Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $91K per year. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $54K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Management Consultants, Human Resources Managers, Executive Assistants, and Financial Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $110K per year, the other salaries come in at around $92K, approximately $70K, and $69K, respectively. The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Information Technology Specialists ($53K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($98K annually) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass. (approximately $89K), San Francisco, Calif. (about $70K), and Atlanta, Ga. (around $61K) are the next top-paying cities. New York, N.Y. is near the bottom for pay at $59K. Across The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Pennsylvania earn the most, taking home about $103K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Chartered Financial Analysts, who make $115K annually. On average, salaries rise to $56K per year for accredited CompTIA Network+ Experts. Regarding salaries and education, The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — approximately $62K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Consulting Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $120K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. workers, with a little less than one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Analysis, Business Strategy, and Business Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. gives paid vacation days to two in five respondents and sick leave to one in five respondents. A solid majority of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of survey participants, and most employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and free drinks.