Marketing Consultants

Marketing consultants provide advice to businesses and other organizations on a wide range of marketing issues such as product development, pricing, social media, and brand management.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Duties Provide advice to companies and other organizations about a wide range of issues involved with the marketing of goods and services to the public
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are especially strong in big cities such as Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Psychology
  • Speech
Experience Internship; several years of experience
Personality Traits
  • Creative
  • Hands On
  • Organized
Skills
  • Digital Media
  • Research
  • Sales
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Partner, or Self-Employed, or Senior Executive
  • Manager
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Associate

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