Professional Services Consultant Salary

Median pay for Professional Services Consultants in the United States is around $67K annually. Total cash compensation to Professional Services Consultants varies from $43K to $121K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $17K each. Experience level is the main element affecting pay for this group — geography and the specific company are driving factors as well. Job satisfaction for Professional Services Consultants is high. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Men account for the majority of Professional Services Consultants who responded to the questionnaire — 60 percent to be exact. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,423 - $109,748
(Median)
$43K
$67K
$110K
MEDIAN: $66,639
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$12.72 - $83.75
(Median)
$13
$30
$84
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,423 - $109,748  
   
Bonus
$1,039 - $17,320  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $16,886  
Commission
$12,000  
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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$43,477 - $120,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $83.75  
   
Overtime
$20.43 - $125.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,039 - $17,320  
   
Commission
$12,000  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $16,886  
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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$43,477 - $120,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Professional Services Consultant


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Professional Services Consultants who move on to become Senior Professional Service Consultants may enjoy significant pay raises, as Senior Professional Service Consultants get paid an average of $98K per year.

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Pay for Professional Services Consultants is the lowest at Cerner Corporation, which has a median salary of $46K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $51K.

Pay by Experience Level for Professional Services Consultant

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


Professional Services Consultants generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $63K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $86K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $96K in this role. Professionals with more than two decades of experience behind them enjoy a prosperous six-figure median salary of $134K.

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Experience Affects Professional Services Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 86%

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Professional Services Consultant Salaries

IT Consulting
up arrow 5%

Client Interaction
0%

National Average
$72,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 11%

Business Analysis
up arrow 15%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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