Professional Services Consultant Salary

Professional Services Consultants in the United States take home an average $67K per year. Career duration is the main element affecting pay for this group — the particular city and the individual firm are driving factors as well. For the most part, Professional Services Consultants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. Male Professional Services Consultants are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,616 - $117,939
$44K
$67K
$120K
MEDIAN: $67,297
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$14.39 - $146.81
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$150
MEDIAN: $37.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,616 - $117,939  
   
Bonus
$974 - $18,809  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
Commission
$1,521 - $27,816  
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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$43,137 - $136,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $146.81  
   
Overtime
$28.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$974 - $18,809  
   
Commission
$1,521 - $27,816  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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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$43,137 - $136,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Professional Services Consultant

Professional services consultants help their employer(s) meet a variety of short-term and long-term business needs. They generally do not make decisions on changes to the company, but provide information and analysis for management to use in decision making. Depending on their area of expertise, professional services consultants may provide help in a variety of areas. For example, a consultant with business strategy expertise may help implement techniques allowing greater cost efficiency. Marketing specialists may help with marketing research and with building effective short- and long-term marketing plans, and operations consultants may help reduce production costs and attend to quality control issues. Human resources consultants may analyze job vacancies and help implement personnel policies. Other areas in which professional services consultants may assist a business include technology, financial planning, and legal issues. Larger companies may hire full-time professional services consultants, although many of these consultants work on a contract basis with a number of employers. This position is generally full time and takes place in an office setting.

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Professional Services Consultant Tasks

  • Work with clients to determine their needs and requirements for information technology business needs and problems.
  • Implement the solutions and may deliver training for the implemented technology.
  • Plan, develop and test technical solutions and architectures that meet the clients needs.

Common Career Paths for Professional Services Consultant


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Advancing into a Senior Professional Service Consultant role seems to be a popular career move for Professional Services Consultants, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $98K per year.

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Popular Skills for Professional Services Consultant


Survey results show that Professional Services Consultants use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in IT Consulting, Project Management, Client Interaction, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Oral / Verbal Communication as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Relationship Management and Business Analysis also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Professional Services Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Professional Services Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Professional Services Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 125 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Professional Services Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Professional Services Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 48 salaries. A Professional Services Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Professional Services Consultant

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Professional Services Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
▲70%

▲41%

▲24%

National Average
$70,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Professional Services Consultant Salaries




National Average
$70,000


Business Analysis
▼13%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼19%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 10%