ERP Consultant Salary

Median pay for ERP Consultants in the United States is around $80K annually. In the world of ERP Consultants, total cash compensation can vary between $56K and $145K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $20K and $15K, respectively. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is career duration, followed by geography and the specific company. Most ERP Consultants report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Making up 77 percent of those who took the survey, male ERP Consultants greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$53,634 - $119,708
(Median)
$54K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,313
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$27.81 - $118.12
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$28
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MEDIAN: $69.00
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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,634 - $119,708  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,708  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $15,319  
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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$55,619 - $144,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 841
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$27.81 - $118.12  
   
Overtime
$18.66 - $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 - $19,708  
   
Commission
$5,087 - $24,320  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $15,319  
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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$55,619 - $144,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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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 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


IBM Global Services leads the field in terms of pay, with 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 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 seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics GP, and Microsoft SQL Server. Most people who know ERP also know Oracle Applications and Oracle eBusiness Suite. Those educated in Business Analysis tend to be well versed in 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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $87K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $69K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $114K. 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 $125K.

Pay Difference by Location


For ERP Consultants, busy San Jose offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. ERP Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+19 percent), Dallas (+17 percent), Boston (+16 percent), and Seattle (+10 percent). ERP Consultants in Pittsburgh earn salaries far below the national average by 34 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Los Angeles and Minneapolis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 17 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

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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
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SQL
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ERP
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National Average
$87,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Dynamics AX
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

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