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Business Process / Management Consultant Salary

Total annual pay for Business Process Consultants is approximately $85K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — more than a third on average. In the world of Business Process Consultants, total cash compensation can vary between $50K and $155K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $20K and $12K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the company, followed by career length and geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up the majority of Business Process Consultants (63 percent) survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$49,760 - $127,532
(Median)
$50K
$79K
$130K
MEDIAN: $79,302
10%
50%
90%

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$19.37 - $129.08
(Median)
$19
$52
$130
MEDIAN: $51.00
10%
50%
90%

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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$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$49,760 - $127,532  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,865  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $12,181  
Commission
$-0.50 - $99,329  
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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$50,179 - $154,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,665
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$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.37 - $129.08  
   
Overtime
$14.25 - $89.28  
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$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,865  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $99,329  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $12,181  
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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$50,179 - $154,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 270
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Business Process / Management Consultant


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Though it's uncommon, some Business Process Consultants move into roles as Chief Financial Officers, where pay is an average $122K per year. It is more probable, however, that Business Process Consultants become Information Technology Project Managers or Senior Professional Service Consultants.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Business Process / Management Consultant


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Business Process Consultants include Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Accenture, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Humana, Inc., and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. Although Humana, Inc. leads the field in pay with a median salary of $146K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $52K on the low end all the way up to $154K at the top. PricewaterhouseCoopers, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., and Accenture are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Business Process Consultants earning around $108K, $94K, or $91K at each firm, respectively.

Protiviti Incorporated reports the lowest median salary in the area by far — it's only $55K, 165 percent lower than the top payer. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Booz, Allen, and Hamilton ($63K), KPMG, LLP ($68K), and EY (Ernst & Young) ($73K).

Popular Skills for Business Process / Management Consultant


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Business Process Engineering, Strategic Planning, Strategic Project Management, and Change Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 13 percent and 16 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those educated in Process Improvement tend to be well versed in Business Analysis and Change Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Process / Management Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $68K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $94K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $111K. Business Process Consultants who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $130K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Business Process Consultants, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 25 percent greater than the national average. Business Process Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Louisville (+21 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and Los Angeles (+15 percent). With compensation 20 percent below the national average, McLean is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Denver and 6 percent less in Chicago, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Business Process / Management Consultant Salaries




National Average
$85,000


Skills That Affect Business Process / Management Consultant Salaries






Process Improvement
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Business Strategy
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National Average
$85,000

Business Analysis
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SQL
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Microsoft Access
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 431 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 17%
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