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The average salary for a Consulting Manager is $121,784.
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$91k - $172k
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What Do Consulting Managers Do?

Consulting Manager Tasks
  • Support business developers through issue identification, and recommend and implement solutions for complex problems.
  • Identify leads for sales and potential growth initiatives.
  • Encourage an atmosphere of collaboration across departments and with clients.
  • Provide technical or subject area leadership and coordinate multiple studies or projects.

Job Satisfaction for Consulting Manager

3.9 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
The top respondents for the job title Consulting Manager are from the companies Accenture, Deloitte Consulting LLP and EY (Ernst & Young). Reported salaries are highest at EY (Ernst & Young) where the average pay is $143,417. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Deloitte Consulting LLP and Deloitte, earning around $140,486 and $138,026, respectively. Grant Thornton Llp pays the lowest at around $117,689. Huron Consulting Group LLC and Accenture also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $130,998 and $131,344, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Consulting Managers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Consulting Managers?

An early career Consulting Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $105,740 based on 108 salaries. A mid-career Consulting Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,758 based on 450 salaries. An experienced Consulting Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,655 based on 368 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,271.
Employees with Consulting Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.9% more) and Dallas, Texas (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.6% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (3.1% less).

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