ERP Consultant Salary

Average ERP Consultants in the United States make around $81K annually. In the world of ERP Consultants, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $19K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $24K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $55K and $145K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the specific employer, followed by experience level and location. Most ERP Consultants report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most ERP Consultants survey respondents are men (77 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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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 (?
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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 go on to become Information Technology Project Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, an Information Technology Project Manager, an upper-level role, pays $86K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for ERP Consultant


Known for taking on a considerable number of ERP Consultants, InfoSys Limited, IBM Global Services, Oracle Corp., Netsuite, Inc., and CGI Group Inc. are leading firms in the industry. The biggest paychecks can be found at Ciber Incorporated — the median salary there is $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 massive $117K, $104K, or $91K, respectively.

Workers at TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED, IBM Global Services, and InfoSys Limited also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $69K, $75K, and $77K respectively.

Popular Skills for ERP Consultant


Survey results imply that ERP Consultants deploy a deep pool of skills 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 pay less than market rate include Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics AX, and Microsoft SQL Server. Most people experienced in Business Analysis also know Oracle Applications.

Pay by Experience Level for ERP Consultant

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $68K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $89K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $112K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $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 can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+13 percent), Dallas (+10 percent), San Francisco (+9 percent), and Houston (+8 percent). ERP Consultants in Pittsburgh make 35 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Los Angeles (18 percent less) and Minneapolis (12 percent less).

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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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National Average
$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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