Organizational Development Consultant Salary

Roughly one-half of Organizational Development Consultants in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $53K to $128K per year, but median earnings come to around $83K annually. Total cash compensation for Organizational Development Consultants runs from $53K to $128K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $12K and profit sharing that can reach almost $16K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Organizational Development Consultants report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Organizational Development Consultants making up 73 percent. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,482 - $116,623
(Median)
$53K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,670
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$19.91 - $145.44
(Median)
$20
$51
$150
MEDIAN: $50
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,482 - $116,623  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,912  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $16,250  
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).
)
$53,289 - $128,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 284
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.91 - $145.44  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,912  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $16,250  
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).
)
$53,289 - $128,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Organizational Development Consultant

Organizational development consultants generally work for one firm, but work directly with multiple client businesses. Duties performed by these consultants vary based on clients' requirements. For example, they may be hired to help plan a physical office move or reorganization, or they may help assess problems within a department or organization and aid in solving them. Assessing employees and work groups are other common tasks performed by organizational development consultants. An organizational development consultant must possess excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, as they frequently work with many different parts of client organizations. They also work extensively with department heads and managers in solving problems and improving overall efficiency and production.

Read More...

Organizational Development Consultant Tasks

  • Collaborate with department stake holders to derive needs and bottlenecks.
  • Evaluate policies and systems against industry standards and best practices.
  • Investigate organizational systems and create strategies for improvement and development.

Organizational Development Consultant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Organizational Development Consultant


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Leadership, Change Management, Training Program Development, and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Training. Those educated in Change Management tend to be well versed in Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Organizational Development Consultant

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Organizational Development Consultants — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $70K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $86K. Organizational Development Consultants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $92K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $105K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Organizational Development Consultants will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 19 percent. Organizational Development Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+14 percent) and Chicago (+2 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in Dallas.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Organizational Development Consultant Salaries




National Average
$85,000


Skills That Affect Organizational Development Consultant Salaries


Change Management
up arrow 4%

Organizational Development
up arrow 1%

Training Program Development
up arrow 1%

National Average
$85,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 14%
ADVERTISEMENT