Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary with UNIX skills (United States)

Information Technology (IT) Consultants with UNIX skills ordinarily take home approximately $83,243 per year. Compensation starts at $49,515 and can reach $150,212 per year. Total cash compensation varies from around $49,431 to approximately $115,520; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $17,875 and $12,685, respectively. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this profession enjoy health benefits; medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and more than half earn vision coverage. The majority of Information Technology (IT) Consultants with UNIX skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Information Technology (IT) Consultant with UNIX skills Salary (?
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$49,431 - $115,520
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MEDIAN: $78,255
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Information Technology (IT) Consultant with UNIX skills Salary (?
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$17.75 - $106.44
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$49,431 - $115,520  
   
Bonus
$1.00 - $17,875  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $12,685  
Total Pay (?
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$49,515 - $150,212  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 404
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$17.75 - $106.44  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $148.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1.00 - $17,875  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $12,685  
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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$49,515 - $150,212  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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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 (IT) Consultants with UNIX skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. At career start, salaries are typically $62K, which grows to $81K after five to 10 years. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belt earn around $103K, climbing well into the six-figure pool. Salary increase slows as Information Technology (IT) Consultants with UNIX skills pass 20 years in their field, with average salaries hovering around $116K. Information Technology (IT) Consultants with UNIX skills with one to 10 years in the field are most commonly found while those with 10 to 20 years of experience are harder to spot. The rarest group is the one with the most experience to boot—more than 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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Chicago
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National Average
$83,000
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For Information Technology (IT) Consultants with UNIX skills, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Information Technology (IT) Consultants with UNIX skills will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+18 percent).

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

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$83,000
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%
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