Organizational Development Consultant Salary

Median pay for Organizational Development Consultants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $81K per year. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Organizational Development Consultants make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the greater part have vision insurance, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$53,455 - $119,291
$53K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,516
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90%

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$19.20 - $102.13
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$35
$100
MEDIAN: $35.49
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$0$126K
Salary $53,455 - $119,291
Bonus $0.00 - $19,489
Profit Sharing $4,578
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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$50,965 - $126,613
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 180
Hourly Data $0$102
Hourly Rate $19.20 - $102.13
Overtime $29.70
Annual Data $0$126K
Bonus $0.00 - $19,489
Profit Sharing $4,578
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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$50,965 - $126,613
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Organizational Development Consultant

Organizational development consultants generally work for one firm, but work directly with multiple client businesses. Duties performed by these consultants vary based on clients' requirements. For example, they may be hired to help plan a physical office move or reorganization, or they may help assess problems within a department or organization and aid in solving them. Assessing employees and work groups are other common tasks performed by organizational development consultants. An organizational development consultant must possess excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, as they frequently work with many different parts of client organizations. They also work extensively with department heads and managers in solving problems and improving overall efficiency and production.

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Organizational Development Consultant Tasks

  • Investigate organizational systems and create strategies for improvement and development.
  • Evaluate policies and systems against industry standards and best practices.
  • Collaborate with department stake holders to derive needs and bottlenecks.

Common Career Paths for Organizational Development Consultant


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Popular Skills for Organizational Development Consultant


Organizational Development Consultants report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Leadership, Training Program Development, Change Management, and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 9 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Training. Most people experienced in Change Management also know Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Organizational Development Consultant

Pay by Experience for an Organizational Development Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Organizational Development Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Organizational Development Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Organizational Development Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 70 salaries. An Organizational Development Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,951

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

For Organizational Development Consultants, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 39 percent greater than the national average. Organizational Development Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+26 percent), Minneapolis (+25 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), and Los Angeles (+15 percent). New York is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 12 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Washington and Atlanta (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Organizational Development Consultant

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Organizational Development Consultant Salaries

▲27%

▲20%

▲5%

National Average
$82,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Organizational Development Consultant Salaries

▲10%




National Average
$82,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 14%