Management Consultant Salary

The average salary for a Management Consultant is $86,181 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 Development, Strategy, and Business Strategy. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$54,733 - $143,264
(Median)
$55K
$86K
$140K
MEDIAN: $86,181
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$16.72 - $176.08
(Median)
$17
$62
$180
MEDIAN: $62.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$54,733 - $143,264  
   
Bonus
$977 - $25,418  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $15,213  
Commission
$1,850 - $90,000  
Total Pay (?
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$54,958 - $175,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 4,026
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$16.72 - $176.08  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $123.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$977 - $25,418  
   
Commission
$1,850 - $90,000  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $15,213  
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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$54,958 - $175,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 419
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Job Description for Management Consultant

A management consultant helps a company improve aspects of business, such as productivity, management, and company image. The management consultant will identify current problems and potential risks and help the company to overcome them.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Management Consultant

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $93,194

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Management Consultant Reviews

What is it like working as a Management Consultant?

Management Consultant in Alexandria:
"A great way to improve a client's adaptability."
Pros: Watching a client improve their business and culture by implementing our concepts for organizational management and leadership.
Cons: A lot of travel.

Management Consultant in Atlanta:
"Lots of work. Not much in return."
Pros: Some clients are fun. Clients will typically allow the consultants to participate in their ordeals.
Cons: Travel travel travel. It's fun for a while but it really wears you down after a while. Most people stay in this field a few years and jump ship. Bonuses may be paid to keep you around but my advice get out after a few years.

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Experience Affects Management Consultant Salaries




National Average
$93,000


Skills That Affect Management Consultant Salaries


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Process Improvement
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Project Management
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Financial Analysis
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Organizational Development
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National Average
$93,000

Business Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 751 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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