Consulting Manager Salary

The average salary for a Consulting Manager is $114,669 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Business Strategy is associated with high pay for this job.

$80,930 - $150,429
MEDIAN: $114,669

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$80,930 - $150,429  
$4,116 - $25,754  
Profit Sharing
$1,015 - $6,411  
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).
$86,709 - $166,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 888
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Job Description for Consulting Manager

The consulting manager is responsible for working closely with various departments in a company, including managers, with their consulting duties. Depending on the level, consulting managers may only work with a single consulting department or throughout the company. They may either be directly employed by an organization or work as an independent contractor. In most cases, consulting managers have an extensive background in management.


Consulting Manager Tasks

  • Encourage an atmosphere of collaboration across departments and with clients.
  • Provide technical or subject area leadership and coordinate multiple studies or projects.
  • Support business developers through issue identification, and recommend and implement solutions for complex problems.
  • Identify leads for sales and potential growth initiatives.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $125,153

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Experience Affects Consulting Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Consulting Manager Salaries

Program Management
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Business Analysis
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IT Consulting

National Average

Financial Analysis
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Project Management
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Internal Audit
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Operations Management
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People Management
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Data Analysis
up arrow 16%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 168 votes.


27 %
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 4%