An average Information Technology Consultant with UNIX skills can expect to take home roughly $85K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The vast majority (87 percent) of Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills who answered the questionnaire are male. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$50,986 - $123,009
(Median)
$51K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,576
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$10.30 - $144.53
(Median)
$10
$49
$140
MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$50,986 - $123,009  
   
Bonus
$995 - $20,467  
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
Total Pay (?
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$50,284 - $151,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $144.53  
   
Overtime
$57.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$995 - $20,467  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
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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$50,284 - $151,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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 seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $68K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $88K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $105K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $126K.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$89,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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