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Consultant, Business Process / Management Salary

Management Consultants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $77K per year. Total cash compensation for Management Consultants runs from $49K to $149K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $17K and profit sharing that can reach almost $12K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career length, followed by the particular city and the particular employer. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Male Management Consultants are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. Most Management Consultants report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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MEDIAN: $76,692
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Salary
$49,724 - $125,650  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,759  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $11,960  
Commission
$3,750 - $30,000  
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$48,908 - $149,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 866
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$15.33 - $148.48  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $88.09  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,759  
   
Commission
$3,750 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $11,960  
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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$48,908 - $149,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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Job Description for Consultant, Business Process / Management

A business process management (BPM) consultant is responsible for systematically improving an organization's productivity by examining the interdependent parts of a system. They host discussions with process participants and help managers understand what value would be gained from a business product management (BPM) solution. The BPM consultant uses BPM tools to build and implement customer-defined applications. They also must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and vendors. Some of this work may require travel.

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Consultant, Business Process / Management Tasks

  • Modify programs to enhance likelihood of meeting business goals.
  • Balance customer requests and requirements with technical constraints.
  • Develop and update high-level roadmap of business initiatives and goals.
  • Coordinate with partners to ensure overall business solution is positioned and implemented on a global scale.
  • Build rapport with external vendors in order to support business objectives.

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Management Consultants' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Business Process Consultant. Median pay for Business Process Consultants is $78K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Consultant, Business Process / Management


Dominating the field, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, PricewaterhouseCoopers, EY (Ernst & Young), and Accenture are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Management Consultants. Those at Accenture can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $102K. Management Consultants will also find cushy salaries at Deloitte Consulting LLP (+$80K), EY (Ernst & Young) (+$73K), and Humana, Inc. (+$73K).

Other low-paying employers include Booz, Allen, and Hamilton at $63K and PricewaterhouseCoopers at $67K, though some Management Consultants there earn up to $150K.

Popular Skills for Consultant, Business Process / Management


Management Consultants report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Business Process Engineering, Business Strategy, Change Management, and Process Improvement are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 18 percent. Operations Management and Microsoft Excel as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. For most people, competency in Business Analysis indicates knowledge of Data Analysis and Business Strategy. People who know Process Improvement usually also know Project Management and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Consultant, Business Process / Management

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Management Consultants. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $68K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $92K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $105K. Management 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 $117K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Management Consultants will find that Boston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 31 percent. Management Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+21 percent), New York (+9 percent), Minneapolis (+9 percent), and Houston (+8 percent). Management Consultants in McLean make 25 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Charlotte (20 percent less) and Philadelphia (17 percent less).

Consultant, Business Process / Management Reviews

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

Consultant, Business Process / Management in Houston:
"Engagements Vary In Length And Focus. Great Exposure."
Pros: Travel. Pays for flights on weekends to anywhere else I would want to go. Pays for meals during the week. Hotel and Airline points are for my own personal use to ease the cost of my vacations. Constantly changing engagements so I get experience in many different areas and even different industries.
Cons: There is a lot of uncertainty for assignments which can you leave you without an assignment from 1 week to 3 months.

Consultant, Business Process / Management in Louisville:
"Interesting Analytics Role."
Pros: Interesting utilization of data--uses provider data to determine network decisions.
Cons: Huge company, buried in bureaucracy.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Consultant, Business Process / Management Salaries




National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Consultant, Business Process / Management Salaries




Process Improvement
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Project Management
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Business Analysis
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$82,000


Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 195 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 16%