Management Consultant Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Management Consultant is $86,027 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategy, Strategy Development, Business Strategy, and Consulting Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Management Consultant Total Pay (?
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$54,223 - $139,505
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MEDIAN: $86,026
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Management Consultant Total Pay (?
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$18.07 - $176.17
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MEDIAN: $62.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$54,223 - $139,505  
   
Bonus
$978 - $27,685  
Profit Sharing
$1,024 - $14,830  
Commission
$357.45 - $86,722  
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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$54,796 - $172,617  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,723
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$18.07 - $176.17  
   
Overtime
$18.32 - $106.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$978 - $27,685  
   
Commission
$357.45 - $86,722  
Profit Sharing
$1,024 - $14,830  
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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$54,796 - $172,617  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,723
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Job Description for Management Consultant
Management consultants develop, recommend, and implement business improvements for companies. In order to do this, they consult with company leaders to identify the business's strengths and weaknesses in order to develop an improvement plan. Additionally, they train clients on business development processes. Occasionally management consultants will deal with modeling, analysis, and research for specific business design efforts. This is a highly team-focused career. Management consultants need to be customer-focused and able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, with their clients. They need to be flexible and adaptable in order to accommodate their clients' specific needs. Candidates for these positions must have demonstrated strong leadership skills in previous positions, as management consulting is all about leadership and directing.
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Management Consultant Tasks
  • Train clients on business development processes.
  • May include modeling, analysis and research for specific business design efforts.
  • Develop, recommend and implement business improvements for companies.
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Experience Affects Management Consultant Salaries

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$94,000

Skills That Affect Management Consultant Salaries

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National Average
$94,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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