Consultant, Business Process / Management Salary

An average Management Consultant in the United States can expect to take home roughly $75K annually. Total incomes of Management Consultants incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $46K and $151K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career duration, followed by the specific employer and geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Management Consultants. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Management Consultants making up 58 percent of survey respondents. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$48,140 - $125,153
(Median)
$48K
$75K
$130K
MEDIAN: $75,104
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$14.89 - $127.06
(Median)
$15
$44
$130
MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,140 - $125,153  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,551  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $15,319  
Commission
$550 - $65,000  
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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$46,086 - $150,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,002
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.89 - $127.06  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $106.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,551  
   
Commission
$550 - $65,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $15,319  
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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$46,086 - $150,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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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 who go on to become Consulting Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Consulting Managers is $122K annually.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Consultant, Business Process / Management


Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Deloitte Consulting LLP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Accenture, and Humana, Inc. are all popular places to work. For Management Consultants, comfortable salaries can be found at Accenture; in fact, average earnings are around $102K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($46K versus $145K) is great. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Deloitte Consulting LLP, Deloitte, and Humana, Inc., top-paying firms where Management Consultants rake in a $80K, $76K, or $74K, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Booz, Allen, and Hamilton at $56K, Deloitte & Touche LLP at $60K, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, where $67K is the norm.

Popular Skills for Consultant, Business Process / Management


Management Consultants report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Business Process Engineering, Change Management, and Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 14 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Operations Management and Microsoft Excel. Those proficient in Process Improvement are, more often than not, also skilled in Business Analysis 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $67K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $90K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $103K. 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 $116K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,369

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

For those looking to make money, Management Consultants in Boston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Management Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+24 percent), New York (+13 percent), Chicago (+7 percent), and Minneapolis (+6 percent). Management Consultants' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Management Consultants in McLean bring in salaries that are 23 percent lower than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Charlotte (23 percent less) and Philadelphia (15 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.

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Experience Affects Consultant, Business Process / Management Salaries




National Average
$80,000


Skills That Affect Consultant, Business Process / Management Salaries




Business Analysis
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Process Improvement
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Project Management
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$80,000


Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 174 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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