Consulting Services Associate Partners earn the highest median pay at approximately $185K per year, followed by Consulting Managers ($130K), Senior Professional Service Consultants (about $87K), and Business Consultants ($78K). Among the lower-paid positions at Kpmg Consulting are Financial Consultants — the median salary for this role approaches around $52K.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $100K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $67K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $170K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; San Francisco, Calif. ($117K), Philadelphia, Pa. ($113K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $59K) is Atlanta, Ga. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to around $145K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $148K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning a Certified Public Accountant certification garners significant financial rewards of about $119K per year on average. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance at Kpmg Consulting come out on top, and their salaries approach $123K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Change Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $119K per year. Financial Analysis is regularly seen around here; just under one in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Project Management, and Business Strategy.
Benefits and Perks
22 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in ten workers get sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The vast majority of employees receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. Perks also include a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.