Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Can You Earn as an Etiquette Consultant?
Etiquette consultants may charge an hourly fee, a daily fee or a per project fee. For the beginning etiquette consultant, an average hourly fee is between $40 and $60 an hour, depending on the demand for service and the geographical area. For etiquette consultants with a bit of experience, $100 an hour or more is normal, and $200 an hour is not an uncommon price in the major metropolitan areas such as Los Angeles and New York. Phyllis Davis, a top etiquette trainer with 30 years of expertise, told us she charges $500 an hour for one-on-one consultation. Etiquette consultants are also paid up to thousands of dollars a day to present training programs (seminars or workshops) on topics related to etiquette, such as telephone etiquette for customer service staff. Phyllis Davis, the same top trainer mentioned earlier, charges $10,000 a day for corporate training.
What Does an Etiquette Consultant Do?
An etiquette consultant teaches people the etiquette skills they need to succeed in business and in life. While many individuals hire etiquette consultants, etiquette consultants may also be hired by corporate clients. For example, an etiquette consultant might teach an executive to make a good impression with clients from different countries.
How Do I Become an Etiquette Consultant?
Through earning master professional certification as an etiquette consultant, you will learn advanced etiquette consulting techniques and earn designation as a Master Etiquette Consulting Professional (MECP) by the International Association of Professional Organizations. Certification also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
What is the Etiquette Consultant Master Professional Certification Course?
The Etiquette Consultant Master Professional Certification Course is an advanced etiquette consulting certificate course offered online by International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) for professional etiquette consultants. The Etiquette Consultant Master Professional Certification Course has a recommended completion date of 12 weeks from the starting date or 120 hours. However, you may choose to complete the Etiquette Consultant Master Certification Program in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 24 weeks, depending on your schedule. Throughout the course you can receive up to four hours of personal teaching assistance or professional mentorship from a faculty member.
What is IAP Career College?
The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and “dream” careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life – you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.