Consultant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$73,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$73,000
Median 50%
$93,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Walmart
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a consultant make?
Consultants in America make, on average, $73,456 a year or $35.32 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $93,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $57,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Consultants are Technology companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Consultant salaries include Alaska, Washington, Hawaii, New Jersey, and Maryland. The typical tenure for a Consultant is 2.4 years.

Average Consultant Salary By Location

Consultants in the United States of America make on average $73,456 a year or $35.32 per hour. Seattle, WA reports the highest Consultant salaries at $104,313 per year. Even an entry-level Consultant makes $65,000 per year in Seattle, WA. Some of the states with the best Consultant salaries are Alaska, Washington, Hawaii, New Jersey, Maryland, West Virginia, and Massachusetts. Idaho, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and Arkansas are the lowest earners.

Map of Consultant Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Consultant Salary By Company

Consultants can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Consultants are Technology companies and Professional companies. Walmart and Huron Consulting Group are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Target and Lowe's report highly competitive salaries for Consultants.
Company
Average Salary
$147,163
$147k
$146,777
$147k
$146,731
$147k
$145,775
$146k
$141,120
$141k

Average Consultant Pay By Industry

Consultant salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Professional companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Consultants. Salaries for Consultants in Finance companies average $85,353 annually, while Professional companies and Manufacturing companies pay $77,321 and $71,980, respectively. The average salary for Consultants in the Technology industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $69,228.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$85,353
$85k
Professional
Professional
$77,321
$77k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$71,980
$72k
Health Care
Health Care
$70,792
$71k
Technology
Technology
$69,228
$69k

Consultant Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Consultant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Consultant can range from $38,996 to $103,139 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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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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