Average Consultant/Project Manager Salary
$91,000 yearly
$32.50 hourly
Updated July 28, 2021
$69,000
10 %
$91,000
Median
$120,000
90 %
Consultant/project managers in the United States make an average salary of $91,236 per year or $43.86 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level consultant/project manager salary is roughly $69,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $120,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and finance companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out finance, technology, and professional companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, and Massachusetts provide the highest consultant/project manager salaries.

Average Consultant/Project Manager Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where consultant/project managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Consultant/Project Manager average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$87,294
$87,294
$41.97
$41.97
Alaska
Alaska
$79,334
$79,334
$38.14
$38.14
Arizona
Arizona
$97,248
$97,248
$46.75
$46.75
Arkansas
Arkansas
$62,860
$62,860
$30.22
$30.22
California
California
$100,491
$100,491
$48.31
$48.31
Colorado
Colorado
$96,874
$96,874
$46.57
$46.57
Connecticut
Connecticut
$111,131
$111,131
$53.43
$53.43
Delaware
Delaware
$110,258
$110,258
$53.01
$53.01
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$114,143
$114,143
$54.88
$54.88
Florida
Florida
$86,496
$86,496
$41.58
$41.58
Georgia
Georgia
$99,848
$99,848
$48.00
$48.00
Hawaii
Hawaii
$96,461
$96,461
$46.38
$46.38
Idaho
Idaho
$65,127
$65,127
$31.31
$31.31
Illinois
Illinois
$79,706
$79,706
$38.32
$38.32
Indiana
Indiana
$71,214
$71,214
$34.24
$34.24
Iowa
Iowa
$89,804
$89,804
$43.17
$43.17
Kansas
Kansas
$94,398
$94,398
$45.38
$45.38
Kentucky
Kentucky
$78,697
$78,697
$37.84
$37.84
Louisiana
Louisiana
$72,331
$72,331
$34.77
$34.77
Maine
Maine
$71,017
$71,017
$34.14
$34.14
Maryland
Maryland
$113,941
$113,941
$54.78
$54.78
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$106,227
$106,227
$51.07
$51.07
Michigan
Michigan
$87,766
$87,766
$42.20
$42.20
Minnesota
Minnesota
$101,901
$101,901
$48.99
$48.99
Mississippi
Mississippi
$62,988
$62,988
$30.28
$30.28
Missouri
Missouri
$81,758
$81,758
$39.31
$39.31
Montana
Montana
$60,965
$60,965
$29.31
$29.31
Nebraska
Nebraska
$89,168
$89,168
$42.87
$42.87
Nevada
Nevada
$89,264
$89,264
$42.92
$42.92
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$104,202
$104,202
$50.10
$50.10
New Jersey
New Jersey
$120,580
$120,580
$57.97
$57.97
New Mexico
New Mexico
$90,852
$90,852
$43.68
$43.68
New York
New York
$84,361
$84,361
$40.56
$40.56
North Carolina
North Carolina
$96,465
$96,465
$46.38
$46.38
North Dakota
North Dakota
$80,543
$80,543
$38.72
$38.72
Ohio
Ohio
$87,685
$87,685
$42.16
$42.16
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$85,790
$85,790
$41.25
$41.25
Oregon
Oregon
$86,950
$86,950
$41.80
$41.80
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$92,478
$92,478
$44.46
$44.46
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$102,219
$102,219
$49.14
$49.14
South Carolina
South Carolina
$87,278
$87,278
$41.96
$41.96
South Dakota
South Dakota
$81,535
$81,535
$39.20
$39.20
Tennessee
Tennessee
$68,796
$68,796
$33.08
$33.08
Texas
Texas
$104,415
$104,415
$50.20
$50.20
Utah
Utah
$86,052
$86,052
$41.37
$41.37
Vermont
Vermont
$72,696
$72,696
$34.95
$34.95
Virginia
Virginia
$101,043
$101,043
$48.58
$48.58
Washington
Washington
$105,818
$105,818
$50.87
$50.87
West Virginia
West Virginia
$73,638
$73,638
$35.40
$35.40
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$67,253
$67,253
$32.33
$32.33
Wyoming
Wyoming
$80,528
$80,528
$38.72
$38.72

