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

For Information Technology Consultants in Washington, yearly average wages total $73K annually. Total cash compensation to Information Technology Consultants in Washington, District of Columbia bottoms out near $58K and approaches $134K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $5K from profit sharing. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. The vast majority (82 percent) of Washington Information Technology Consultants who answered the questionnaire are male. Job satisfaction for Information Technology Consultants in Washington is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$56,630 - $112,918
(Median)
57K
73K
94K
110K
MEDIAN: $73,205
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$30.64 - $121.56
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MEDIAN: $73.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,630 - $112,918  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,963  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $5,000  
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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$57,565 - $133,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$30.64 - $121.56  
   
Overtime
$35.23 - $122.55  
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 - $9,963  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $5,000  
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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$57,565 - $133,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Washington, District of Columbia


Information Technology Consultants in Washington, District of Columbia in search of the best pay head to Accenture, where the median salary rolls in at $86K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $113K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $74K.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Washington, District of Columbia

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


Washington Information Technology Consultants with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $69K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $96K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $118K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $144K.

Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 84%

Experienced
up arrow 51%

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$78,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

C#
up arrow 17%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 13%

Project Management
up arrow 12%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 6%

National Average
$78,000

Java
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 6%

IT Consulting
up arrow 6%

Oracle
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%