Educational Consultant Salary

With just under two-thirds of Educational Consultants in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $37K to $204K per year and averages out to $61K per year. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Educational Consultants is high. Although close to one-half have medical coverage and just under one in three have dental coverage, about one-half claim no health benefits at all. Most Educational Consultants survey respondents are women (76 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,231 - $95,476
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$61K
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MEDIAN: $60,966
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$19.90 - $148.22
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$0$203K
Salary $35,231 - $95,476
Bonus $0.00 - $15,456
Profit Sharing $1,000
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$37,137 - $203,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74
Hourly Data $0$148
Hourly Rate $19.90 - $148.22
Annual Data $0$203K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,456
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$37,137 - $203,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Educational Consultant

Pay by Experience for an Educational Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Educational Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Educational Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Educational Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 46 salaries. An Educational Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,204

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Educational Consultants, New York offers exceptional salaries, 134 percent above the national average. Educational Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+23 percent) and Atlanta (+16 percent). The lowest-paying market is Los Angeles, which sits 27 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay.

Educational Consultant Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Educational Consultant?

Educational Consultant in Santa Monica:
"Get the RIGHT Credentials."
Its a great field, lots of fun. You need the credentials to be successful among your peers..

Educational Consultant in Visalia:
"Be prepared with updated knowledge of current educational."
Study and read up constantly on ever changing educational requirements that mirror the curriculum in your State.

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Key Stats for Educational Consultant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
36%
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Experience Affects Educational Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$72,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Skills That Affect Educational Consultant Salaries

Curriculum Planning
▲9%

National Average
$72,000


Training Program Development
▼16%

Special Education
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 51%
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