Information Technology (IT) Consultant with UNIX Skills Salary

Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and close to one-half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $84K annually, but may range from $51K to $164K per year. Total cash compensation for Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills runs from $51K to $164K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $19K and profit sharing that can reach almost $17K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 87 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$50,408 - $129,369
(Median)
$50K
$84K
$130K
MEDIAN: $84,090
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$17.31 - $116.35
(Median)
$17
$51
$120
MEDIAN: $51.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$50,408 - $129,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,468  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $17,452  
Commission
$6,500  
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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$50,993 - $164,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 229
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.31 - $116.35  
   
Overtime
$21.45 - $146.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,468  
   
Commission
$6,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $17,452  
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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$50,993 - $164,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $67K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $89K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $108K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $112K on average.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$91,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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