When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $115K per year) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass. (around $81K), New York, N.Y. ($81K), and Houston, Texas ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Washington, DC — at about $48K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to $108K annually.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $83K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. employees (54 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $69K annually on average.
The highest average salaries go to Human Resources Managers, who bring in close to $90K per year, though Knowledge Analysts are not far behind at $82K along with Business Process Consultants ($81K) and Management Consultants (approximately $81K). The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Administrative Assistants (about $40K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Entrepreneurship; The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. awards $135K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Strategy Development; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $105K annually. A relatively widespread skill at The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. is Business Strategy; just under one in five of employees use it for work. Project Management, Business Analysis, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Two in five workers have paid vacation, and only about 30 percent can take paid time off for illness. A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of survey participants use it to save for retirement. Nearly all respondents have health insurance, and benefits for most survey participants also include dental insurance. The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. folks also make good use of a company cell phone, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.