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Small Business Consultant Salary

An average Small Business Consultant in the United States can expect to take home roughly $55K annually. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Small Business Consultants making up 52 percent of survey respondents. Just over two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, just over a half report medical coverage and just under a half claim dental coverage as well. The majority of Small Business Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,000 - $88,628
(Median)
$32K
$55K
$89K
MEDIAN: $55,000
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90%

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$12.08 - $146.81
(Median)
$12
$24
$150
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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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.
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Salary
$32,000 - $88,628  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,168  
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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$30,588 - $122,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $146.81  
   
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.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,168  
   
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).
)
$30,588 - $122,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Pay by Experience Level for Small Business Consultant

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Small Business Consultants. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $49K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $53K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $69K in this role. Small Business Consultants who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $87K.

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Experience Affects Small Business Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 45%