Average Consulting Associate Salary

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The average salary for a Consulting Associate is $66,452.
MEDIAN $66,452
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$48k - $91k
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$1k - $39k
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$48k - $98k

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The top respondents for the job title Consulting Associate are from the companies PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, LLP and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Reported salaries are highest at Booz, Allen, and Hamilton where the average pay is $89,004. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mercer LLC and PricewaterhouseCoopers, earning around $80,000 and $73,437, respectively. RSM McGladrey Incorporated pays the lowest at around $58,887. Mcgladrey and KPMG, LLP also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $59,529 and $63,552, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Consulting Associate

Skills in Data Analysis, Project Management, Consulting Management and Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Research Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Consulting Associate

An entry-level Consulting Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,103 based on 182 salaries. An early career Consulting Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,864 based on 221 salaries. A mid-career Consulting Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,243 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Consulting Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,592 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Consulting Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (10.6% more) and San Francisco, California (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (7.9% less), Washington, District of Columbia (4.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (2.3% less).

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