Complete Australian Consulting Salary Data (2022)

In this post, we compare salaries across Australian consulting firms. We cover the “Big 5” (Deloitte, PwC, KPMG, EY and Accenture) and “MBB” (McKinsey, Bain and BCG) firms and share data in Australian dollars.

These data are sourced from the Australian Financial Review’s Consulting Salary Guide, 325 Consulting Salary Guide, Glassdoor, and LinkedIn salaries.

If you’re looking for US data, check out our McKinsey Salary Data Table, Accenture Salary Data Table, and our Deloitte Salary Data Table.

Comparison of salaries across firms

In the chart below, you can see a comparison of consulting salaries across Australian “MBB” and “Big 5” consulting firms.

Australian consulting salary data in chart format

Data is not available for boutique consulting firms in Australia, such as Partners in Performance and Nous Group. However, it expected that salaries for these companies will be above the “Big 5” (Deloitte, PwC, KPMG, EY and Accenture) but slightly below McKinsey, Bain and BCG.

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Full Australian consulting salary data table

In the table below, you’ll find a table of salaries for Australian consulting firms. The table covers roles up to (but not including) Partner or Managing Director level.

RoleSalary (AUD)
Accenture 
Analyst$68,000
Consultant$97,000
Manager$131,000
Senior Manager$171,000
Associate Director$231,000
Deloitte 
Analyst$65,000
Consultant$75,000
Senior Consultant$95,000
Manager$125,000
Senior Manager$150,000
Director$190,000
EY 
Analyst$67,000
Consultant$67,000
Senior Consultant$88,000
Manager$125,000
Senior Manager / Associate Director$152,000
Director$185,000
KPMG 
Analyst$67,000
Consultant$71,000
Senior Consultant$81,000
Manager$111,000
Senior Manager / Associate Director$146,000
Director$201,000
PwC 
Analyst$68,000
Consultant$71,000
Senior Consultant$94,000
Manager$131,000
Senior Manager$145,000
Director$198,000
McKinsey 
Analyst$105,000
Associate$180,000
Engagement Manager$250,000
Associate Partner$350,000
BCG 
Associate$100,000
Senior Associate$160,000
Consultant$179,000
Project Leader$230,000
Principle$340,000
Bain 
Associate Consultant$105,000
Senior Associate Consultant$141,000
Consultant$195,000
Case Team Leader$230,000
Principle$340,000

Salaries for Partners and Managing Directors have a significant variable component that is based on “business won” and other performance targets. But you can expect these salaries to be significantly higher than Principle/Associate Partner/Director level roles.

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