Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants can expect to earn an average of $64K per year. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants runs from $36K to $95K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $9K. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are far more male Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants survey respondents than women, making up 81 percent. The majority of Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,722 - $89,428
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$41K
$64K
$89K
MEDIAN: $63,739
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$10.30 - $46.87
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,722 - $89,428  
   
Bonus
$508 - $9,955  
Profit Sharing
$370.95 - $8,672  
Commission
$16,000  
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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$35,565 - $94,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,830
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $46.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13  
Overtime
$11.20 - $50.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$508 - $9,955  
   
Commission
$16,000  
Profit Sharing
$370.95 - $8,672  
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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$35,565 - $94,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 373
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Deloitte Consulting LLP, EY (Ernst & Young), Sogeti USA LLC, Accenture, and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton are all popular places to work. Although the highest salaries can be found at Accenture where median pay is $83K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $71K and $103K. Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks at Deloitte Consulting LLP ($83K), PricewaterhouseCoopers ($82K), and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. ($76K).

The lowest salaries can be found at CGI Group Inc. — median pay is $55K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $45K and only reaching $78K. A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include CGI Federal ($59K), Protiviti Incorporated ($60K), and Sogeti USA LLC ($63K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,625

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants that is 24 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 Washington (+19 percent), Arlington (+19 percent), Seattle (+17 percent), and New York (+17 percent). Trailing the national average by 5 percent, Minneapolis is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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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SQL
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C#
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Microsoft SQL Server
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HTML
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 296 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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