Experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary

Experienced Information Technology Consultants can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $92K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Experienced Information Technology Consultants, overall cash earnings stretch from $57K near the bottom to $161K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $20K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $15K, along with commissions approaching $30K. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Experienced Information Technology Consultants (85 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Information Technology Consultants. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,986 - $127,360

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$24.86 - $108.89

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$56,986 - $127,360  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,783  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $14,681  
Commission
$295.90 - $29,799  
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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$57,496 - $161,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,391
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.86 - $108.89  
   
Overtime
$30.81 - $142.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,783  
   
Commission
$295.90 - $29,799  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $14,681  
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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$57,496 - $161,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 416
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For Experienced Information Technology Consultants, below-average salaries can be found at Hewlett-Packard Company; in fact, average earnings are around $86K, the lowest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($66K versus $134K) is great.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Java
up arrow 10%

C#
up arrow 5%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

UNIX
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$100,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 16%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 19%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 21%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 331 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 22%
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