Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Houston, Texas Salary

An Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $74,184 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 Oracle, C# Programming Language, UNIX, SQL, and VMware ESX.

$52,957 - $122,410
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$14.68 - $151.01
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Salary
$52,957 - $122,410  
   
Bonus
$1,510 - $18,674  
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
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$49,988 - $128,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $151.01  
   
Overtime
$41.90  
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$1,510 - $18,674  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
Total Pay (?
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$49,988 - $128,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
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Texas:
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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology (IT) Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology (IT) Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 37 salaries. An Information Technology (IT) Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

▲35%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$77,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Oracle
▲54%

C# Programming Language
▲36%

UNIX
▲35%

SQL
▲25%

VMware ESX
▲23%


C#
▲14%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
▲10%


Microsoft SQL Server
▲1%

Java
▲1%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Active Directory
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼19%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼21%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 20%
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