Consulting Directors in the United States earn an average of $149K per year; salaries are particularly strong in New York, where workers earn around $209K. Consulting Directors will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+18 percent), Atlanta (+15 percent), Philadelphia (+11 percent), and Houston (+6 percent). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$99,261 - $190,947
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$99K
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$190K
MEDIAN: $148,566
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$99,261 - $190,947  
   
Bonus
$5,045 - $39,534  
Profit Sharing
$2,327 - $19,967  
Commission
$15,000  
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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$108,540 - $222,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 269
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$110.00  
   
Overtime
$63.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Bonus
$5,045 - $39,534  
   
Commission
$15,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,327 - $19,967  
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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$108,540 - $222,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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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

  • Coordinate with vendors, other departments, and internal teams to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Create project plans, deliverables, and timelines to meet customer needs.
  • 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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Consulting Director


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, KPMG, LLP offers the most; Consulting Directors earn $226K on average there.

Popular Skills for Consulting Director


Consulting Directors report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Strategy, Business Strategy, and IT Consulting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 20 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Account Management, Strategic Planning, and Customer Relationship Management. The majority of those who know Business Development also know IT Consulting.

Pay by Experience Level for Consulting Director

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Even the relatively untested can earn a lot; individuals who have been working for fewer than five years report a median six-figure salary of $140K per year. Consulting Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $166K. Consulting Directors 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 $174K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $164,382

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Experience Affects Consulting Director Salaries



National Average
$164,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Consulting Director Salaries

Strategy
up arrow 24%

Business Strategy
up arrow 20%

IT Consulting
up arrow 6%

Big Data Analytics
up arrow 5%

Consulting Management
up arrow 2%

Business Development
0%

Data Analysis
0%

People Management
0%

National Average
$164,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 12%

Account Management
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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