Consultant, Business Process / Management Salary

Average Management Consultants in the United States make around $77K per year. With some bonuses approaching $18K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Management Consultants spread between $46K and $142K depending on individual performance. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but career length and the particular employer are influential factors as well. Men working as Management Consultants who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Management Consultants. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$48,863 - $122,397
$49K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,467
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50%
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$19.32 - $78.64
$19
$45
$79
MEDIAN: $45.00
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$0$141K
Salary $48,863 - $122,397
Bonus $1,915 - $18,279
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,787
Commission $10,000
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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$46,203 - $141,522
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 171
Hourly Data $0$78
Hourly Rate $19.32 - $78.64
Overtime $63.38
Annual Data $0$141K
Bonus $1,915 - $18,279
Commission $10,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,787
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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$46,203 - $141,522
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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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

  • 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.
  • Develop and update high-level roadmap of business initiatives and goals.
  • Modify programs to enhance likelihood of meeting business goals.
  • Balance customer requests and requirements with technical constraints.

Common Career Paths for Consultant, Business Process / Management


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Although it's unusual, some Management Consultants transition into jobs as Management Consultants. The latter group reports earning a slightly lower median of $93K per year, though.

Consultant, Business Process / Management Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Consultant, Business Process / Management


Dominating the field, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Humana, Inc., EY (Ernst & Young), Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, and Deloitte & Touche LLP 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 $82K. Management Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks at Deloitte ($76K), Humana, Inc. ($74K), and EY (Ernst & Young) ($73K).

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Deloitte & Touche LLP ($60K), Booz, Allen, and Hamilton ($61K), and PricewaterhouseCoopers ($67K).

Popular Skills for Consultant, Business Process / Management


Survey results suggest that Management Consultants put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Business Process Engineering, Change Management, Business Strategy, and Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 19 percent. Those listing Operations Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Excel and Data Analysis also typically command lower compensation. 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

Pay by Experience for a Consultant, Business Process / Management has a positive trend. An entry-level Consultant, Business Process / Management with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 139 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Consultant, Business Process / Management with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Consultant, Business Process / Management which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 90 salaries. A Consultant, Business Process / Management with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 38 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,537

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

With a pay rate for Management Consultants that is 24 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Management Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Detroit (+23 percent), Tampa (+22 percent), Indianapolis (+19 percent), and Arlington (+7 percent). Management Consultants' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Management Consultants in San Antonio bring in salaries that are 27 percent lower than the national average. On the whole, employers pay 25 percent below the median salary for those in this field in McLean and Philadelphia.

Consultant, Business Process / Management Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Consultant, Business Process / Management

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Consultant, Business Process / Management Salaries

▲16%

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$83,000

▼22%

Skills That Affect Consultant, Business Process / Management Salaries





National Average
$83,000



Data Analysis
▼7%


Operations Management
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 17%
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