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. In the world of Experienced Information Technology Consultants, overall income ranges from $55K near the bottom to $154K 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. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly less than a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. Experienced Information Technology Consultants who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 84 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,784 - $130,696
$56K
$94K
$130K
MEDIAN: $94,412
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$24.20 - $104.94
$24
$56
$100
MEDIAN: $56.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$55,784 - $130,696  
   
Bonus
$1,017 - $20,493  
Profit Sharing
$301.34 - $14,795  
Commission
$23,500  
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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$54,801 - $154,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 984
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$24.20 - $104.94  
   
Overtime
$39.22 - $151.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$1,017 - $20,493  
   
Commission
$23,500  
Profit Sharing
$301.34 - $14,795  
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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$54,801 - $154,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 254

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Known for taking on a considerable number of Experienced Information Technology Consultants, Hewlett-Packard Company, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Sogeti USA LLC, Accenture, and Capgemini are leading firms in the industry. Experienced Information Technology Consultants seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Capgemini Consulting, where the average salary comes to $117K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Capgemini, and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, where earnings of $112K, $110K, or $109K are standard for Experienced Information Technology Consultants.

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. Also approaching the lower end are Sogeti USA LLC at $93K, CGI Group Inc. at $95K, and InfoSys Limited at $97K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,136

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

With a pay rate for Experienced Information Technology Consultants that is 24 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Experienced Information Technology Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+18 percent), New York (+16 percent), Dallas (+15 percent), and Seattle (+14 percent). Trailing the national average by 3 percent, Los Angeles is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 149 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

▲8%

Oracle
▲8%


C#
▲5%


SQL
▲1%

VMware ESX
▲1%

National Average
$100,000

Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
▼3%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼7%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼13%


Windows 2003 Server
▼18%



Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 22%