Median pay for Seattle Information Technology Consultants lies in the neighborhood of $81K per year. Total cash earnings of Information Technology Consultants in Seattle range from $52K on the low end to $144K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $30K, respectively. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men account for the majority of Information Technology Consultants in Seattle, Wash. who responded to the questionnaire — 82 percent to be exact. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$52,679 - $122,254
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MEDIAN: $80,566
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$19.49 - $130.00
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$19
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$130
MEDIAN: $52.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$52,679 - $122,254  
   
Bonus
$1,500 - $10,365  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $29,799  
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$52,375 - $144,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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Hourly Rate
$19.49 - $130.00  
   
Overtime
$1,049  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$1M$2M$3M
Bonus
$1,500 - $10,365  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $29,799  
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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$52,375 - $144,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
662,064
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Information Technology Consultants in Seattle, Wash. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $75K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $94K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $111K. 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 $128K.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$86,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

SQL
up arrow 30%

Business Analysis
up arrow 16%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 16%

VMware ESX
up arrow 12%

HTML
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 9%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 9%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 7%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 3%

National Average
$86,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Java
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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