Experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary
Experienced Information Technology Consultants can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $95K per year on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $20K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Information Technology Consultants can bottom out near $57K or peak near $156K depending on individual performance. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Experienced Information Technology Consultants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Experienced Information Technology Consultants who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 86 percent. While about one in four report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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Hewlett-Packard Company, Accenture, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Sogeti USA LLC, and CGI Group Inc. are all popular places to work. Those at Capgemini Consulting can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $117K. Experienced Information Technology Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ($112K), Capgemini ($112K), and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton ($110K).
The consistently lowest paying firm is Hewlett-Packard Company, where the median salary is just $85K. There isn't much variation there, either; the pay scale ranges only from $66K to $131K. Employees at Sogeti USA LLC, CGI Group Inc., and InfoSys Limited can also expect below-average earnings of $93K, $98K, and $99K.
Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, Experienced Information Technology Consultants in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 21 percent above the national average. Experienced Information Technology Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+13 percent), Washington (+11 percent), Philadelphia (+11 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Los Angeles is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Columbus (4 percent lower) and Atlanta (2 percent lower).