Business Process / Management Consultant Salary

Earnings for Business Process Consultants in the United States come in at around $80K annually on average. Cash earnings for Business Process Consultants — including $20K in bonuses and $16K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $49K to $150K depending on individual performance. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure and geographic location. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Business Process Consultants making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,217 - $126,372
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MEDIAN: $79,797
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$14.72 - $131.74
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$0$149K
Salary $50,217 - $126,372
Bonus $1,184 - $20,207
Profit Sharing $3.14 - $15,591
Commission $15,000
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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$48,683 - $149,619
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,688
Hourly Data $0$131
Hourly Rate $14.72 - $131.74
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $21.79 - $112.83
Annual Data $0$149K
Bonus $1,184 - $20,207
Commission $15,000
Profit Sharing $3.14 - $15,591
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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$48,683 - $149,619
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 261

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Job Description for Business Process / Management Consultant

Business process/management consultants seek to constantly evaluate the production process and improve on it in any way possible. These improvements can take the form of new equipment, staff, methods, and team building and mentoring. By working with the production and sales chains of a business, the business process/management consultants help eliminate unnecessary costs and increase communication between the different levels of operation.

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Business Process / Management Consultant Tasks

  • Conduct organizational studies and evaluations to find inefficient business processes and programs.
  • Design systems and procedures to more efficiently conduct an organization's practices and procedures.

Common Career Paths for Business Process / Management Consultant


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Business Process Consultants sometimes assume positions such as VPs of Operations. That role pays $124K per year on average. The most common next step for a Business Process Consultant is to become an Information Technology Project Manager or a Senior Professional Service Consultant. The former position pays an additional $2K per year on average, and the latter position pays $15K more per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Business Process / Management Consultant


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Business Process Consultants include Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Humana, Inc., Protiviti Incorporated, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and EY (Ernst & Young). For Business Process Consultants, comfortable salaries can be found at Humana, Inc.; in fact, average earnings are around $146K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($52K versus $154K) is great. Also paying near the top of the field are Deloitte & Touche LLP at $140K, Slalom Consulting at $122K, and Accenture, where Business Process Consultants annually earn $108K.

Booz, Allen, and Hamilton lags the field greatly in terms of pay, offering a median salary less than half of the top paying company's rate ($71K). Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Protiviti Incorporated at $72K, and IBM Global Services where $79K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Business Process Consultants there earn up to $129K.

Popular Skills for Business Process / Management Consultant


Survey results imply that Business Process Consultants deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Program Management, Business Process Engineering, and Change Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent, 22 percent, and 17 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office. For most people, competency in Process Improvement indicates knowledge of Business Analysis, Change Management, and Business Process Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Process / Management Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Business Process / Management Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Process / Management Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 814 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Process / Management Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 552 salaries. An experienced Business Process / Management Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 482 salaries. A Business Process / Management Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 219 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,678

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Business Process Consultants in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Business Process Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+24 percent), San Francisco (+21 percent), New York (+18 percent), and Minneapolis (+17 percent). Detroit is the lowest-paying area, 10 percent south of the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Atlanta (5 percent less) and Chicago (2 percent less).

Business Process / Management Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Business Process / Management Consultant?

Business Process / Management Consultant in Countryside:
Pros: Breaks and hours.overtime and never get time, off.
Cons: People, do not, encourage you they actually discourage you,

Business Process / Management Consultant in Tampa:
"Great company."
Pros: The diversity and freedom. New challenges all the time. Trust of leaders.
Cons: Nothing really. Best job and company I have ever been with.

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Key Stats for Business Process / Management Consultant

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 296 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Business Process / Management Consultant Salaries

▲50%

▲25%

▲14%

National Average
$84,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Business Process / Management Consultant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 296 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 17%
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