ERP Consultant Salary (United States)

Yearly wages for ERP Consultants in the United States typically come in around $87,975 annually. Pay starts at $55,006 and can approach $143,361 per year on the higher side. Total cash incomes of ERP Consultants run from $55,006 to $143,361, depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $19,764, profit sharing that reaches $36K, and some commissions of nearly $35K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by years of experience and the specific company. Medical benefits are awarded to the greater part, and about two-thirds earn dental coverage. Making up 77 percent of the field, male ERP Consultants greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
ERP Consultant Salary (?
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$52,946 - $119,860
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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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$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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ERP Consultants do not enjoy an increase in earnings as they climb the career ladder. More often than not, top-notch roles like IT Project Manager will not offer more money than lower-level jobs in the same field.

ERP Consultant Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for ERP Consultant

InfoSys Limited offers the largest salaries in town—$77,830 on average—but the considerable range in workers' salaries (stretching from $59K to $120K) creates a rather varied pay scale. TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED offers the lowest pay in the field, with a median salary of just $68,762.

Popular Skills for ERP Consultant

ERP Consultants report using a large range 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. Most people skilled in Business Analysis are similarly competent in Oracle Applications.

Pay by Experience Level for ERP Consultant

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ERP Consultants with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher salaries. Starting at around $68K, salaries see a boost to $88K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, workers enjoy a boost in pay; earnings increase to six figures, hovering around $116K. A 20-year tenure heralds decreased salary growth, and ERP Consultants who have made it this far report earning around $116K per year. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one third 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 10 percent. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, more than half land within it.

Pay Difference By Location

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$88,000
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For ERP Consultants, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 21 percent greater than the national average. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include Dallas, San Jose, Chicago, and Boston, where ERP Consultants typically earn around 17 percent, 13 percent, 13 percent, and 11 percent more than usual. For ERP Consultants, smaller cities mean smaller paychecks—those in Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, and Denver (locations with fewer than a million residents) earn less than ERP Consultants in the rest of the country. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis (-17 percent) and Denver (-7 percent).

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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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Microsoft Dynamics AX
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Job Satisfaction

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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%