What does a Project Consultant do?

Project consultants are versatile, multi-faceted consultants who often provide guidance, support, and assistance related to a broad range of project-related business needs. While they may have a specialized area of expertise, they frequently offer a breadth of general business knowledge across a particular industry or focused on certain project tasks. They are often enlisted to provide technical support or professional expertise in critical areas of high-priority projects. They create and administer systems and processes to make repeated tasks more efficient, and implement other operational changes to save time and money.

Project consultants often have a bachelor’s degree in their field of expertise, although extensive relevant professional experience may also be acceptable. They must have excellent analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities, and the ability to manage multiple complex processes simultaneously.

Education--
Work/Life Balance
3.9 ★
Total Pay--
Career Opportunity
3.8 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

How much does a Project Consultant make?

Confident
$91,259 /yr
Total Pay
$72,333
 /yr

Base Pay

+
$18,926
 /yr

Additional Pay

$91,259

 / yr
$56K$151K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range
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Project Consultant Career Path

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Project Consultant

Years of Experience Distribution

0 - 1
25%
2 - 4
37%
5 - 7
17%
8+
21%
Not including years spent in education and/or training

Project Consultant Insights

Read what Project Consultant professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Volpe EnterprisesVolpe Enterprises
Project Consultant
Oct 16, 2020

“Volpe Enterprises training is the best training course I have ever been a part of.”

OracleOracle
Senior Project Consultant
Apr 14, 2021

“3 years I was told I'd get a promotion and a raise but it never happened.”

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
Associate Project Consultant
Jan 20, 2022

“You get paid by the hour so if you have to do extra hours here and there you get paid.”

AccelirateAccelirate
Lead RPA Consultant
Nov 3, 2021

“Good work and life balance”

PharmEngPharmEng
Project Consultant
Jan 27, 2022

“Fast growing and great personal development opportunities”

TechTrendTechTrend
Project Consultant
Aug 4, 2021

“Contracts end and the next job is uncertain.”

HP Inc.HP Inc.
RPA Consultant
Nov 24, 2020

“It provides good place to work with leasure to learn and improve skill set.”

AccentureAccenture
PMO Consultant
Aug 4, 2022

“I've enjoyed great benefits and career growth.”

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Project Consultant Interviews

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