Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Earnings for Information Technology Consultants in Washington, District of Columbia come in at around $82K annually on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Washington Information Technology Consultants. Male Information Technology Consultants in Washington are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,819 - $114,765
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$20.27 - $123.29
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Salary
$60,819 - $114,765  
   
Bonus
$995 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$60,303 - $118,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 189
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$20.27 - $123.29  
   
Overtime
$42.00  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$995 - $11,635  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$60,303 - $118,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
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$551,300
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Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Consultant


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Information Technology Consultants in Washington, District of Columbia include Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Accenture, Deloitte, and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. Accenture offers the largest salaries in town — $86K on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

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


For many Information Technology Consultants in Washington, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average inexperienced worker earns $76K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $97K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $113K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $152K on average.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 81%

Experienced
up arrow 34%


National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

C# Programming Language
up arrow 17%

VMware ESX
up arrow 16%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 12%

Oracle
up arrow 1%

National Average
$84,000

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 2%

Business Analysis
up arrow 3%


SQL
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%

C#
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

IT Consulting
up arrow 11%

Java
up arrow 14%

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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