Fishbowl users report senior consultant salaries are between $90K-$140K. Salary range depends on firm tier, city, bonus targets, and whether you have an MBA.

Have anyone been low balled when they joined a consulting firm? If yes, how did you go about fixing the gap in salary? I think I was low balled as a senior consultant and there was a gap of about 20-25% when I was made the offer. I was naive and did not negotiate - still living with the consequences.

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Have an offer leaving D as a 3rd year SC - Director at insurance company, $180 base + 15% bonus + $85k signing (includes relocation). Solid package or should I go back for more?

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So I’m a second year consultant. Like most, I was disappointed with compensation this year and am pretty bearish on my future earning potential here. I’m currently interviewing with a big tech company (not FAANG but close) for a position with substantially higher pay as a business analyst. I really wanted to stay til SC/M but the money is too good to pass up. I guess my question is: are there any major downsides to exiting to industry “too early?” Has anyone done it and regretted it?

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What can I expect (salary hike and/or bonus) this August as a first year SC? I joined in August last year. Top end Snapshots for firm and performance! 🙃

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What’s the most updated base+bonus for a Consultant level role at ClearView HCP? SC? Anyone know the stats for Back Bay LSA at the same level?

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What is an average hourly rate for SC at big 4?

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Stick or twist question for the bowl. London. SC. Salary: £45k. Informed no promotions due to COVID. High ratings during time in grade - 1,1 & 2. Direct sales of over £1.1 + another £300k imminent. Requested in name by current client. Performing Senior Manager roles for over 18m - Currently Program Director for a critical project with control of £13m budget and 100+ people. Finished self-funded part-time MBA in Jan (73% average). Frustrated & demoralised. Being taken for a ride or delusional?

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Wait five months to graduate out of a program make ~97 and be a senior consultant then look for jobs or look for them now as a analyst/consultant ( make about 75 ) from a salary perspective

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Just got a 15% raise with my promo to SC, now a bit above 100k base salary. Happy with the large increase, but wondering if i am still peaving money on the table by not jumping ship? Have 4 YOE, primarily federal projects focusing on implementation, transformation, and tech work. Whats the general market landscape for someone in my shoes?

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What is the the exit comp range for a Senior Consultant / Manager (post MBA)? More curious about the high end. My guess is ~150 - 300k total comp.

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Was extended an offer for SC position at a smaller consulting firm. Originally asked for 130K base, offer given was closer to ~110K base with ~10K in performance bonus. When countering with desired 125K base, due to other opportunities, base was raised to 115K. Would be happier with 120K base, but is it worth pushing for?

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1-year MBA in lieu of working worth it? Context: MBA cost is $100k (Emory), current salary also 100k. Been at the SC level under a year.

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What’s a fair market hourly rate for a consultant (contract role)? A recruiter asked me what my hourly rate is for an M&A contracting role. Assume the title would be Consultant / Senior Consultant (i.e. 3-4 years of work experience).

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SC @ D and need to make moves, I am ~40% below the salary band (long story). I’ve been applying but keep getting shot down. Ego is a little bruised, don’t feel entitled to positions, but (continued)

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Trying to negotiate current salary. How much are folks making in the dc area at the senior consultant level (right above the junior level)? I realize the title may vary. Esp for folks working in data analytics? Many thanks

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Need Advice:Recently promoted to SC but with COVID situation & min. raise I’ll be making approx. 80k in DMV as tech SC. Should I jump to another big4 or MBB?Is that comp. low range?Only thing making me confused is what if there is a staffing issue or more lay-off in the other firm I jump. Anyone did the switch recently to either another big4 or MBB and can share their experience?

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Anyone worked at Monitor? What's the salary for a senior consultant in New York vs Toronto?

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What the average SC comp in Chicago? I am in my third year as an SC.

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What’s the typical salary for an SC in DC with a secret clearance and a masters? 1 YOE in fed space, 4 years of other experience.

