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Entry-Level Business Consultant Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Business Consultants lies in the neighborhood of $62K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Business Consultants, overall income ranges from $41K near the bottom to $98K at the top; this can include more than $13K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Business Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Business Consultants who responded to the questionnaire — 65 percent to be exact. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$41,789 - $88,644
(Median)
$42K
$62K
$89K
MEDIAN: $61,628
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50%
90%

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$12.46 - $86.16
(Median)
$12
$25
$86
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,789 - $88,644  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,217  
Profit Sharing
$310.94 - $9,609  
Commission
$500 - $20,347  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,355 - $97,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $86.16  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $75.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,217  
   
Commission
$500 - $20,347  
Profit Sharing
$310.94 - $9,609  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$41,355 - $97,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120

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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Business Consultant


Entry-Level Business Consultants flock to Humana, Inc., Deloitte & Touche LLP, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, EY (Ernst & Young), and Deloitte Consulting LLP, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Those at McKinsey & Company, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $84K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Deloitte Consulting LLP, Deloitte, and Deloitte & Touche LLP, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Business Consultants rake in a $76K, $73K, or $67K, respectively.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Booz, Allen, and Hamilton ($59K), Protiviti Incorporated ($61K), and Sapient Corporation ($65K).

Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Business Consultants, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 22 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Business Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+20 percent), New York (+15 percent), Chicago (+11 percent), and Houston (+8 percent). Falling short of the national average by 12 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Columbus. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver (12 percent lower) and Minneapolis (9 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Business Consultant Salaries

Requirements Analysis
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Strategic Planning
up arrow 9%

Financial Analysis
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Business Intelligence
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Business Strategy
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Data Analysis
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Project Management
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Operations Management
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IT Consulting
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Microsoft Excel
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Business Development
0%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Office
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Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%