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Small Business Consultant Salary

Pay for Small Business Consultants in the United States sits in the ballpark of $55K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although more than two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, just over a half do enjoy medical insurance, and half get dental coverage, too. Women make up a slight majority of Small Business Consultants (50 percent) survey respondents. Men working as Small Business Consultants who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,966 - $91,916
(Median)
$33K
$55K
$92K
MEDIAN: $55,062
10%
50%
90%

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$11.84 - $148.48
(Median)
$12
$25
$150
MEDIAN: $25.00
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50%
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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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,966 - $91,916  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,000  
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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$30,686 - $122,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $148.48  
   
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 - $28,000  
   
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).
)
$30,686 - $122,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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.


For many Small Business Consultants, more experience generally translates to higher pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $50K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $53K. For Small Business Consultants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $69K. Small Business Consultants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $97K.

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Experience Affects Small Business Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 45%
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