Business Consultant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for a Business Consultant in Chicago, Illinois is $77,263 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Business Development is associated with high pay for this job.

$54,277 - $112,493
$54K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,514
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$0$121K
Salary $54,277 - $112,493
Bonus $2,926 - $19,241
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $11,745
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$58,594 - $121,550
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 103

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Business Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Business Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Business Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 18 salaries. A Business Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $151,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Business Consultant

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Business Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
▲83%

Experienced
▲20%

▲1%

National Average
$82,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Business Consultant Salaries

Business Development
▲10%

Accounting
▲2%



National Average
$82,000

Client Interaction
▼1%

Strategic Planning
▼3%


Financial Analysis
▼4%

Operations Management
▼5%


IT Consulting
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Process Improvement
▼9%

Requirements Analysis
▼9%

Microsoft Excel
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 8%
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