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Hello fellow 🐠 1. Thinking about starting recruiting for MBB around October timeframe. Any advice? 2. How much YOE would justify doing a 2-page resume? 3. Do you recommend including PRD experience on resume? Currently a 2nd year SC (post MBA hire | non-target) with a target promotion in 2021 and way below the compensation figures compared with my peer group.

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Anyone at Amazon/Microsoft able to share some recruiting insights? What role, level, and comp should I target for ? SC making 130k as base with 6+ yoe building analytics solutions on cloud. Hold two AWS certifications, no MBA/MS.

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I am sc with 125k base salary wife currently not working would start MS in jan currently saving around 4k a month is it good enough

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anyone successfully negotiate future rank into offer? Interviewed for senior consultant role. Was Offered job but they stated they would meet my salary requirement by making me manager in a year. I’m still negotiating a 10% bump (I’ll take what I get during these times).

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Best way to answer salary range question from third party recruiter when you don't have a ton of info? Was going to go with "since I am being promoted to senior consultant effective Oct 1st, I would expect something competitive with my new role and the experience I'd be bringing"

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Hello looking to return to workday, any info on potencial salary for a senior consultant at big 4 ?

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4 YOE out of UG, recently promoted to SC making 90k before bonus, like the job, company, and team. Worth thinking about jumping for a salary increase? Am doing federal work for reference. Only complaint is that i think i could make more elsewhere for the same amount of work, but also can see sticking it out to manager.

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What’s a typical SC salary without an MBA? Assume promoted from BA to CO to SC. I know it’s lower than the 160k you get post MBA just not sure how much lower.

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Typical SC salary at different firms, non-mba?

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What’s an expected salary range for senior consultant or first year manager (4 YOE) at a mid market firm, in IT risk advisory, LCOL (Texas)?

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What is a typical salary for an SC at D, no MBA in a city like San Francisco? I came in with 5+ years of experience as a C and feel I should have came in as SC. Fighting for early promo this year.

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What is the salary of a senior consultant?

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D GPS - what's the salary range for an SC?

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Canadian Salaries? What salary range should I expect as a Workday HCM Functional Consultant moving back to Canada? I have 2 years of experience working as a Consultant and will be up for promotion to SC. Curious to know the range for SA1 in Vancouver or Toronto.

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What kind of salary band should a senior consultant be looking for at a boutique firm? 2+ years of expereince, going through recruiting process to switch to another firm and want to know what numbers to aim for

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What’s the salary I should ask when switching to another company? Project manager/5yoe/SC/PMP and CSM certified/experience with commercial consulting so no clearance but have an interview with public sector firm

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West Monroe🐠, is the comp that bad? What does a standard SC make in NYC? Is there as much of a Frat Boy culture as people say?

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What is the average salary increase from consultant to senior consultant in percent?

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In case if your H1B extension gets denial and you have to move to India, what is the salary range we should except at SC level. Anyone with similar experience?

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Big 4 🐠 What is the average % comp increase from SC to M?

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What’s the base and total comp of a senior consultant or senior associate in finance transformation/finance effectiveness at big 4?

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Has anyone worked for both D and ACN(consulting) that can compare the pros/cons of each? Specifically re: wlb, comp, culture, advancement

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What should a Sr. Associate in NYC office within the FS - MC practice expect for Comp (%) this year? Thoughts??

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Whoever decided they should be called "dreamers" deserves a nice bonus. Seriously, great branding.

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Average senior manager starting salary in Big 4 vs non Big 4?

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Any recommendations for getting top bucket bonus?

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Career change. Media planner with 6 years experience. I'm good at my job and believe in media/advertising but I'm not married to the industry. My priorities are better salary and job security.

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Are there actually substantial differences on MBB (and even ATKearney) cultures and ways of working?

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Layoffs at Greyhealth group this week. I heard 12 people.

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Did the big 4 reward you for staying during 2008?

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How would you handle optics and manage relationships with people within your current practice area if you're trying to take on a project in another practice area (S&O) without being blacklisted?

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Internal transfer in promotion year? Bad idea?

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I’m an entry level consultant and have my scrum master cert... my manager asked and told me to add value during scrum meetings... how, if I have nothing ever to say when my lead gives updates for team?

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