Managing Consultant Salary

The median total income of Managing Consultants is around $123K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (more than a third, in fact) comes from commissions. Total cash compensation to Managing Consultants bottoms out near $93K and approaches $179K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $31K from bonuses and almost $42K from profit sharing. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by experience level and the individual firm. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Male Managing Consultants are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance.

$88,899 - $159,072
$89K
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MEDIAN: $118,467
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$0$179K
Salary $88,899 - $159,072
Bonus $1,927 - $30,912
Profit Sharing $983 - $42,000
Commission $45,500
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$93,250 - $179,483
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 248

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Job Description for Managing Consultant

Managing consultant perform a wide variety of tasks, such as researching, collecting and analyzing data, interviewing various people in relation to their client and the client's company, presenting solutions, aiding and implementing plans and solutions, and keeping clients updated on progress.

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Managing Consultant Tasks

  • Direct consulting project deliverables, driving objectives and schedules and ensuring client needs are met.
  • Manage delivery team personnel, providing training, guidance, and performance evaluations.
  • Provide sales support, assisting with strategy development and informing sales team of client needs.
  • Oversee client relationship management, assessing and guiding communication strategies and assisting with complex consultations.
  • Work with leadership to review services, identifying areas for improvement and altering strategies and scope.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Managing Consultant


Managing Consultants seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at IBM Global Services, where the average salary comes to $124K.

With a median salary of $100K, Navigant Consulting, Inc. provides Managing Consultants with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $145K, limiting employee salary growth.

Popular Skills for Managing Consultant


Managing Consultants report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Security Testing and Auditing, Strategic Planning, and Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent, 14 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, and Human Resources. Most people skilled in Consulting Management are similarly competent in IT Consulting and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Managing Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Managing Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Managing Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Managing Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Managing Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 129 salaries. A Managing Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $123,160

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

With a pay rate for Managing Consultants that is 20 percent greater than the national average, Philadelphia offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Managing Consultants will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+9 percent), Dallas (+8 percent), Miami (+7 percent), and Seattle (+5 percent). With compensation 18 percent below the national average, Raleigh is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers in Atlanta and Chicago also lean toward paying below-median salaries (5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Managing Consultant

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Managing Consultant Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
$123,000

▼6%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Managing Consultant Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
▲29%

Strategic Planning
▲14%

Business Strategy
▲7%


Program Management
▲1%


Change Management
▼0%

National Average
$123,000

Strategy
▼1%


Human Resources
▼3%


Financial Analysis
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 2%
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