Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for project consultants in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 36,931 project consultants currently employed in the United States.
  • 38.1% of all project consultants are women, while 61.9% are men.
  • The average age of an employed project consultant is 43 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of project consultants is White (65.1%), followed by Asian (14.4%), Hispanic or Latino (8.5%) and Black or African American (7.4%).
  • In 2021, women earned 94% of what men earned.
  • 12% of all project consultants are LGBT.
  • Project consultants are 46% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Project Consultant Statistics By Gender

38.1% of project consultants are women and 61.9% of project consultants are men.

  • Male, 61.9%
  • Female, 38.1%

Project Consultants By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male61.9%
Female38.1%

Gender Pay Gap For Project Consultant

Women Earn 94¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$86,281
female-income
Female Income
$80,994

Project Consultant Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Project Consultant Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201064.68%35.32%
201164.39%35.61%
201264.61%35.39%
201364.21%35.79%
201462.65%37.35%
201564.01%35.99%
201663.31%36.69%
201762.78%37.22%
201864.57%35.43%
201962.98%37.02%
202061.43%38.57%
202161.86%38.14%

Project Consultant Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, timber buyer and chief estimator have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Wedding Coordinator9%91%
Conference Planning Manager9%91%
Human Resources Administrative Assistant9%91%
Project Consultant62%38%
Electronic Security Specialist94%6%
Chief Estimator95%5%
Timber Buyer97%3%

Project Consultant Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among project consultants is White, which makes up 65.1% of all project consultants. Comparatively, there are 14.4% of the Asian ethnicity and 8.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

  • White, 65.1%
  • Asian, 14.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 8.5%
  • Black or African American, 7.4%
  • Unknown, 4.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Project Consultant Race

Project Consultant RacePercentages
White65.1%
Asian14.4%
Hispanic or Latino8.5%
Black or African American7.4%
Unknown4.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.2%

Project Consultant Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among project consultants.

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

Project Consultant Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201073.91%7.18%11.03%5.91%
201173.17%7.27%11.40%6.16%
201272.11%7.65%11.81%6.35%
201371.99%7.34%12.21%6.35%
201472.30%7.42%12.29%5.98%
201571.20%6.95%12.56%6.97%
201670.98%6.88%12.92%6.85%
201770.56%7.19%12.94%6.95%
201870.66%6.64%13.22%7.05%
201968.44%7.19%13.91%7.92%
202066.65%7.19%13.21%8.54%
202165.13%7.45%14.35%8.46%

Project Consultant Wage Gap By Race

Asian project consultants have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american project consultants have the lowest average salary at $82,414.
$93,000
$91,000
$89,000
$87,000
$85,000
$83,000
$81,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$86,097
White$87,452
Black or African American$82,414
Asian$91,039
Hispanic or Latino$84,642

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Average Age of a Project Consultant

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

Male
Female

Project Consultant Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown4039.5
White4546
Black or African American4246
Asian3937
Hispanic or Latino39.540

Project Consultant Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of project consultant employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of project consultants is 40+ years old, which represents 59% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Project Consultant Age

Project Consultant YearsPercentages
40+ years59%
30-40 years27%
20-30 years13%

Types of Project Consultant Degree Levels

The most common degree for project consultants is bachelor's degree 67% of project consultants earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 21% and rounding it off is associate degree with 7%.

  • Bachelors, 67%
  • Masters, 21%
  • Associate, 7%
  • Doctorate, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 3%

Project Consultants By Education

Project Consultant DegreePercentages
Bachelors67%
Masters21%
Associate7%
Doctorate2%
Other Degrees3%

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Project Consultant Wage Gap By Education

Project consultants with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $101,957 annually. With a Masters degree, project consultants earn a median annual income of $96,504 compared to $87,421 for project consultants with an Bachelors degree.
$103,000
$100,000
$97,000
$94,000
$91,000
$88,000
$85,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$96,504
Bachelor's Degree$87,421
Doctorate Degree$101,957

Project Consultant Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where project consultants work. We found most project consultants work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most project consultants is the professional industry.

Company Size

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

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Project Consultant Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees6%
50 - 100 employees8%
100 - 500 employees14%
500 - 1,000 employees6%
1,000 - 10,000 employees25%
> 10,000 employees41%

The Types Of Companies Project Consultant Work In

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

Education

Public

Private

Government

Project Consultant Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education5%
Public43%
Private46%
Government5%

Top Industries Hiring Project Consultants

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ project consultants. Those industries include professional, finance and technology.

