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Educational Consultant Salary

Educational Consultants in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent roughly two-thirds of Educational Consultants. Salaries average out to around $64K per year and spread from $40K to $188K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by around half and dental coverage is claimed by just under one-half. Most Educational Consultants survey respondents are women (76 percent). Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,208 - $99,075
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MEDIAN: $64,306
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$19.82 - $102.94
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$39,208 - $99,075  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,308  
Total Pay (?
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$40,099 - $187,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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$19.82 - $102.94  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,308  
   
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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$40,099 - $187,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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Job Description for Educational Consultant

Educational consultants are professionals who provide advice and guidance regarding education planning to students, parents, or organizations. They have significant knowledge of curricula in various schools, as well as current issues that may be occurring in classrooms or school districts in general. Often, their consultations are intended to help parents and students make decisions regarding high school and college options; they may also assist students in the process of applying and enrolling for classes. In other cases, they may be employed by organizations for other types of work.

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Educational Consultant Tasks

  • Provide academic counseling and act as a mentor to students.
  • Define and execute the Consulting Strategic Direction.
  • Assist parents, student, and organizations with educational planning.

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Typical Educational Consultants report a focused set of job skills. Curriculum Planning and Childhood Education are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Educational Consultant

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $55K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $74K. On average, Educational Consultants make $78K following one to two decades on the job. Educational Consultants who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Educational Consultant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Educational Consultant Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 7%

Childhood Education
0%

National Average
$74,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 46%
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