Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary

Average Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants make around $61K per year. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants — as high as $10K, $5K and $47K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $36K to $90K. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,482 - $83,759
(Median)
$39K
$61K
$84K
MEDIAN: $60,800
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$11.63 - $61.48
(Median)
$12
$21
$61
MEDIAN: $20
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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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,482 - $83,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,633  
Profit Sharing
$357.59 - $5,084  
Commission
$101.37 - $47,344  
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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$36,053 - $89,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,455
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $61.48  
   
Overtime
$13.34 - $50.49  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,633  
   
Commission
$101.37 - $47,344  
Profit Sharing
$357.59 - $5,084  
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).
)
$36,053 - $89,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 422
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Consultant


Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants fill the offices of leading firms Accenture, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Deloitte Consulting LLP, CGI Federal, and Sogeti USA LLC. Although the highest salaries can be found at Accenture where median pay is $80K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $61K and $96K. Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants will also find cushy salaries at Deloitte Consulting LLP (+$80K), Deloitte (+$74K), and PricewaterhouseCoopers (+$74K).

Cerner Corporation doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $48K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $54K and scope of pay is rather limited. Employees at Sogeti USA LLC, CGI Group Inc., and Protiviti Incorporated can also expect below-average earnings of $56K, $59K, and $60K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants that is 27 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Arlington (+22 percent), Washington (+16 percent), New York (+11 percent), and Seattle (+10 percent). Falling short of the national average by 6 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Charlotte. Denver and Los Angeles are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 6 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively.

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Temp agency is a great way to get experience and keep our skills relative but remember you will be paid 1/3 of what they are billing the company so if they are small your time there will be short as costs over run how bad they need you. Internship is the best way to get the experience you so desperately need and the possibility for a full time position.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

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C#
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Java
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SQL
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Linux
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HTML
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 521 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%
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