Average consulting rates vary from industry to industry. If you’re pondering average consulting rates, you probably need to finetune your search.
Six things to ask about average consulting rates
- What do you need the information for? Are you putting together a report, budget, proposal, project plan or setting fees of your own?
- Are you a client looking to hire a consultant or are you setting consulting fees? Are you in the process of becoming an independent consultant?
- What industry are you in?
- What field is the consultant in?
- Does the consultant have very specialized information? Is there a glut of consultants in this field?
- What is the value of the consulting to the client that hires the consultant?