Entry-level consultants at BCG can earn up to $112,500 per year, while senior consultants can make up to $215,500. Project Leaders have a maximum annual salary of $266,000; Principals and Partners may earn up to $1,150,000.
At McKinsey, the salary for Analysts ranges from $90,000 to $110,000 per year, while Associates can make up to $233,000. Engagement Managers typically earn $250,000, while Partners/Directors can earn up to $1,300,000.
Management consulting is an industry providing expensive and professional advice to organizations to improve their overall performance, through better “management”, which includes strategy, governance, operation, organization, finance, and marketing. The three most prestigious management consulting firms are McKinsey, BCG, and Bain (the Big Three).