Average ERP Consultants in the United States make around $80K annually. In the world of ERP Consultants, overall income ranges from $55K near the bottom to $143K at the top; this can include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and geographic location are driving factors as well. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male ERP Consultants greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most ERP Consultants. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$52,741 - $120,457
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MEDIAN: $80,434
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$29.17 - $123.87
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,741 - $120,457  
   
Bonus
$1,505 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,164  
Commission
$21,400  
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$54,977 - $142,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 708
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$29.17 - $123.87  
   
Overtime
$38.42 - $86.16  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,505 - $19,727  
   
Commission
$21,400  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,164  
Total Pay (?
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$54,977 - $142,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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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

  • Analyze and understand existing software, and document the state of configuration.
  • Assist technical teams with change management and technical skills.
  • Write design specifications and estimates for programs, based on requirements.
  • Participate in decision-making to optimize and improve technology management.

Common Career Paths for ERP Consultant


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ERP Consultants who become Senior Professional Service Consultants position may earn slightly higher salaries. The median income for that position is $98K per year. ERP Consultants most often move into positions as Information Technology Project Managers or Senior Business Analysts. Information Technology Project Managers actually earn $2K less on average, however, and Senior Business Analysts earn $3K less per year than ERP Consultants do.

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Popular Employer Salaries for ERP Consultant


Leading companies who hire large numbers of ERP Consultants include InfoSys Limited, Oracle Corp., IBM Global Services, CGI Group Inc., and Deloitte Consulting LLP. Netsuite, Inc. offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $130K. ERP Consultants will also find cushy salaries at Ciber Incorporated (+$119K), Workday, Inc. (+$115K), and Infor, Inc. (+$111K).

A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED ($69K), CGI Group Inc. ($71K), and InfoSys Limited ($78K).

Popular Skills for ERP Consultant


ERP Consultants seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with PL/SQL, Oracle 12i, and Oracle eBusiness Suite are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 21 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Dynamics GP and Business Analysis. Those proficient in Business Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled in Oracle Applications.

Pay by Experience Level for ERP Consultant

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


For many ERP Consultants, more experience generally translates to higher pay. 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 $94K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $104K. ERP Consultants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $132K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,161

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For ERP Consultants, working in the bustling city of Dallas has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. ERP Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Austin (+14 percent), Irvine (+12 percent), Chicago (+7 percent), and Denver (+6 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an ERP Consultant's salary, with Cincinnati ERP Consultants earning salaries that are 21 percent less than the national average. Workers in Los Angeles and Tampa earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (16 percent less and 14 percent less, respectively).

ERP Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an ERP Consultant?

ERP Consultant in Houston:
"Boring work that offers little satisfaction."
Pros: The prestige and perception that I make a lot of money although I do not. I also like the high level of autonomy I have.
Cons: My work feels largely meaningless. I help make processes more efficient but I'm actually eliminating jobs. ERP exists to make businesses more efficient and limit their dependency on human resources. It's boring and offers little opportunity in terms of future advancement.

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Key Stats for ERP Consultant

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects ERP Consultant Salaries




National Average
$88,000


Skills That Affect ERP Consultant Salaries

PL/SQL
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Oracle 12i
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NetSuite Software
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Project Management
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Microsoft Dynamics AX
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National Average
$88,000

SQL
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Microsoft Dynamics GP
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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