Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary

Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants take home an average $62K annually. Total incomes of Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $36K and $92K. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Men make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants (82 percent) who took the survey. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$39,725 - $85,348
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$62K
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MEDIAN: $61,540
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$11.57 - $60.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,725 - $85,348  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,824  
Profit Sharing
$361.20 - $6,977  
Commission
$3,575 - $137,020  
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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$36,214 - $91,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,714
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.57 - $60.40  
   
Overtime
$13.56 - $49.81  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,824  
   
Commission
$3,575 - $137,020  
Profit Sharing
$361.20 - $6,977  
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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$36,214 - $91,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 468
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Accenture, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Deloitte Consulting LLP, EY (Ernst & Young), and CGI Federal are all popular places to work. Pay for Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants is best at Accenture, which offers a median salary of $82K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $61K to $100K. Also paying near the top of the field are Deloitte Consulting LLP at $81K, PricewaterhouseCoopers at $75K, and EY (Ernst & Young), where Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants annually earn $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. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Sogeti USA LLC at $58K, CGI Group Inc. at $59K, and Protiviti Incorporated, where $61K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,038

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants, 27 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Arlington (+22 percent), Washington (+14 percent), New York (+14 percent), and Seattle (+14 percent). Falling short of the national average by 8 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Indianapolis.

Information Technology (IT) Consultant Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Woodcliff Lake:
"How to advance."
Learn new technologies, always give suggestions and ideas even when you may not feel they are legitimate. Take pride in your work and never leave a job undone.

Information Technology (IT) Consultant in San Antonio:
"Always Build Towards the Next Job."
Keep up with new developments; continue taking courses; be active in user groups.

Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Greenfield:
"Internships off campus are very necessary."
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 Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries



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C#
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SQL
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Java
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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Linux
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 506 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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