Working at PwC Australia:

PwC is one of the “Big 4” accounting and professional services firms, with offices in 157 countries. Globally, PwC employs over 280,000 people in 742 offices. PwC primarily provides assurance, tax, advisory and transaction services to public, private, and government clients


Accounting & Advisory Services

Employees (Aus)

5,001 – 10,000

Equality & Benefits at PwC


Women employees

18 weeks

Paid parental leave (additional to govt. leave)


Key management roles held by women

3 weeks

Paid secondary carers leave offered

Above data sourced from companies own website and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)

PwC’s Scorecard

A list of the local awards and recognition the company has achieved for gender equality and workplace culture initiatives.

#17th on LinkedIn’s ‘Top 25 Best Australian Workplaces to Grow Your Career 2022’  

WEGA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality  The Workplace Gender Equality Agency awards a Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation. It is a voluntary leading-practice recognition program designed to encourage, recognise and promote organisations' active commitment to achieving gender equality in Australian workplaces.

#1 on The Australian Financial Review’s ‘Best Places to Work 2021’  


Not a WEGA Pay Equity Ambassador  Workplace Gender Equality Agency Pay Equity Ambassador organisations must have: undertaken a pay gap analysis of its workforce in the last two years, taken action on the results, reported pay equity metrics to the executive and board, and communicated their pay equity initiatives to their employees.

Employee Ratings

Scores for PwC are based on 32 ratings*

Overall Job Satisfaction (out of 5)



would recommend to other women


believe women are treated equally to men

Equal Opportunities

We asked current or past employees to give PwC a rating out of 5 stars for equality. The data displays how satisfied reviewers are with equality of leadership opportunities and pay.

We also asked how equally they believe all employees are treated regardless of differences inc. gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age etc.

  • Representation of women in leadership – 3.5 (out of 5) 70% 70%
  • satisfaction with pay – 3.5 70% 70%
  • employees treated equally regardless of difference – 2.5 50% 50%
  • CEO supports gender equality – 3 60% 60%


We asked employees to give PwC a rating out of 5 stars for the level of flexibility offered for work scheduling, hours and location. We also measured support for paid time off, including annual leave, personal leave and sick days.

  • support for Flexible work – 3 (out of 5)
  • ability to work remotely – 4
  • ability to work part time or compressed days – 3
  • ability to take paid time off work – 4


We asked employees to give PwC a rating out of 5 stars for their policies and practises that support parents and families. 

  • Parental leave policy & practises – 4 (out of 5)
  • support for taking parental leave – 2.5
  • support given to parents & carers – 2.5

Development & Enrichment

We asked employees to give PwC a rating out of 5 stars for the support they received for their learning & development, mentorship and wellbeing at work. We also asked how supported they feel by management.

  • Learning & Development Opportunities – 4 (out of 5)
  • formal & informal mentoring – 4
  • supportive management – 4
  • wellbeing initiatives – 2


We asked employees to give PwC a rating out of 5 stars for how respectful and inclusive the culture is.  We measured how responsive PwC are to issues raised and how equally all employees are treated at the company. Finally, we measured how comfortable reviewers felt to bring their ‘whole self’ to work and be accepted.

  • respectful & inclusive colleagues – 2.5 (out of 5)
  • employer responsiveness to discrimination – 3.5
  • Equity, diversity & inclusion initiatives – 2.5
  • sense of belonging – 2.5

*Above data was crowdsourced from community surveys and as such is anecdotal

Employee Reviews

We encourage women to leave anonymous reviews of their experiences at PwC. These are individual opinions and personal stories, that may provide insight into what it’s really like to work at the company, however they have not been verified.

five stars

“PwC is a very inclusive workplace with flexibility for mums

Overall Job Satisfaction: 4 / 5 

Do you believe women and men treated equally?


What’s unequal?


Have you been treated unequally due to aspects of your identity?


One thing PwC can improve: 

“Additional resourcing”

Would you recommend PwC to other women? 


Position / Department:


Very Satisfied Anonymous Reviewer

Mid Level, Current Employee, Posted 2022

five stars

Please have open conversations with your manager about going into maternity leave and your expectation of what you would like to be doing when you return to work. Align yourself with partners and directors who will sponsor and speak up for you.”

Overall Job Satisfaction: 2 / 5

Do you believe women and men treated equally?


What’s unequal?

Development Opportunities, Promotion

Have you been treated unequally due to aspects of your identity?

“Gender, Parental status, Ethnicity”

One thing PwC can improve: 

More flexibility, Promoting more women to leadership roles, Improved work-life balance

Would you recommend PwC to other women? 

“No I wouldn’t recommend this employer to another woman. Even though, the employer promotes heavily in their social media channels their commitment to diversity and their parental leave policies, women who work there and have children would tell another story. You are penalised heavily in management consulting if you go part-time or if you try to return to the original role after having a baby (I was told my role was made redundant one week into my maternity leave and that I would have to find another role if I returned to the company after my leave)

Position / Department:


UnSatisfied Anonymous Reviewer

Mid Level, Past Employee, Posted 2022

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