ERP Consultant Salary

Median pay for ERP Consultants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $80K per year. Total cash compensation for ERP Consultants runs from $56K to $144K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $20K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and geography. The majority of ERP Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Generally, women make up less than a third of all ERP Consultants who answered the questionnnaire. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$53,512 - $119,348

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$27.66 - $118.27

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,512 - $119,348  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,507  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $14,848  
Commission
$5,087 - $24,320  
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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$55,567 - $143,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 848
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Hourly Rate
$27.66 - $118.27  
   
Overtime
$18.66 - $119.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,507  
   
Commission
$5,087 - $24,320  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $14,848  
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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$55,567 - $143,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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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For ERP Consultants, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level ERP Consultants earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Information Technology Project Manager.

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Popular Employer Salaries for ERP Consultant


InfoSys Limited, IBM Global Services, CGI Group Inc., TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED, and Netsuite, Inc. are top-notch employers for ERP Consultants in this area. ERP Consultants flock to Netsuite, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $117K lead the pack in compensation.

Popular Skills for ERP Consultant


ERP Consultants report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Oracle 12i, Oracle eBusiness Suite, and Oracle Applications are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 18 percent, and 13 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics GP, and Microsoft SQL Server. Skill sets containing ERP also tend to include Oracle Applications and Oracle eBusiness Suite. Most people who know Business Analysis also know Oracle eBusiness Suite.

Pay by Experience Level for ERP Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


ERP Consultants with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $69K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $87K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $113K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $127K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


For ERP Consultants, working in the bustling city of San Jose has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. ERP Consultants will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+16 percent), Dallas (+16 percent), Boston (+15 percent), and Seattle (+10 percent). The lowest-paying market is Pittsburgh, which sits 34 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers pay around 19 percent less in Los Angeles and 12 percent less in Minneapolis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects ERP Consultant Salaries




National Average
$87,000


Skills That Affect ERP Consultant Salaries

Oracle 12i
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Oracle Applications 11i
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PL/SQL
up arrow 11%




ERP
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SQL
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National Average
$87,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%
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