Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $92K annually. The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $52K per year.
Management Consultants are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $110K annually; Human Resources Managers, Executive Assistants, and Financial Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $92K, $70K, and $69K, respectively. The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Information Technology Specialists (around $53K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($98K per year) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass. (approximately $87K), San Francisco, Calif. (about $70K), and Atlanta, Ga. ($61K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $48K) is Washington, DC. By state, The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. pays its Pennsylvania employees the most; the pay rate there is $103K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Chartered Financial Analyst certainly has its perks — salaries approach $115K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a CompTIA Network+ Expert is rewarded with median pay of about $56K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $62K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Consulting Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $120K annually. A common skill in The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.'s work force is Microsoft Excel; around one in six of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Business Strategy, Data Analysis, and Business Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
36 percent have paid vacation, and only about a fifth of survey participants can take paid time off for illness. A strong majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Almost all respondents report having health insurance, and most employees report having dental coverage. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.