Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Seattle Salary

Information Technology Consultants in Seattle can expect wages of $81K per year on average. Cash earnings of Information Technology Consultants in Seattle, Wash. can occasionally include $29K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $53K to almost $144K. There are far more male Seattle Information Technology Consultants survey respondents than women, making up 84 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Information Technology Consultants in Seattle — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,163 - $124,024
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MEDIAN: $81,086
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$19.40 - $145.44
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MEDIAN: $50.87
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,163 - $124,024  
   
Bonus
$1,510 - $29,075  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $29,590  
Total Pay (?
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$52,656 - $144,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Hourly Rate
$19.40 - $145.44  
   
Overtime
$1,049  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$1M$2M$3M
Bonus
$1,510 - $29,075  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $29,590  
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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$52,656 - $144,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
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

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology (IT) Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology (IT) Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 29 salaries. An Information Technology (IT) Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

Experienced
▲32%

▲8%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

VMware ESX
▲67%

SQL
▲35%

Windows 2003 Server
▲20%


Internet Information Server (IIS)
▲15%

HTML
▲10%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
▲8%

Microsoft Active Directory
▲7%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲7%

Project Management
▲6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲6%

C#
▲5%

National Average
$87,000

Linux
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Java
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 14%