ERP Consultant Salary

An average ERP Consultant in the United States can expect to take home roughly $82K per year. Total incomes of ERP Consultants incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $24K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $56K and $145K. While the particular city and the individual firm impact pay for this group, career duration is the most influential factor. The majority of ERP Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most ERP Consultants survey respondents are men (78 percent). A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$53,686 - $119,867
(Median)
$54K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,769
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$27.17 - $118.43
(Median)
$27
$70
$120
MEDIAN: $70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,686 - $119,867  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,836  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $24,240  
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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$55,733 - $144,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 878
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$27.17 - $118.43  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $119.60  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,836  
   
Commission
$5,087 - $24,320  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $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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$55,733 - $144,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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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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Many ERP Consultants move into an Information Technology Project Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Information Technology Project Managers on average bring in a similar salary to ERP Consultants.

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Popular Employer Salaries for ERP Consultant


Those at IBM Global Services can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $76K.

Popular Skills for ERP Consultant


ERP Consultants seem to exploit 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 27 percent, 20 percent, and 19 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics GP, and Microsoft SQL Server. Those educated in Business Analysis tend to be well versed 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 rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $87K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $69K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $116K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $124K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


ERP Consultants will find that San Jose offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 17 percent. ERP Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+15 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), San Francisco (+14 percent), and Boston (+12 percent). ERP Consultants' salaries are heavily influenced by location — ERP Consultants in Pittsburgh bring in salaries that are 35 percent lower than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis (16 percent lower) and Washington (12 percent lower).

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Experience Affects ERP Consultant Salaries



National Average
$89,000



Skills That Affect ERP Consultant Salaries

Oracle Applications 11i
up arrow 27%

Oracle 12i
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PL/SQL
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SQL
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National Average
$89,000

ERP
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Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Dynamics AX
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%