What does a Lead Consultant do?

Lead Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹20,00,000 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹11L
Median: ₹20L
₹30L
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Glassdoor Estimated Salary

Lead Consultant Career Path

Learn how to become a Lead Consultant, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

Lead Consultant
₹20,00,000/yr
Principal Consultant
₹24,00,000/yr
Lead Consultant

Years of Experience Distribution

0 - 1
15%
2 - 4
23%
5 - 7
36%
8+
26%
Not including years spent in education and/or training

Lead Consultant Insights

Read what Lead Consultant professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
HARMANHARMAN
Senior Consultant
14 Aug 2021

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

CapgeminiCapgemini
Consultant
2 May 2022

“The opportunity which I found is excellent and i am building my knowledge towards the development is awesome”

EworxEworx
Consultant
23 Oct 2020

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

Amaris ConsultingAmaris Consulting
Advanced Consultant Engineer
26 Oct 2022

“Amaris Montreal is really open and comprehensive to my ideas and suggestions about my career path.”

alliantgroup, LPalliantgroup, LP
Associate Consultant
2 May 2022

“Good pay (for experienced hires) and good for people relocating to Houston that don’t know many people.”

JacobsJacobs
Consultant
4 Oct 2021

“Graduate program is nonexistent and there are very few professional development opportunities for early career professionals.”

AgiitoAgiito
Lead Consultant
27 Sept 2022

“I've made some great friends at work and it's great to be doing a job I enjoy doing.”

WTWWTW
Consultant
14 Apr 2021

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

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Lead Consultant Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of consultants

There is no typical day for a consultant. Since they are often an expert in their field, they spend time advising clients over the phone, by email, or by traveling to their offices. Daily tasks include checking email, client meetings, and delegating tasks.

Consulting can be a very rewarding career that allows a professional to focus on their area of expertise. The hours vary depending on the client, and it often takes you on the road. The advantages of being a consultant are flexibility and freedom.

Consultants can get paid very well. The average pay for consultants is ₹20,00,000 but this can vary depending on your area of expertise, experience, and clients. In some areas, consultants make up to ₹30,45,000 a year and more. A first-year consultant averages ₹10,50,700.

Working as a consultant is not easy, but it allows for a lot of flexibility. They often work long hours on a project and then have a few days of downtime in between jobs. The challenges of being a consultant are creating your own work structure and holding yourself accountable for results.

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