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Average Salary for The North Highland Company Employees

The North Highland Company is a management consulting firm headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. that hires for Management Consultant positions, Senior Strategy Manager roles, and more. With a reputation for handing out six-figure salaries (median pay is $115K), The North Highland Company is a strong magnet for those looking to increase their earning potential. At The North Highland Company, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company and geography each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The North Highland Company typically pays:
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Employer: The North Highland Company
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About This Company

Atlanta, Georgia 

Management Consulting

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $60K per year on average. Average pay is approximately $97K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $107K per year.


Information Technology Consultants are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $119K annually; Senior Strategy Managers, Management Consultants, and Consulting Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $117K, around $95K, and approximately $90K, respectively.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $115K per year) can be spotted in Minneapolis, Minn.; Denver, Colo. ($100K), the company's headquarter city of Atlanta, Ga. ($97K), and Charlotte, N.C. ($87K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Minnesota offers the highest pay at about $115K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $106K per year. The North Highland Company provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration — these employees rake in about $135K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Business Development; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $130K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; more than a third consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Change Management, Consulting Management, and Business Strategy.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; The North Highland Company gives paid vacation days to 35 percent and sick leave to one in four workers. Nearly all survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. The North Highland Company provides health insurance to the vast majority of respondents, and nearly all workers do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, employee stock ownership plan (esop), and free drinks.

Key Stats for The North Highland Company


45 %
55 %
$41,712 - $111,551
$60,820 - $126,405
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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