Experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Experienced Information Technology Consultants , with median pay hovering around $94K per year. In the world of Experienced Information Technology Consultants, overall income ranges from $58K near the bottom to $163K at the top; this can include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 85 percent of Experienced Information Technology Consultants are male. Job satisfaction for Experienced Information Technology Consultants is high. Although slightly less than a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$57,514 - $129,866
(Median)
$58K
$94K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,661
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$24.93 - $112.75
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$25
$59
$110
MEDIAN: $59.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$57,514 - $129,866  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,683  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $14,566  
Commission
$9,000  
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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$57,777 - $163,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,478
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.93 - $112.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.07  
Overtime
$31.13 - $146.51  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,683  
   
Commission
$9,000  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $14,566  
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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$57,777 - $163,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 437
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Although Accenture heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $116K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $85K to $168K.

Offering a median of only $85K, Hewlett-Packard Company pays the least. Moreover, the compensation range seems pretty narrow; employees make $66K on the lower end and $131K on the higher end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $101,365

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Experienced Information Technology Consultants, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 21 percent above the national average. Experienced Information Technology Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+20 percent), Austin (+17 percent), Boston (+16 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). Falling short of the national average by 3 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Columbus.

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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Java
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UNIX
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Oracle
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Project Management
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SQL
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National Average
$101,000

Microsoft SQL Server
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HTML
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Linux
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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VMware ESX
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Windows 2003 Server
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 327 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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