Experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary

Experienced Information Technology Consultants can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $94K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Experienced Information Technology Consultants runs from $58K to $163K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $20K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. 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) survey respondents are men. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, just over one in five claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Information Technology Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$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 (?
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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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The biggest paychecks can be found at Accenture — the median salary there is $116K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $85K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $168K.

Bringing up the rear, Hewlett-Packard Company's median pay of $85K is the lowest in town; however, employee salaries widely range, with some making up to $131K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $101,365

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

For Experienced Information Technology Consultants, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Information Technology Consultants will also find cushy salaries in New York (+20 percent), Austin (+17 percent), Boston (+16 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Columbus, 3 percent below the national average.

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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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