Document and Entity Information
Jul. 25, 2019
Cover page.  
Entity Registrant Name FTI CONSULTING, INC
Entity Address, State or Province DC
Amendment Flag false
Entity Central Index Key 0000887936
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Jul. 25, 2019
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code MD
Entity File Number 001-14875
Entity Tax Identification Number 52-1261113
Entity Address, Address Line One 555 12th Street NW
Entity Address, City or Town Washington
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 20004
City Area Code (202)
Local Phone Number 312-9100
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
Trading Symbol FCN
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Entity Emerging Growth Company false