Fortune 500

Professional

Finance

Technology

Health Care

Project Consultant Turnover And Employment Statistics

Project 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 project consultants changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Project Consultant Unemployment Rate By Year

YearProject Consultant Unemployment Rate
20106.86%
20114.96%
20125.00%
20134.70%
20144.15%
20153.56%
20163.57%
20173.12%
20183.13%
20193.02%
20204.33%
20214.32%

The Average Number of Years That Project Consultant Stay in a Job

By looking over 9,035 project consultants resumes, we figured out that the average project consultant enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 38%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Project Consultant Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year38%
1-2 years32%
3-4 years9%
5-7 years10%
8-10 years5%
11+ years6%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Project 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 project consultants.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Senior Estimator4.41%11,627
Logistics Specialist8.65%35,753
Regional Marketing Specialist10.00%115,805
Operations Representative11.05%75,789
Driver Examiner11.64%35,857
Project Consultant12.44%-
Special Events Fundraiser19.25%12,637

Project Consultant LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Senior Estimator4.41%11,627
Logistics Specialist8.65%35,753
Regional Marketing Specialist10.00%115,805
Operations Representative11.05%75,789
Driver Examiner11.64%35,857
Special Events Fundraiser19.25%12,637

Foreign Languages Spoken By Project Consultants

The most common foreign language among project consultants is Spanish at 32.4%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 14.3% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 11.1%.

  • Spanish, 32.4%
  • French, 14.3%
  • Chinese, 11.1%
  • Mandarin, 8.6%
  • German, 5.4%
  • Other, 28.2%

Project Consultant Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish32.4%
French14.3%
Chinese11.1%
Mandarin8.6%
German5.4%
Other28.2%

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Project Consultant Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a project consultant can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of project consultants is $114,639. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Project Consultants Earn The Most?

Project consultants earn the most in New Jersey, where the average project consultant salary is $116,671. The map here shows where project consultants earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Project Consultants?

By looking through more than 9,035 resumes, we found that the most popular places for project consultants are New York, NY and Atlanta, GA.

Number of Project Consultants

Number Of Project Consultant Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1California5,568$103,155
2Texas5,359$88,348
3Ohio2,362$73,775
4Georgia2,339$66,174
5New York2,330$92,600
6Illinois2,219$74,781
7Florida2,216$53,223
8Pennsylvania1,999$89,389
9Virginia1,775$88,540
10Minnesota1,766$76,022
11Massachusetts1,738$89,692
12New Jersey1,694$116,671
13North Carolina1,587$95,688
14Michigan1,530$77,225
15Missouri1,268$72,130
16Wisconsin1,211$68,672
17Indiana1,150$71,956
18Tennessee1,116$71,983
19Alabama954$82,842
20Washington949$92,745
21Arizona922$94,575
22Oregon893$90,213
23Maryland846$102,558
24District of Columbia744$105,839
25South Carolina738$78,276
26Oklahoma714$66,632
27Colorado667$86,010
28Utah647$68,426
29Kansas616$63,921
30Kentucky612$65,828
31Iowa609$74,194
32Connecticut573$105,713
33Nevada523$93,107
34Arkansas496$59,430
35Nebraska488$55,463
36New Mexico453$80,949
37Louisiana445$74,359
38New Hampshire439$80,444
39Mississippi424$72,008
40Idaho394$75,029
41Delaware337$73,463
42Rhode Island333$83,836
43South Dakota264$63,910
44Maine246$66,499
45West Virginia227$68,922
46Montana214$71,869
47North Dakota209$64,750
48Vermont183$72,836
49Hawaii153$78,924
50Alaska105$84,678
51Wyoming95$73,177

Project Consultant Demographics FAQs

How Many Project Consultant Are There In The Us?

There are over 36,931 Project Consultants in the United States.

What Percentage Of Project Consultants Are Black?

7.4% of Project Consultants are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Project Consultants?

Most a are White, with 65.1% of Project Consultants belonging to this ethnicity. 14.4% of Project Consultants are Asian, 8.5% of Project Consultants are Hispanic or Latino, 7.4% of Project Consultants are Black or African American, 4.4% of Project Consultants are Unknown, and 0.2% of Project Consultants are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Project Consultant Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Project Consultant jobs are male - dominated. 61% of Project Consultants are male, and 38% are female, so there are more male Project Consultants than female Project Consultants in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Project Consultant?

The average Project Consultant is 44 years old. 59% of Project Consultants are 40+ years old or older, 27% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 13% are between 20-30 years old

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