Information Technology (IT) Consultant with UNIX Skills Salary

Pay for Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills sits in the ballpark of $86K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession — just over a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills survey respondents than women, making up 88 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$51,825 - $127,216
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$86K
$130K
MEDIAN: $86,332
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$16.64 - $103.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,825 - $127,216  
   
Bonus
$1,002 - $20,394  
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
Total Pay (?
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$51,471 - $152,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $103.04  
   
Overtime
$57.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,002 - $20,394  
   
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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$51,471 - $152,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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.


Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $69K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $88K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $106K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $127K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$91,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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