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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Consultant/Project Manager Salary

$98,946 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$47.57 hourly

Entry level Salary
$73,000 yearly
$73,000
10 %
$98,946
Median
$133,000
90 %

How much does a Consultant/Project Manager make?

Consultant/project managers make $98,946 per year on average, or $47.57 per hour, in the United States. Consultant/project managers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $73,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $133,000.

Location impacts how much a consultant/project manager can expect to make. Consultant/project managers make the most in New Jersey, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.

Highest Paying States For Consultant/Project Managers

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

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Consultant/Project Manager average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Connecticut$114,806$55.20821
2Washington$105,272$50.612,823
3Maryland$117,981$56.721,560
4New Jersey$118,745$57.091,806
5Pennsylvania$110,309$53.032,687
6Michigan$98,603$47.412,216
7District of Columbia$109,707$52.741,115
8Oregon$102,615$49.331,194
9Massachusetts$107,049$51.472,313
10Delaware$112,125$53.91267
11Rhode Island$95,427$45.88369
12New Hampshire$104,865$50.42380
13Virginia$96,206$46.253,072
14Ohio$97,616$46.931,976
15North Carolina$95,194$45.772,251
16Arizona$94,811$45.581,362
17California$94,456$45.419,476
18Texas$91,184$43.844,776
19Georgia$95,763$46.042,087
20South Carolina$87,839$42.231,126
21Minnesota$94,752$45.551,395
22West Virginia$84,683$40.71413
23Iowa$94,328$45.35580
24Kentucky$91,743$44.11541
25Indiana$91,427$43.961,058
26Tennessee$79,981$38.451,802
27Maine$83,236$40.02372
28Illinois$88,820$42.702,663
29New Mexico$80,546$38.72610
30Utah$82,254$39.55922
31New York$89,565$43.062,893
32Alabama$80,995$38.941,102
33Nevada$87,664$42.15429
34Kansas$88,139$42.37514
35Wisconsin$82,284$39.561,278
36Vermont$80,138$38.53203
37Nebraska$86,187$41.44421
38Hawaii$78,713$37.84241
39Alaska$81,622$39.24180
40South Dakota$73,483$35.33260
41Missouri$81,364$39.121,008
42North Dakota$76,185$36.63198
43Idaho$76,305$36.69351
44Oklahoma$73,996$35.58686
45Louisiana$78,408$37.70384
46Montana$71,404$34.33271
47Florida$74,374$35.763,325
48Wyoming$68,216$32.80144
49Mississippi$72,250$34.74417
50Arkansas$70,612$33.95496
51Colorado$71,450$34.351,138

Highest Paying Cities For Consultant/Project Managers

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Jersey City, NJ$118,532$56.99
2Baltimore, MD$118,223$56.84
3Wallingford, CT$114,672$55.13
4Philadelphia, PA$111,021$53.38
5Washington, DC$109,798$52.79
6Quincy, MA$107,197$51.54
7Seattle, WA$107,174$51.53
8San Francisco, CA$103,442$49.73
9Keizer, OR$103,222$49.63
10Columbus, OH$97,544$46.90
11Reston, VA$97,102$46.68
12Morrisville, NC$96,563$46.42
13Davenport, IA$96,425$46.36
14Duluth, GA$96,074$46.19
15Houston, TX$93,131$44.77

Consultant/Project Manager Salary Details

Consultant/Project Manager Salary

What is a Consultant/Project Manager's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$133,000$11,083$64
75th Percentile$115,000$9,583$55
Average$98,946$8,246$48
25th Percentile$84,000$7,000$40
10th Percentile$73,000$6,083$35

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Manager And Consultant$126,347$10,529$60.74158,178
Lead Program Manager$106,797$8,900$51.34200,688
Program Manager$97,969$8,164$47.10197,556
Project Manager/Scrum Master$103,245$8,604$49.6499,027
Information Technology Project Manager$100,468$8,372$48.30207,249
Project Manager/Team Lead$97,140$8,095$46.70172,739

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Morgan Stanley Jobs (23)
  2. Microsoft Jobs (62)
  3. Citi Jobs (23)
  4. Cisco Jobs (31)
  5. Pfizer Jobs (28)

Which Companies Pay Consultant/Project Managers The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Box and Dell are the highest paying companies for consultant/project managers.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Box$137,182$65.956
2Dell$126,687$60.9127
3Fidelity Investments$120,980$58.16328
4Microsoft$120,726$58.04770
5State Street$118,354$56.90
6CyberCoders$112,734$54.2056
7Marsh & McLennan Companies$111,350$53.5321
8Experian Data Quality$110,515$53.13
9Oracle$110,026$52.905763
10Leidos$109,609$52.70452
11Burns & McDonnell$107,364$51.62525
12Heat$107,279$51.58
13Association Reserves$107,043$51.46
14Analytics Quotient$106,791$51.34
15MGAC$106,691$51.298
16Randstad North America, Inc.$106,553$51.23740
17Prometheus$106,529$51.22
18Clario$106,190$51.05
19SS&C Technologies$105,369$50.6639
20Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited Inc$105,003$50.48

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

Here are some examples of how much a consultant/project manager salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The manufacturing industry pays consultant/project managers an average salary of $107,365

  2. The health care industry pay $105,074

  3. The lowest paying industry for consultant/project managers is the finance industry. Consultant/project managers in this industry earn an average salary of $100,428

Highest Paying Industries For Consultant/Project Managers

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Manufacturing$107,365$51.62
2Health Care$105,074$50.52
3Technology$104,512$50.25
4Professional$103,654$49.83
5Finance$100,428$48.28

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Consultant/Project Manager Salary Trends

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.

Average Consultant/Project Manager Salary Over Time

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

    Consultant/Project Manager Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$98,900$47.57+4.1%
    2021$94,900$45.63+1.3%
    2020$93,700$45.04+1.7%
    2019$92,100$44.26+0.6%
    2018$91,500$43.99+0.1%

    Recently Added Consultant/Project Manager Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    DeloitteConsulting, Project Delivery Manager IIDenver, CO05/20/2022$144,400
    United Health GroupTransformation Consultant Project Manager-TelecommuteEden Prairie, MN05/10/2022$82,100
    Leidos Holdings Inc.Power Consultant Project Manager-Transaction ServicesDenver, CO05/10/2022$101,400
    Leidos Holdings Inc.Power Consultant Project Manager-Transaction ServicesChicago, IL05/10/2022$101,400
    Leidos Holdings Inc.Power Consultant Project Manager-Transaction ServicesSaint Louis, MO05/10/2022$101,400
    Leidos Holdings Inc.Power Consultant Project Manager-Transaction ServicesFramingham, MA05/10/2022$101,400
    Leidos Holdings Inc.Power Consultant Project Manager-Transaction ServicesCharlotte, NC05/10/2022$101,400
    Outdoor PersoniaSales Consultant/Project ManagerBellingham, MA05/07/2022$50,000
    Microsoft CorporationConsulting Project Management Manager, Retail & Consumer Goods Service LineAtlanta, GA04/19/2022$131,900
    Microsoft CorporationConsulting Project Management Manager, Retail & Consumer Goods Service LineTempe, AZ04/19/2022$131,900

    Consultant/Project Manager Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Consultant/Project Managers the most?

    New Jersey pays Consultant/Project Managers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $118,745 per year, or $57.09 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Consultant/Project Manager?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Consultant/Project Manager if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Maryland you should be paid close to $117,981 per year.

    What type of Consultant/Project Manager gets paid the most?

    Manager And Consultant gets paid the most. Manager And Consultant made a median salary of $126,347. The best-paid 10 percent make $143,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $111,000.

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