Highest Paying Cities For Consultant/Project Manager

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Quincy, MA
Quincy, MA
$106,270
$106,270
$51.09
$51.09
Bellevue, WA
Bellevue, WA
$106,058
$106,058
$50.99
$50.99
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
$104,935
$104,935
$50.45
$50.45
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$104,406
$104,406
$50.20
$50.20
Alpharetta, GA
Alpharetta, GA
$99,657
$99,657
$47.91
$47.91
Morrisville, NC
Morrisville, NC
$97,702
$97,702
$46.97
$46.97

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Location

    How Much Do Consultant/Project Managers Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a consultant/project manager can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for consultant/project managers tend to be found in finance, technology, and professional companies. In fact, consultant/project managers can make a yearly salary of $100,225 while working for finance companies.
    IndustryAvg. SalaryRange
    1. Finance
    $100,225
    $66k
    $111k
    2. Technology
    $98,475
    $66k
    $111k
    3. Professional
    $98,468
    $66k
    $111k
    4. Manufacturing
    $96,519
    $66k
    $111k
    5. Health Care
    $94,831
    $66k
    $111k
    6. Utilities
    $78,331
    $66k
    $111k

    High Paying Consultant/Project Manager Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Manager And Consultant

    Avg. salary: $114,002

    Managers and Consultants are employees who are considered industry experts. They contribute to the company by providing valuable insights regarding the industry. They are often individual contributors tapped to give guidance on a specific project or undertaking of the company. These projects are related to their field of expertise or an extensive role in the past. They provide insights into the feasibility of such undertakings. Since they are given both a manager and a consultant's dual role, they also lead the team in the project. They oversee the team's progress, provide guidance, and ultimately lead the project team to success.
    75,736 Manager And Consultant Jobs
    Lead Program Manager

    Avg. salary: $132,545

    A lead program manager is responsible for coordinating departmental projects and ensuring that the programs adhere to the business guidelines and functions to achieve long-term goals and objectives. Lead program managers strategize techniques in developing business plans and managing budget allocation across departments. They also coordinate with clients for progress updates and modify program plans as needed. A lead program manager must have excellent communication and leadership skills to finalize program outputs and assist the team in resolving project issues and delays.
    100,576 Lead Program Manager Jobs
    Program Manager

    Avg. salary: $93,373

    A program manager is responsible for monitoring the project's progress, improving and developing new strategies, and coordinate various projects across the organization to ensure the success of the business objective. Program managers also manage the program's expenses, ensuring that the projects adhere to the budget goals without compromising the quality and accuracy of the result. A program manager should regularly connect with the different teams of every project under the program to keep track of the processes and procedures for the timely delivery of the product.
    98,053 Program Manager Jobs
    Project Manager/Scrum Master

    Avg. salary: $90,377

    Project Managers or scrum masters are experienced employees who lead an agile team. They are in charge of managing a specific project in terms of the agile model. They lead the team throughout the planning session, the designing of the project parameters, the development of the processes, the implementation of the project, and the evaluation. They represent the team in meetings with stakeholders. They ensure that the working relationship among all the departments involved is harmonious. They also guide their team members throughout the project.
    56,191 Project Manager/Scrum Master Jobs
    Information Technology Project Manager

    Avg. salary: $96,005

    An information technology project manager is responsible for supervising the technology department, ensuring that all tasks are being done by following technological strategies and solutions. Information technology project managers' duties include monitoring the technology team's daily operation, handling team members' concerns, managing customers' inquiries and complaints, helping team members' in achieving their professional growth, creating reports, sharing updates during team and board meetings, and maintaining effectivity of operational procedures. An information technology project manager must have excellent leadership and decision-making skills to decide on the best strategies in meeting the company's objectives.
    115,823 Information Technology Project Manager Jobs
    Project Manager/Team Lead

    Avg. salary: $86,309

    Project Managers are responsible for managing and overseeing the operations of a project from inception to completion. Their duties include defining project scope, developing a project plan, creating work breakdown structures to distribute resources, and communicating responsibilities to all project team members and vendors. They organizie work schedules, set milestones, track project progress, resolve technical issues, articulate roadblocks to project sponsors, propose risk mitigation strategies, and maintain project documentation. Project Managers also handle file submission for project closure, conduct post-project evaluations, supervise project communications, act as chairman in project status meetings, develop project governance structures and liaise with system security managers to coordinate system security activities.
    102,203 Project Manager/Team Lead Jobs

    Consultant/Project Manager Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a consultant/project manager 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.

