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Management consultant Average UK Salary & Prospects

Management consultants help organisations solve problems and improve efficiency.

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Management consultants typically work around 37 to 39 hours per week.

As a Management consultant you will typically work evenings / weekends.

This occupation tends to be:

  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely
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    * from ONETonline
    Average salary
    47,135 GBP *
    per year
    25,000 GBP
    90,000 GBP
    5+ Experience
    * data taken from the Office of National Statistics (
    Average salary for Management consultant

    Men make 12% more than Women
    64% of Management consultants are men
    • 49,127 GBP
    • 43,197 GBP
    Average salary for part-time Management consultant
    Average salary for full-time Management consultant

    • 23,715 GBP
    • 25,363 GBP
    • 21,241 GBP
    • 47,135 GBP
    • 43,197 GBP
    • 49,127 GBP
    Pay over time for Management consultant

    Pay for this role has increased over time
    • 46,955 GBP
    • 48,703 GBP
    • 48,111 GBP
    • 48,951 GBP
    • 46,706 GBP
    • 47,135 GBP

    Future outlook for Management consultants

    Balanced outlook
    195 000+ jobs available
    Balanced outlook
    0% yearly wage growth (on average)
    Very good outlook
    27% chance of automation in the future

    Management consultant - Your future job?

    Which qualifications do I need?

    Find out what you need to know in order to become a Management consultant and the highest average level of education for people in this role.

    In terms of people already doing this job:

    • 47% of people in this role have GCSEs or equivalent
    • 31% of people in this role have do not have GCSEs or equivalent qualifications
    • 19% of people in this role have a certificate of higher education or equivalent but no degree

    You can apply directly to become a management consultant or set up your own business if you've got relevant work experience in:

    • business management or finance
    • human resources
    • project management
    • IT

    Get the right qualification to begin your journey to becoming a Management consultant

    Business Analysis

    What technical skills do I need?

    Technical skills are programmes, softwares and things you need to know in order to be a successful Management consultant. Check that you know:
    Data base user interface and query software Data entry software
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
    Inventory management software Inventory tracking software
    Office suite software Microsoft Office
    Spreadsheet software Microsoft Excel
    Improve your skills today

    Business Analysis

    Things to highlight for your Management consultant interview

    Cooperation Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. Integrity Job requires being honest and ethical. Dependability Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. Self Control Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. Independence Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

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