Business Advisor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$86,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$86,000
Median 50%
$131,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Latham & Watkins
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
Massachusetts
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a business advisor make?
Business Advisors in the US make on average $86,980 annually or $41.82 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $131,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $57,000 per year. Pharmaceutical companies and Insurance companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Business Advisor jobs are Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maryland, Virginia, and Maine. Most Business Advisors spend 2.5 years in the position.

Average Business Advisor Salary By Location

Business Advisors in the US makes an average salary of $86,980 per year or $41.82 per hour. The city with the highest Business Advisor salary is Washington, DC at $115,389 per year. The average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $73,000. Some of the states with the best Business Advisor salaries are Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maryland, Virginia, Maine, West Virginia, and Delaware. Tennessee, Indiana, Arkansas, Arizona, and Louisiana have the lowest reported salaries for Business Advisors.

Map of Business Advisor Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Business Advisor Salary By Company

Business Advisor jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Business Advisor jobs are in Pharmaceutical companies and Pharmaceutical companies. Latham & Watkins and Exxon Mobil are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Noble Energy or Shell, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Business Advisors.
Company
Average Salary
$120,436
$120k
$117,650
$118k
$110,353
$110k
$105,354
$105k

Average Business Advisor Pay By Industry

Business Advisor salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Transportation companies, Professional companies, and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest salaries for Business Advisors. Transportation companies pay Business Advisors an average salary of $98,039, Professional companies pay $95,001, and Non Profits companys come in at $89,507. The types of companies that pay Business Advisors the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $79,977.
Industry
Average Salary
Transportation
Transportation
$98,039
$98k
Professional
Professional
$95,001
$95k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$89,507
$90k
Finance
Finance
$88,307
$88k
Technology
Technology
$85,225
$85k
Retail
Retail
$79,977
$80k

Business Advisor Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Business Advisor Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Business Advisor can range from $48,153 to $122,041 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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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$36,940
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