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Senior Consultant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$92,000
$74,000
$92,000
$116,000
Senior consultants in the United States make an average salary of $93,048 per year or $44.73 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $74,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $116,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and insurance 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 finance, technology, and professional companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Washington, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia provide the highest senior consultant salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Seattle, WA
$113,663
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Map of Senior Consultant Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Senior Consultant Salary By Location

While a senior consultant can average a salary of $93,048 per year, or $44.73 per hour, there are many opportunities for senior consultants to make more. For example, in Seattle, WA you might make $113,663 per year. Other high-paying locations include Washington, DC, Jersey City, NJ and McLean, VA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Seattle, WA where the average starting salary is $80,000. The highest paying states for senior consultants include Alaska, Washington and New Jersey. Meanwhile, Kansas, South Carolina, and Florida offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
McLean, VA
McLean, VA
$106,722
$107k
Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT
$105,293
$105k
Richmond, CA
Richmond, CA
$101,046
$101k

High Paying Senior Consultant Jobs

Average Senior Consultant Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a senior consultant, working for DLA Piper or Walmart might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Microsoft and Hortonworks report highly competitive salaries for senior consultants.

Company
Average Salary
$157,608
$158k
$136,903
$137k
$134,134
$134k
$133,204
$133k
$129,226
$129k
$126,819
$127k
$126,315
$126k

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Senior Consultant Salary History

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    Average Senior Consultant Pay By Industry

    The salary for a senior consultant can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for senior consultants tend to be found in finance, technology, and professional companies. In fact, senior consultants can make a yearly salary of $102,277 while working for finance companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Finance
    Finance
    $102,277
    $102k
    Technology
    Technology
    $93,935
    $94k
    Professional
    Professional
    $89,088
    $89k
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $88,521
    $89k

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