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Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary with UNIX skills

Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills are often veterans in their line of work, with close to one-half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $79K annually on average but can range from $50K to $152K per year. Total cash compensation to Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills bottoms out near $50K and approaches $152K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $18K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$49,572 - $116,873
(Median)
$50K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,036
10%
50%
90%

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$18.24 - $102.08
(Median)
$18
$51
$100
MEDIAN: $51.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$49,572 - $116,873  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,875  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,186  
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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$49,945 - $152,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 347
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$18.24 - $102.08  
   
Overtime
$23.00 - $130.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,875  
   
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,186  
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).
)
$49,945 - $152,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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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 with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $64K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $81K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $104K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $116K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$84,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 17%