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

The average Washington Information Technology Consultant earns approximately $74K per year. In the world of Washington Information Technology Consultants, total cash compensation can vary between $59K and $126K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $6K, respectively. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Information Technology Consultants in Washington (84 percent) survey respondents are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. 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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Dominating the field, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Accenture, Deloitte, and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in 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. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $116K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $146K on average.

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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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