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ERP Consultant Salary (United States)

A typical ERP Consultant in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $82K annually. Overall compensation packages to ERP Consultants range from $55K on the low end to $143K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $20K and profit sharing that approaches $36K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $35K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by tenure and the specific company. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Male ERP Consultants are far more common in the field than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction for ERP Consultants is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
ERP Consultant Salary (?
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$52,946 - $119,860
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MEDIAN: $81,715
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ERP Consultant Salary (?
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$25.53 - $105.69
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,946 - $119,860  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,764  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $36,494  
Commission
$-0.50 - $34,765  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,006 - $143,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 891
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$25.53 - $105.69  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $121.22  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,764  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $34,765  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $36,494  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,006 - $143,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Job Description for ERP Consultant

An ERP Consultant is much like a complex machine in how they operate. Most tasks that an ERP Consultant needs to accomplish are done through delegation of labor to other businesses and vendors to maximize productivity. What does fall onto an ERP Consultant is their ability to create, maintain, and operate a database that streamlines operations and allows everyone who needs data to get it. Even after the initial software is created to perform the needed tasks, an ERP Consultant is not done. It is vital that they document the state of configuration that their existing software is in. Analyzing and understanding their software allows an ERP Consultant to remove bloat and improve efficiency in their software.
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ERP Consultant Tasks
  • Write design specifications and estimates for programs, based on requirements.
  • Participate in decision-making to optimize and improve technology management.
  • Analyze and understand existing software, and document the state of configuration.
  • Assist technical teams with change management and technical skills.

Common Career Paths for ERP Consultant

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As ERP Consultants transition into upper-level roles, like Information Technology Project Manager, they may not see a turn in salary. a Information Technology Project Manager usually earns the same amount as ERP Consultants.

ERP Consultant Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for ERP Consultant

Although InfoSys Limited heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $78K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $59K to $120K. InfoSys Limited also scrapes the bottom of the pay scale.

Popular Skills for ERP Consultant

Survey results imply that ERP Consultants deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Oracle Applications 11i, Oracle 12i, and Oracle Applications are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 30 percent, 21 percent, and 20 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics GP, and Microsoft SQL Server. Those familiar with Business Analysis also tend to know Oracle Applications.

Pay by Experience Level for ERP Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
ERP Consultants with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average inexperienced worker earns $68K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $88K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $116K. ERP Consultants who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $116K. A majority of respondents report one to nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up just under one in three of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than one in ten.

Pay Difference By Location

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$88,000
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With a pay rate for ERP Consultants that is 21 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Dallas, San Jose, Chicago, and Boston also offer top salaries for ERP Consultants. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 17 percent, 13 percent, 13 percent, and 11 percent more, respectively. Relative to ERP Consultants in the rest of the country, smaller cities like Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, and Denver see salaries below the national average. These cities in particular — each home to fewer than a million residents — offer ERP Consultants less pay than any other American city. Employers in Minneapolis and Denver also lean toward paying below-median salaries (17 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects ERP Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$88,000

Skills That Affect ERP Consultant Salaries

Oracle Applications 11i
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Oracle 12i
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PL/SQL
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SQL
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ERP
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National Average
$88,000
Microsoft SQL Server
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Microsoft Dynamics GP
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Microsoft Dynamics AX
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 239 votes.

Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 14%