Project Consultant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$84,000
$61,000
$84,000
$116,000
The average project consultant makes about $84,603 per year. That's $40.67 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $61,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $116,000. Many of project consultants seem to be drawn to retail and finance companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case project consultants tend to work at technology, professional, and finance companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Colorado, Washington and Massachusetts pay project consultants the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$90,797
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Map of Project Consultant Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Project Consultant Salary By Location

While a project consultant can average a salary of $84,603 per year, or $40.67 per hour, there are many opportunities for project consultants to make more. For example, in Colorado Springs, CO you might make $101,847 per year. Other high-paying locations include Washington, DC, Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Colorado Springs, CO where the average starting salary is $57,000. The highest paying states for project consultants include Colorado, Washington and Massachusetts. Meanwhile, South Carolina, Mississippi, and West Virginia offer the lowest salaries.

Average Project Consultant Salary By Company

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 Tompkins Real Estate Holdings and Logistics Management Institute as they offer the highest salaries for project consultants.

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Average Project Consultant Pay By Industry

The salary for a project consultant can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for project consultants tend to be found in technology, professional, and finance companies. In fact, project consultants can make a yearly salary of $91,049 while working for technology companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$91,049
$91k
Professional
Professional
$87,449
$87k
Finance
Finance
$87,075
$87k
Retail
Retail
$86,251
$86k
Media
Media
$82,415
$82k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$81,625
$82k
Health Care
Health Care
$81,338
$81k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$72,619
$73k

Project Consultant Salary History

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Project Consultant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a project 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.

Recently Added Project Consultant Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Florida Department of Transportation
Florida Department of Transportation
System Project Consultant
System Project Consultant
System Project Consultant
07/28/2020
07/28/2020
$50,000
$50,000
07/28/2020
Systems Project Consultant
Systems Project Consultant
07/23/2020
07/23/2020
$43,507
$43,507
07/23/2020
Ameripro Roofing
Ameripro Roofing
Project Consultant
Project Consultant
Project Consultant
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$40,000
$40,000
06/27/2020
Florida Department of Transportation
Florida Department of Transportation
Systems Project Consultant
Systems Project Consultant
Systems Project Consultant
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$43,507
$43,507
06/24/2020
Esler Companies
Esler Companies
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
05/29/2020
05/29/2020
$150,000
$150,000
05/29/2020
Esler Companies
Esler Companies
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
05/29/2020
05/29/2020
$150,000
$150,000
05/29/2020
Esler Companies
Esler Companies
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
05/29/2020
05/29/2020
$150,000
$150,000
05/29/2020
SR Project Consultant
SR Project Consultant
05/28/2020
05/28/2020
$82,437
$82,437
05/28/2020
Systems Project Consultant
Systems Project Consultant
05/08/2020
05/08/2020
$43,507
$43,507
05/08/2020
Esler Companies
Esler Companies
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
Project Consultant/In-Home Sales
05/05/2020
05/05/2020
$150,000
$150,000
05/05/2020