An Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $76,785 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C# Programming Language, UNIX, Oracle, VMware ESX, and Project Management.

$55,315 - $125,187
(Median)
$55K
$77K
$130K
MEDIAN: $76,785
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$16.50 - $150.00
(Median)
$16
$47
$150
MEDIAN: $47.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$55,315 - $125,187  
   
Bonus
$515 - $18,400  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
Total Pay (?
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$51,995 - $143,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$16.50 - $150.00  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$515 - $18,400  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$51,995 - $143,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$79,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

C# Programming Language
up arrow 53%

UNIX
up arrow 32%

Oracle
up arrow 23%

VMware ESX
up arrow 20%

Project Management
up arrow 19%

SQL
up arrow 15%

Java
up arrow 12%

C#
up arrow 11%

Business Analysis
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 7%

National Average
$79,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 19%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 22%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 23%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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