Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary with UNIX skills

With over one-half of Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $50K to $149K per year and averages out to $81K annually. Cash earnings for Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills — including $17K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $50K to $149K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills who responded to the questionnaire — 88 percent to be exact. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$50,292 - $116,962
(Median)
$50K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,320
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90%

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$16.64 - $107.24
(Median)
$17
$50
$110
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,292 - $116,962  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,250  
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $10,213  
Total Pay (?
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$50,195 - $148,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 260
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $107.24  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $148.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,250  
   
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $10,213  
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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$50,195 - $148,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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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.


Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $64K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $84K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $104K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $110K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$85,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 17%
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