What does a Lead Consultant do?

Consultants are experts in their fields with extensive knowledge and experience in a niche-specific subject who use their experience and expertise to address issues and solve problems found in businesses. Often, they come in from the outside of an organization with a perspective that is new and provide fresh takes that can unstick issues to shift resources and to move a company in a different direction.

Consultants turn their extensive knowledge into a resource to facilitate change or revitalize business processes. They assist with the creation of new businesses and are called upon to assist start-ups before, during, and after they launch. As specialists in the marketing, human resources management, engineering, and finance fields, consultants provide expert advice and analysis accordingly. They are abject at troubleshooting and present strategies that address and prevent problems or improve and enhance company performance. Consultants need a four-year degree in their area of expertise.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.7 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Lead Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

$131,308 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $131K
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Lead Consultant Career Path

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Senior Consultant
14 Aug 2021

“Good company and also projects are good and company was giving benefits to employee but not now”

23 Oct 2020

“Office administrators maintain such a positive and friendly attitude that make you enjoy going to work every day.”

26 Oct 2020

“Flat and slow career path evolution; an indicator that productivity and knowledge is not appreciated.”

5 Oct 2021

“The global and local team I work with are brilliant and really enhance my day and the work we do.”

Willis Towers WatsonWillis Towers Watson
14 Apr 2021

“Graduate programme was well structured and a good career path for new graduates fresh out of university.”

Venn GroupVenn Group
Executive Consultant
14 Aug 2019

“I have a great team who are supportive and always helping to develop me as a Recruiter.”

18 Jul 2019

“Projects are always interesting and I get to work surrounded by a great group of people.”

Tata Consultancy ServicesTata Consultancy Services
Assistant Consultant
8 Aug 2021

“It was fun working in TCS and it’s a amazing place to work I loved working in TCS”

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