    Which Companies Pay Consultant/Project Managers 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 EN Engineering and BOK Financial as they offer the highest salaries for consultant/project managers.
    Company

    Recently Added Consultant/Project Manager Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Consulting Project Manager
    Consulting Project Manager
    Tulsa, OK
    Tulsa, OK
    06/16/2021
    06/16/2021
    $95,982
    $95,982
    06/16/2021
    Power Consultant Project Manager-Transaction Services
    Power Consultant Project Manager-Transaction Services
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/12/2021
    06/12/2021
    $97,500
    $97,500
    06/12/2021
    Power Consultant Project Manager-Transaction Services
    Power Consultant Project Manager-Transaction Services
    Framingham, MA
    Framingham, MA
    06/12/2021
    06/12/2021
    $97,500
    $97,500
    06/12/2021
    Consulting Project Manager
    Consulting Project Manager
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/12/2021
    06/12/2021
    $100,000
    $100,000
    06/12/2021
    King County Washington
    King County Washington
    Child Care Health Consultation Manager-Project/Program Manager III
    Child Care Health Consultation Manager-Project/Program Manager III
    Child Care Health Consultation Manager-Project/Program Manager III
    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    05/08/2021
    05/08/2021
    $88,920
    $88,920
    05/08/2021
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    FDC-Const Project Consultant I-Project MGR-70030022-Region 3
    FDC-Const Project Consultant I-Project MGR-70030022-Region 3
    FDC-Const Project Consultant I-Project MGR-70030022-Region 3
    Clermont, FL
    Clermont, FL
    03/25/2021
    03/25/2021
    $36,468
    $36,468
    03/25/2021
    FDC-Const Project Consultant I-Project MGR-70030022-Region 3
    FDC-Const Project Consultant I-Project MGR-70030022-Region 3
    Clermont, FL
    Clermont, FL
    03/25/2021
    03/25/2021
    $36,468
    $36,468
    03/25/2021
    Principal Consulting Project Manager
    Principal Consulting Project Manager
    Highlands Ranch, CO
    Highlands Ranch, CO
    03/10/2021
    03/10/2021
    $131,786
    $131,786
    03/10/2021
    Innovation Solutions Consultant/Project Manager
    Innovation Solutions Consultant/Project Manager
    Ontario, CA
    Ontario, CA
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $103,307
    $103,307
    01/29/2021
    Consulting Project Manager
    Consulting Project Manager
    Austin, TX
    Austin, TX
    01/20/2021
    01/20/2021
    $137,896
    $137,896
    01/20/2021

    Average Consultant/Project Manager Salary by Demographic

    Consultant/Project Manager Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $107,529
    female-income
    Female Income
    $100,968
    Median Consultant/Project Manager Income by Race
    Asian consultant/project managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american consultant/project managers have the lowest average salary at $100,670.
    $111,000
    $109,000
    $107,000
    $105,000
    $103,000
    $101,000
    $99,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$104,908
    Black or African American$100,670
    Asian$109,714
    Unknown$103,456
    Hispanic or Latino$102,497
    Average Consultant/Project Manager Salary by Education Level
    Consultant/project managers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $125,664 annually. With a Masters degree, consultant/project managers earn a median annual income of $117,693 compared to $107,529 for consultant/project managers with an Bachelors degree.
    $127,000
    $120,000
    $113,000
    $106,000
    $99,000
    $92,000
    $85,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$91,679
    Some College/ Associate Degree$95,519
    Bachelor's Degree$107,529
    Master's Degree$117,693
    Doctorate Degree$125,664