Consulting Director Salary

Median pay for Consulting Directors in the United States is around $146K annually, but employers in New York offer the biggest paychecks; average compensation in that city is approximately $213K. Consulting Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+20 percent), Atlanta (+15 percent), Philadelphia (+14 percent), and Washington (+10 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$91,118 - $192,724
$91K
$150K
$190K
MEDIAN: $145,750
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$77.63 - $178.04
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MEDIAN: $100.00
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$0$223K
Salary $91,118 - $192,724
Bonus $5,132 - $38,736
Profit Sharing $1,017 - $20,482
Commission $2,013 - $64,564
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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$97,862 - $223,006
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 266
Hourly Data $0$178
Hourly Rate $100.00
Overtime $87.00
Annual Data $0$223K
Bonus $5,132 - $38,736
Commission $2,013 - $64,564
Profit Sharing $1,017 - $20,482
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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$97,862 - $223,006
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Consulting Director

Consulting directors are responsible for effectively managing projects, providing solutions design, and implementing and generating project results for their organization. They are in charge of identifying, creating, and delivering innovative service strategies and tools to generate revenue opportunities related to new and existing clients. One of their main functions includes leading and coordinating team efforts in data gathering and analysis to increase company profitability. They collaborate in project planning and execution, as well as collect feedback after project deployment.

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Consulting Director Tasks

  • Develop and manage a team of consultants as well as the customer experience from sales to execution.
  • Provide guidance during difficult situations and when deadlines are missed.
  • Coordinate with vendors, other departments, and internal teams to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Create project plans, deliverables, and timelines to meet customer needs.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Consulting Director


The biggest paychecks can be found at PricewaterhouseCoopers — the median salary there is $220K.

Popular Skills for Consulting Director


Consulting Directors seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Strategy, Business Strategy, and Big Data Analytics are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 23 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Account Management and Strategic Planning. Most people familiar with Business Development also know IT Consulting.

Pay by Experience Level for Consulting Director

Pay by Experience for a Consulting Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Consulting Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $136,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Consulting Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $151,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Consulting Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $165,000 based on 164 salaries. A Consulting Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $176,000 based on 79 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $160,558

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Key Stats for Consulting Director

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Consulting Director Salaries

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$161,000

▼6%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Consulting Director Salaries

Strategy
▲27%

Business Strategy
▲23%

Big Data Analytics
▲6%



Data Analysis
▲3%

People Management
▲3%

Business Development
▲2%


National Average
$161,000



Account Management
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 7%
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