Average Entry-Level Management Consultant Salary

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The average salary for an Entry-Level Management Consultant is $68,783.
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$294 - $12k
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$49k - $98k

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Job Description for Management Consultant

Management Consultant Tasks
  • Train clients on business development processes.
  • May include modeling, analysis and research for specific business design efforts.
  • Develop, recommend and implement business improvements for companies.
The top respondents for the job title Management Consultant are from the companies Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, PricewaterhouseCoopers and EY (Ernst & Young). Reported salaries are highest at Accenture where the average pay is $75,655. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include PricewaterhouseCoopers and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., earning around $72,019 and $71,989, respectively. RSM McGladrey Incorporated pays the lowest at around $57,270. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and West Monroe Partners also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $63,534 and $69,624, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Management Consultant

Skills in Consulting Management, Business Strategy, Business Analysis, Project Management and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Management Consultant

An early career Management Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $79,434 based on 2,832 salaries. A mid-career Management Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,970 based on 1,678 salaries. An experienced Management Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,077 based on 1,076 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $132,050.
Employees with Management Consultant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 10.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (6.4% more) and New York, New York (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (4.7% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (3.2% less).

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