Business Process / Management Consultant Salary

The average Business Process Consultant in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $80K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $20K and $16K, respectively — total cash payment to Business Process Consultants can bottom out near $49K or peak near $150K depending on individual performance. While career duration and geographic location impact pay for this group, the company is the most influential factor. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Business Process Consultants making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$50,282 - $126,538
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$80K
$130K
MEDIAN: $79,631
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$14.52 - $133.30
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MEDIAN: $36.08
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$0$198K
Salary $50,282 - $126,538
Bonus $1,011 - $20,229
Profit Sharing $2.70 - $15,947
Commission $2,466 - $198,659
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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$48,806 - $150,219
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,847
Hourly Data $0$133
Hourly Rate $14.52 - $133.30
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $21.00 - $123.38
Annual Data $0$198K
Bonus $1,011 - $20,229
Commission $2,466 - $198,659
Profit Sharing $2.70 - $15,947
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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$48,806 - $150,219
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 277

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Job Description for Business Process / Management Consultant

Business process/management consultants seek to constantly evaluate the production process and improve on it in any way possible. These improvements can take the form of new equipment, staff, methods, and team building and mentoring. By working with the production and sales chains of a business, the business process/management consultants help eliminate unnecessary costs and increase communication between the different levels of operation.

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Business Process / Management Consultant Tasks

  • Design systems and procedures to more efficiently conduct an organization's practices and procedures.
  • Conduct organizational studies and evaluations to find inefficient business processes and programs.

Common Career Paths for Business Process / Management Consultant


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Business Process Consultants sometimes assume positions such as VPs of Operations. That role pays $124K per year on average. The most common next step for a Business Process Consultant is to become an Information Technology Project Manager or a Senior Professional Service Consultant. The former position pays an additional $2K per year on average, and the latter position pays $15K more per year.

Business Process / Management Consultant Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Business Process / Management Consultant


Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Humana, Inc., Protiviti Incorporated, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and EY (Ernst & Young) are all popular places to work. Humana, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town ($146K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $52K to $154K. Also paying near the top of the field are Deloitte & Touche LLP at $140K, Slalom Consulting at $122K, and Accenture, where Business Process Consultants annually earn $108K.

With a median employee salary of $71K, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton pays significantly less than its competitors (less than half of the top paying company's rate). Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Protiviti Incorporated at $72K, and IBM Global Services where $79K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Business Process Consultants there earn up to $129K.

Popular Skills for Business Process / Management Consultant


Business Process Consultants seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Program Management, Business Process Engineering, and Change Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 22 percent, and 17 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office. Those educated in Process Improvement tend to be well versed in Business Analysis, Change Management, and Business Process Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Process / Management Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Business Process / Management Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Process / Management Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 814 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Process / Management Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 552 salaries. An experienced Business Process / Management Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 482 salaries. A Business Process / Management Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 219 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,522

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Business Process Consultants, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 30 percent above the national average. Business Process Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+24 percent), San Francisco (+21 percent), New York (+17 percent), and Minneapolis (+17 percent). Falling short of the national average by 10 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Detroit. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (5 percent lower) and Chicago (2 percent lower).

Business Process / Management Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Business Process / Management Consultant?

Business Process / Management Consultant in Atlanta:
"Best Experience."
Pros: I am able to learn from many mentors at my job. I am consistently given good coaching. I am always working in a client-facing role that works directly with leadership. There is always more to learn!
Cons: I don't always get enough sleep (~5 hrs per night on average during the week).

Business Process / Management Consultant in Countryside:
Pros: Breaks and hours.overtime and never get time, off.
Cons: People, do not, encourage you they actually discourage you,

Business Process / Management Consultant in Tampa:
"Great company."
Pros: The diversity and freedom. New challenges all the time. Trust of leaders.
Cons: Nothing really. Best job and company I have ever been with.

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Key Stats for Business Process / Management Consultant

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 326 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Business Process / Management Consultant Salaries

▲50%

▲25%

▲14%

National Average
$84,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Business Process / Management Consultant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 326 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 17%
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