Hello everyone,
I have recently moved to Australia and so quite new to the job market here. I just wanted to understand what’s like an average pay which a SC is entitled to?
Please also mention your YOE, would help me with a more informed conclusion.

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All big four firms for every level are published in the AFR consulting salaries guide. Keep in mind those are entry salaries for each level and sometimes there may be overlap.

Eg SC at my firm for the strat team is 100-125.
I’m in my 2nd year of SC and am at 115k


85-120k I would say depending on city, firm or service line

I was on 98k as a big 4 SC in a higher COL city (typically Sydney, CBR, Melb)

Range from 80k to 115k + bonus (typically 3-5%) in Canberra. That’s common for non tech consulting across mid tiers and big 4

Probably 95-110 for tech consulting. Will be higher than audit and stuff like that but not as high as strategy

According to a strategy recruiting company 2022 salary report (base only):

MBB = Senior Associate /Consultant $130k-$180k 

Big 4 / Tier 2 = Associate/Consultant $100k- $130k (next level up reported was Manager $140k- $170k)

Australian big four (excl PJP and perhaps S&) do not pay in the same bracket as T2,

Received an offer for SC in Monitor Deloitte for $115 inc super

Quantium SC 4 YOE ~ 150k + 10-20% Bonus

WLB is pretty reasonable. 40/45 hr weeks. I have colleagues who lateraled in from South Africa so don’t see any harm in trying.


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