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How Much Does an Associate Consultant Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$68,000
$59,000
$68,000
$79,000
Associate consultants in the United States make an average salary of $68,586 per year or $32.97 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $59,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $79,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey provide the highest associate consultant salaries.
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Where Associate Consultants Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where associate consultants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Associate Consultants Earn In Different Cities?

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an associate consultant is roughly $68,586 per year, which boils down to $32.97 per hour. Interestingly enough, associate consultants have the highest salaries in Seattle, WA at about $79,551 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Seattle, WA is $57,000. Additionally, associate consultants make more than the average salary in Washington, DC, Hartford, CT, Boston, MA, Troy, NY, and Jersey City, NJ. On a more broad level, associate consultant salaries are highest in Washington, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, and Virginia. On the contrary, South Dakota, Kentucky, and South Carolina offer the lowest associate consultant salaries.
City
Average Salary

Seattle, WA

Salary Range66k - 94k$80k$79,551

Washington, DC

Salary Range66k - 92k$79k$78,508

Hartford, CT

Salary Range64k - 91k$77k$76,710

Boston, MA

Salary Range64k - 91k$77k$76,593

Troy, NY

Salary Range63k - 90k$76k$75,834

Jersey City, NJ

Salary Range63k - 90k$76k$75,759

Richmond, VA

Salary Range62k - 87k$74k$73,713

Englewood, CO

Salary Range59k - 84k$71k$70,804

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range55k - 88k$70k$69,808

Philadelphia, PA

Salary Range57k - 81k$69k$68,711
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$94k

High Paying Associate Consultant Jobs

Which Companies Pay Associate Consultants The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Amazon.com and VMware as they offer the highest salaries for associate consultants.
Company
Average Salary
Amazon.com
Salary Range100k - 107k$104k$103,715
VMware
Salary Range91k - 99k$95k$95,164
Eli Lilly and Company
Salary Range88k - 96k$93k$92,726
IQVIA
Salary Range87k - 95k$92k$91,655
Liberty Mutual
Salary Range86k - 95k$91k$90,845
Merck & Co.
Salary Range86k - 94k$91k$90,657
Workday
Salary Range85k - 94k$90k$89,618
Quintiles
Salary Range84k - 92k$88k$88,076
U.S. Bank
Salary Range83k - 90k$87k$87,070
Flexera
Salary Range82k - 90k$86k$86,087
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$107k

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    How Much Do Associate Consultants Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, associate consultant salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that pharmaceutical, professional, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for associate consultants. For example, associate consultants make a whopping average salary of $91,831 while working for pharmaceutical companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $78,663 at professional companies and $73,255 at manufacturing companies. But associate consultants may want to avoid working in the technology industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $66,901.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Pharmaceutical

    Salary Range88k - 95k$92k$91,831

    Professional

    Salary Range69k - 89k$79k$78,663

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range68k - 78k$73k$73,255

    Finance

    Salary Range63k - 80k$71k$71,455

    Health Care

    Salary Range61k - 78k$70k$69,673

    Automotive

    Salary Range63k - 75k$69k$69,306

    Technology

    Salary Range59k - 75k$67k$66,901
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    $95k

    How Experience Affects Associate Consultant Salaries

    The salary for an associate consultant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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