Consulting Director Salary

Median pay for Consulting Directors in the United States is around $148K 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 (+17 percent), Atlanta (+12 percent), Philadelphia (+12 percent), and Washington (+8 percent). The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$97,112 - $191,447
$97K
$150K
$190K
MEDIAN: $148,136
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$77.63 - $178.04
$100
MEDIAN: $100.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$97,112 - $191,447  
   
Bonus
$6,056 - $39,423  
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $20,608  
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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$104,396 - $220,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$100.00  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
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$80K$160K$240K
Bonus
$6,056 - $39,423  
   
Commission
$2,013 - $64,564  
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $20,608  
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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$104,396 - $220,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 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


Consulting Directors flock to PricewaterhouseCoopers for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $220K lead the pack in compensation.

Popular Skills for Consulting Director


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set 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 25 percent, 20 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Account Management, Strategic Planning, and Customer Relationship Management. 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: $163,946

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Key Stats for Consulting Director

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Consulting Director Salaries

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$164,000

▼8%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Consulting Director Salaries

Strategy
▲25%

Business Strategy
▲20%

Big Data Analytics
▲3%



Data Analysis
▲1%

People Management
▲1%

Business Development
▼0%

National Average
$164,000




Account Management
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 7%
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