Experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary

Experienced Information Technology Consultants receive generous compensation — earning an average of $92K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Overall cash earnings for Experienced Information Technology Consultants stretch from $57K on the lower end to $162K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $20K from bonuses and $15K from profit sharing. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession — just over one in five — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. Men account for the majority of Experienced Information Technology Consultants who responded to the questionnaire — 86 percent to be exact. Most Experienced Information Technology Consultants report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$57,015 - $127,242
(Median)
$57K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $92,142
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$24.91 - $108.55
(Median)
$25
$59
$110
MEDIAN: $58.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$57,015 - $127,242  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,802  
Profit Sharing
$253.42 - $14,663  
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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$57,482 - $161,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,383
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.91 - $108.55  
   
Overtime
$30.88 - $141.02  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,802  
   
Commission
$295.90 - $29,799  
Profit Sharing
$253.42 - $14,663  
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).
)
$57,482 - $161,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 421
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Hewlett-Packard Company offers the lowest pay, with a median salary of just $85K. The pay scale doesn't vary widely, either; compensation ranges from $66K to $131K.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Java
up arrow 10%

C#
up arrow 5%

UNIX
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$100,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 17%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 19%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 22%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 338 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 23%
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