Managing Consultant Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Managing Consultants (over a third) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $123K. Total cash earnings of Managing Consultants range from $93K on the low end to $179K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $31K and $42K, respectively. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but career duration and the specific company are influential factors as well. Most Managing Consultants survey respondents are men (76 percent). Nearly all enjoy medical while almost all get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Work is enjoyable for Managing Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$88,852 - $160,536
$89K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $119,065
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Salary $88,852 - $160,536
Bonus $1,479 - $30,824
Profit Sharing $986 - $41,718
Commission $45,500
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$93,887 - $180,073
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 251

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Job Description for Managing Consultant

Managing consultant perform a wide variety of tasks, such as researching, collecting and analyzing data, interviewing various people in relation to their client and the client's company, presenting solutions, aiding and implementing plans and solutions, and keeping clients updated on progress.

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Managing Consultant Tasks

  • Oversee client relationship management, assessing and guiding communication strategies and assisting with complex consultations.
  • Work with leadership to review services, identifying areas for improvement and altering strategies and scope.
  • Provide sales support, assisting with strategy development and informing sales team of client needs.
  • Direct consulting project deliverables, driving objectives and schedules and ensuring client needs are met.
  • Manage delivery team personnel, providing training, guidance, and performance evaluations.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Managing Consultant


Managing Consultants flock to IBM Global Services for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $124K lead the pack in compensation.

The lowest salaries can be found at Navigant Consulting, Inc. — median pay is $100K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $90K and only reaching $145K.

Popular Skills for Managing Consultant


Managing Consultants report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Security Testing and Auditing, Strategic Planning, and Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 30 percent, 14 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, and Human Resources. Most people who know Consulting Management also know IT Consulting and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Managing Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Managing Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Managing Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Managing Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Managing Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 129 salaries. A Managing Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $123,664

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

For Managing Consultants, working in the bustling city of Philadelphia has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Managing Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+9 percent), Dallas (+8 percent), Miami (+8 percent), and Seattle (+5 percent). Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Raleigh. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Atlanta and Chicago (5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Managing Consultant

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Managing Consultant Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

National Average
$124,000

▼6%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Managing Consultant Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
▲29%

Strategic Planning
▲13%

Business Strategy
▲6%


Program Management
▼0%

National Average
$124,000


Change Management
▼1%

Strategy
▼2%


Human Resources
▼4%


Financial Analysis
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 3%
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