ERP Consultant Salary

Earnings for ERP Consultants in the United States come in at around $81K per year on average. Cash earnings for ERP Consultants — including $19K in bonuses and $24K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $55K to $145K depending on individual performance. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by career duration and geography. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Making up 77 percent of those who took the survey, male ERP Consultants greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of ERP Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$53,084 - $119,761
(Median)
$53K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,481
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$28.83 - $118.43
(Median)
$29
$72
$120
MEDIAN: $72.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,084 - $119,761  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,325  
Profit Sharing
$520 - $24,240  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$55,259 - $144,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 942
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$28.83 - $118.43  
   
Overtime
$18.84 - $119.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,325  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$520 - $24,240  
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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$55,259 - $144,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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Job Description for ERP Consultant

An ERP consultant generally provides support related to a company's enterprise resource planning. ERP consultants help bring a client’s ERP-related ideas to fruition, as well as assist the company in resource-planning decisions. ERP consultants may also ensure that their company's software runs as efficiently as possible and, if it is not, develop and oversee solutions with input from stakeholders within the company. Other tasks performed by the ERP consultant may include assessing a company's business requirements and developing an implementation plan; determining needs related to software training for employees and enacting a training plan; and recommending improvements to business processes. It is the responsibility of the ERP consultant to ensure that all parties involved with implementation collaborate effectively and have their needs met; they also make sure that the solutions developed are time- and cost-effective.

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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 who transition into an upper level Information Technology Project Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Information Technology Project Manager makes $86K a year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for ERP Consultant


InfoSys Limited, IBM Global Services, Oracle Corp., Netsuite, Inc., and CGI Group Inc. are all popular places to work. Ciber Incorporated offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $138K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Netsuite, Inc., Oracle, and Oracle Corp., top-paying firms where ERP Consultants rake in a whopping $117K, $104K, or $91K, respectively.

TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED, IBM Global Services, and InfoSys Limited also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $69K, $75K, and $77K-paychecks on average.

Popular Skills for ERP Consultant


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Oracle 12i, Oracle Financials System, Oracle eBusiness Suite, and PeopleSoft are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 15 percent and 16 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics AX, and Microsoft SQL Server. Most people skilled in Business Analysis are similarly competent in 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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $68K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $89K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $112K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $129K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,565

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 14 percent, ERP Consultants in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. ERP Consultants will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+13 percent), Dallas (+10 percent), San Francisco (+9 percent), and Houston (+8 percent). ERP Consultants in Pittsburgh report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 35 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Los Angeles (18 percent lower) and Minneapolis (12 percent lower).

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Experience Affects ERP Consultant Salaries




National Average
$89,000


Skills That Affect ERP Consultant Salaries

Oracle 12i
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Oracle Applications 11i
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ERP
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SQL
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$89,000



Microsoft Dynamics GP
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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