Experienced Information Technology Consultants can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $95K) surpassing six figures annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $20K and $13K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Information Technology Consultants can bottom out near $55K or peak near $153K depending on individual performance. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Experienced Information Technology Consultants report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just over one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The vast majority (85 percent) of Experienced Information Technology Consultants who answered the questionnaire are male. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,131 - $130,289
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MEDIAN: $94,725
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$24.08 - $102.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$56,131 - $130,289  
   
Bonus
$1,011 - $20,315  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $12,500  
Commission
$12,500  
Total Pay (?
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$54,718 - $152,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,017
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.08 - $102.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.33  
Overtime
$39.34 - $150.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,011 - $20,315  
   
Commission
$12,500  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $12,500  
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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$54,718 - $152,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 268

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Experienced Information Technology Consultants fill the offices of leading firms Hewlett-Packard Company, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Accenture, Sogeti USA LLC, and InfoSys Limited. Capgemini Consulting offers the highest compensation with 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).

Offering a median salary of only $85K, Hewlett-Packard Company gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $66K to $131K isn't that wide, either. Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Sogeti USA LLC ($93K), InfoSys Limited ($97K), and CGI Group Inc. ($98K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,249

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San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Information Technology Consultants, 23 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Information Technology Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+18 percent), Minneapolis (+16 percent), Dallas (+14 percent), and Washington (+12 percent). Atlanta is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 2 percent.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Java
up arrow 7%

Oracle
up arrow 7%


C#
up arrow 5%


SQL
0%

VMware ESX
0%

National Average
$100,000

Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 15%


Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 20%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 20%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 22%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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