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Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary with UNIX skills

Just over a half of Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $50K to $144K per year, but median earnings come to around $80K annually. Total cash earnings of Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills range from $50K on the low end to $144K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $19K and $10K, respectively. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority (88 percent) of Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills who answered the questionnaire are male. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$50,002 - $116,312
(Median)
$50K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,417
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$17.24 - $102.94
(Median)
$17
$50
$100
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,002 - $116,312  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,205  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,186  
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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$50,204 - $144,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.24 - $102.94  
   
Overtime
$21.64 - $145.44  
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 - $19,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,186  
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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$50,204 - $144,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Consultant with UNIX skills

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


For many Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $64K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $82K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $103K. 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 $111K.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant with UNIX skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$84,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 16%
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