Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $93K annually. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $70K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Management Consultants, who bring in close to $113K annually, though Information Technology Consultants are not far behind at $112K along with Sr. Associate Management Consultants ($85K) and Management Consultants (about $72K). With salaries averaging $61K, Human Resources Consultants are among the lowest paid at Kpmg Consulting.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $96K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Chicago, Ill. ($93K), Washington, DC (around $89K), and San Francisco, Calif. ($75K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Boston, Mass. — at about $63K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Illinois, where the average salary is $100K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Government Financial Managers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $158K per year. Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $118K annually. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS) at Kpmg Consulting — these employees make the most at around $93K per year.
When it comes to skills, Business Strategy seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $106K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; between a fifth and a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Data Analysis, Business Analysis, and Consulting Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for most respondents and dental coverage for a large number of workers. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.