Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Consultant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$86,169 / yrTotal Pay
$73,006 / yrBase Pay
$13,163 / yrAdditional Pay

$86,169

 / yr
$51K$148K
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The estimated total pay for a Consultant is $86,169 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $73,006 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $13,163 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

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$86,169 /yr
Consultant
$122,202 /yr
Senior Consultant
$113,962 /yr
Lead Consultant
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Related Job Titles

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Some related job titles are Entry Level Consultant Salaries with median pay of $50,904, Senior Consultant Salaries with median pay of $122,202, Associate Consultant Salaries with median pay of $86,021, Business Analyst Salaries with median pay of $81,585.

Top Paying Companies

For a Consultant in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Consultant in United States. Employers include Bain & Company, Booz & Company and Russell Reynolds.

1
Bain & Company
$248,178/yr
2
Booz & Company
$239,019/yr
3
Russell Reynolds
$237,589/yr
6
Meta
$197,408/yr
7
Teneo
$192,259/yr

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Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Consulting?

Consulting jobs provide opportunities to build both general and specialized skills and develop at all stages of a worker’s professional career. Requirements vary widely by industry, with workers being compensated more for higher education and specialization. Additionally, workers have the opportunity to expand their professional network and undergo continuous on-the-job training to upskill and meet evolving client requirements.

A Consultant salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Consultant in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $34,180 to $245,454 per year, based on 8 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Consultant in US can make a salary range of $89,954 to $149,711 with at least 5 years of experience, based on 33 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Consultant gets the highest compensation are Palo Alto Networks, Dell Technologies Inc. and ServiceNow. Bigger companies typically pay 6.15% less than smaller companies for a Consultant.

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Consultant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$103,904

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Store Consultant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$16

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Consultant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Consultant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$110,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Consultant

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$92,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Consultant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$77,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Consultant

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$80

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Consultant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,100

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Consultant

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$133,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Consultant pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Consultant is $73,006 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Consultant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 86868 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Consultant employees.

The highest salary for a Consultant in United States is $123,818 per year.

The lowest salary for a Consultant in United States is $43,046 per year.

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