where permitted, therapists are available to treat anxiety, depression, marital problems, child behavior, and learning concerns.
  • Healthcare Concierge - Compass: Ryan offers employees a Healthcare concierge service that provides assistance with navigating benefits locating doctors, making appointments, and reviewing invoices for accuracy.


50% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 7% of salary97% Company-paid health coverage for employees
89% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 97% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $4,880 Average Tuition Reimbursement
$5,250 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement
Chief Operating Officer Ginny Kissling joined by two interns for her podcast on National Intern Day.


Unlimited Vacation Paid time off 47 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
Unlimited Sick Paid time off 5 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment
4 weeks Paid sabbatical after 5 year(s) of employment 25 days Paid time off as of first day of part-time employment


  • Flexible schedule (100% use it)
  • Telecommute option (90% use it)
  • Compressed work weeks (10% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (95% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Some Ryan locations house convenience stores, onsite gyms, ATMs, and cafeterias available for all employees. Others organize free breakfast on Fridays and regularly take teams to lunch using company team allowances.)


60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 40 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 (including FMLA)
40 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)18 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
$5,000 Adoption benefit60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)
40 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. Not all employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


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


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

16 hours Paid time off to volunteer $505,000 Philanthropic donations in last year
$141,500 Total company-matched employee donations in last year


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Women
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

Austin employees enjoy a night at the Circuit of the Americas celebrating Best Companies to Work for in Texas.


Employees at Ryan's Detroit office enjoy lunch-time yoga.

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 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 4% Job Growth
115 Average applicants per opening 8,595 Total job applicants
27% New hires by employee referrals 5% Openings filled by current employees
50 Recent graduates hired 11% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
13% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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