Information Technology (IT) Consultant with UNIX Skills Salary

With around half of Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $51K to $164K per year and averages out to $84K annually. Overall cash earnings for Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills stretch from $51K on the lower end to $164K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $19K from bonuses and $17K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The vast majority of Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills (87 percent) survey respondents are men. Most Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$50,408 - $129,369
(Median)
$50K
$84K
$130K
MEDIAN: $84,090
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90%

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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.


For many Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $67K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median 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
up arrow 2%

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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