Lead Consultant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$91,000
$72,000
$91,000
$116,000
Lead consultants in the United States make an average salary of $92,064 per year or $44.26 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $72,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $116,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and professional 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 technology, automotive, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, Rhode Island, California, New York, and Washington provide the highest lead consultant salaries.
Best Paying Cities
New York, NY
$104,978
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Map of Lead Consultant Salaries

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

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Average Lead Consultant Salary By Location

While a lead consultant can average a salary of $92,064 per year, or $44.26 per hour, there are many opportunities for lead consultants to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $112,537 per year. Other high-paying locations include Jersey City, NJ, New York, NY and Cranston, RI. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $74,000. The highest paying states for lead consultants include New Jersey, Rhode Island and California. Meanwhile, Florida, Tennessee, and Arkansas offer the lowest salaries.

Average Lead Consultant Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a lead consultant, working for Electronic Arts or Magenic Technologies might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like ThoughtWorks and The Bank of New York Mellon report highly competitive salaries for lead consultants.

Company
Average Salary
$112,126
$112k
$111,496
$111k
$108,293
$108k
$105,930
$106k
$105,267
$105k

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Average Lead Consultant Pay By Industry

The salary for a lead consultant can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for lead consultants tend to be found in technology, automotive, and manufacturing companies. In fact, lead consultants can make a yearly salary of $104,040 while working for technology companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$104,040
$104k
Automotive
Automotive
$101,618
$102k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$98,807
$99k
Transportation
Transportation
$97,400
$97k
Retail
Retail
$87,905
$88k
Finance
Finance
$77,600
$78k

Lead Consultant Salary History

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Lead Consultant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a lead 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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