Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $100K per year. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $67K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($170K per year) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Philadelphia, Pa. ($130K), San Francisco, Calif. (about $117K), and New York, N.Y. (around $80K) are the next top-paying cities. Denver, Colo. ranks low on the pay scale — at $55K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Kpmg Consulting workers in Texas earn the most — $145K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to Consulting Managers, who earn an average around $115K per year, closely trailed by Senior Professional Service Consultants (about $87K), Business Analysts ($83K), and Business Consultants (approximately $78K). Among the lower-paid positions at Kpmg Consulting are Financial Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches around $59K.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $140K annually. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $125K per year. Kpmg Consulting provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in approximately $110K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be IT Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $125K per year. Folks here also tend to know Data Analysis; on the survey, slightly less than one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Financial Analysis, Project Management, and Business Strategy.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in five survey participants receiving paid vacation and approximately one-eighth of workers receiving sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Kpmg Consulting, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all workers receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. Kpmg Consulting folks also make good use of a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.