Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $96K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Kpmg Consulting workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $69K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($113K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Dallas, Texas (about $100K), Philadelphia, Pa. ($95K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $93K) are the next top-paying cities. At $66K, Atlanta, Ga. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Kpmg Consulting pays its Illinois employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $100K annually.
Bringing in the most money are Senior Management Consultants — their earnings average $108K per year. Information Technology Consultants are a close second at about $91K along with Project Managers ($86K) and Technical Consultants (around $75K). Certified Public Accountants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $61K.
Certifications and Degrees
Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($118K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified Government Financial Manager can certainly pay off here; those folks make $115K on average. At Kpmg Consulting, employees who hold a Master of Arts (MA) receive the highest salaries at about $128K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Business Strategy; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $107K per year. Project Management is a popular skill in the Kpmg Consulting workforce; just over one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Kpmg Consulting, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of survey participants and dental coverage for a large number of employees. Privileges also include a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.