Average Senior Business Consultant Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Business Consultant is $91,589.
MEDIAN $91,589
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$65k - $131k
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$705 - $15k
$11k - $99k
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$69k - $147k

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Job Description for Senior Business Consultant

Senior Business Consultant Tasks
  • Manage client portfolios, consulting with clients to identify business needs and provide best practices.
  • Support Business Development teams in pre-sales, cross selling products and services to clients.
  • Assist consulting team in developing solutions and establish metrics and analysis frameworks within consulting procedures.
  • Conduct market research to identify business opportunities and monitor portfolio performance, presenting findings to clients.
  • Perform analysis of client data to develop and present prototypes and solutions to clients.
The top respondents for the job title Senior Business Consultant are from the companies Kaiser Permanente, EY (Ernst & Young) and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. where the average pay is $92,746. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kaiser Permanente and EY (Ernst & Young), earning around $91,332 and $88,646, respectively. Perficient, Inc. pays the lowest at around $69,590. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and Deloitte & Touche LLP also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $72,443 and $81,833, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Business Consultant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Business Consultant

An entry-level Senior Business Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $84,153 based on 24 salaries. An early career Senior Business Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,186 based on 255 salaries. A mid-career Senior Business Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,470 based on 270 salaries. An experienced Senior Business Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,805 based on 196 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,245.
Employees with Senior Business Consultant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (7.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.3% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.2% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (0.1% less).

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