Medical Consultant Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about medical consultant demographics? We analyzed 2,094 medical consultants resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Medical Consultant Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as medical consultants. Keep reading to find out what the results for medical consultants were.

Medical Consultant Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among medical consultants is White, which makes up 65.5% of all medical consultants. Comparatively, there are 12.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 65.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 12.8%
  • Black or African American, 11.9%
  • Asian, 7.2%
  • Unknown, 1.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Medical Consultants

The chart below shows that 56.7% of medical consultants speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 9.3% and Russian is the third-most popular at 4.1%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 56.7%
  • French, 9.3%
  • Russian, 4.1%
  • German, 4.1%
  • Hindi, 3.1%
  • Other, 22.7%

Most Common Degree for Medical Consultant

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for medical consultants. The most common degree for medical consultants is bachelor's degree. In fact, 31% of medical consultants earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 25% and rounding it off is doctoral degree with 22%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 40%
  • Certificate degree, 19%
  • Masters degree, 14%
  • Doctorate degree, 13%
  • Other Degrees, 14%

Medical Consultant Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among medical consultants.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Medical Consultant Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the medical consultant position over time.


Medical Consultant Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of medical consultants changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of medical consultants based on ethnicity and gender.


Number Of Years On The Job For Medical Consultant

By looking over 2,094 medical consultants resumes, we figured out that the average medical consultant enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 33%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Medical Consultant Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of medical consultant employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of medical consultants is 40+ years old, which represents 72% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Medical Consultants with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, pipeline superintendent and agronomy research manager have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Early Childhood Services Coordinator11%86%
Community Health Nursing Director12%86%
Parent Educator12%83%
Medical Consultant45%49%
Project Superintendent94%3%
Agronomy Research Manager94%4%
Pipeline Superintendent95%3%
Pipeline Superintendent
Agronomy Research Manager
Project Superintendent
Medical Consultant
Parent Educator
Community Health Nursing Director
Early Childhood Services Coordinator

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Medical Consultants with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to medical consultants.

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Job Titleascdesc
Construction Area Manager7.96%
Facilities/Engineering Manager15.08%
Consulting Property Manager15.36%
Campus Administrator21.51%
Night Shift Manager21.82%
Medical Consultant28.57%
Community Center Director29.21%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Medical Consultant?

Male Income
Female Income

Medical Consultant Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and White men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Medical Consultant Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
High School Diploma or Less$91,410
Some College/ Associate Degree$108,416
Bachelor's Degree$126,817
Master's Degree$154,500
Doctorate Degree$196,759

Medical Consultant Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Medical Consultant Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a medical consultant can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of medical consultants is $131,698. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Medical Consultants Earn The Most?

The map here shows where medical consultants earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Medical Consultants Located?

By looking through more than 2,094 resumes, we found that the most popular places for medical consultants are NY, New York and TX, Dallas.

Number of Medical Consultants

Medical Consultant Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ medical consultants. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most medical consultants is the health care industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire medical consultants.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Medical Consultant Work In

Employees with the medical consultant job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most medical consultants prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ medical consultants. Those industries include health care, technology and insurance.

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Health Care

Fortune 500




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