Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $99K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $68K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($145K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; San Francisco, Calif. ($115K), Chicago, Ill. ($100K), and New York, N.Y. (around $84K) are the next top-paying cities. Mclean, Va. ranks low on the pay scale — at $63K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $111K per year.
Senior Management Consultants are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $102K annually; Consulting Managers, Sr. Associate Management Consultants, and Senior Professional Service Consultants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $100K, approximately $86K, and around $84K, respectively. Near the bottom at Kpmg Consulting are Financial Analysts, pulling in an average of just $59K.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Government Financial Manager certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $115K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn $113K annually on average. It pays to have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Kpmg Consulting — these employees make the most at about $115K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $105K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Kpmg Consulting is Data Analysis; roughly one in five of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Financial Analysis, Business Strategy, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Kpmg Consulting has room for improvement — only one in seven employees are paid for vacation and sick time. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Kpmg Consulting sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of survey participants, and a large number of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.