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

An average Information Technology Consultant in Washington can expect to take home roughly $74K per year. Cash earnings for Information Technology Consultants in Washington, District of Columbia — which occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing — stretch from around $59K to approximately $126K. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Washington Information Technology Consultants. Men make up the vast majority of Information Technology Consultants in Washington (84 percent) who took the survey. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,045 - $116,195
(Median)
$59K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $74,079
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$24.58 - $96.30
(Median)
$25
$66
$96
MEDIAN: $65.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,045 - $116,195  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,166  
Profit Sharing
$100.33 - $6,183  
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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$59,376 - $126,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 293
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$24.58 - $96.30  
   
Overtime
$40.48  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,166  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.33 - $6,183  
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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$59,376 - $126,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Accenture, Deloitte, and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. are among the top companies that take on many Information Technology Consultants in Washington, District of Columbia. Employees at Accenture enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $85K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $72K and higher ones not far away at only $110K.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) 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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $71K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $92K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $116K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $146K.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 87%

Experienced
up arrow 49%


National Average
$78,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 23%


Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 5%

Business Analysis
up arrow 2%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Active Directory
0%

National Average
$78,000

C#
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 4%

IT Consulting
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 6%

Oracle
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 13%

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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