Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants take home an average $64K per year. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants spread between $35K and $95K depending on individual performance. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants is high. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 80 percent of Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants are male. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$41,085 - $89,968
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$64K
$90K
MEDIAN: $64,259
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$10.37 - $46.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,085 - $89,968  
   
Bonus
$513 - $9,938  
Profit Sharing
$8.00 - $8,000  
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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$35,417 - $94,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,855
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.37 - $46.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13  
Overtime
$10.90 - $53.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$513 - $9,938  
   
Commission
$16,000  
Profit Sharing
$8.00 - $8,000  
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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$35,417 - $94,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 383

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Many Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants can be found at Deloitte Consulting LLP, Sogeti USA LLC, Accenture, EY (Ernst & Young), and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, firms that are at the top of the field. Although Deloitte Consulting LLP offers the highest salaries (median pay is $89K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $73K to $109K. Accenture, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Deloitte also offer top salaries for Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $85K, $85K, and $79K, respectively.

Cerner Corporation offers the lowest pay in the industry by far, with a median salary 76 percent lower than the top payer ($51K). A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include CGI Group Inc. ($56K), Protiviti Incorporated ($60K), and CGI Federal ($60K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,025

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Surpassing the national average by 28 percent, Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Information Technology Consultants will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent), Washington (+18 percent), Arlington (+18 percent), and Seattle (+18 percent). Trailing the national average by 6 percent, Indianapolis is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Information Technology (IT) Consultant Advice

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 290 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries


SQL
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up arrow 7%


C#
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

HTML
0%

National Average
$64,000

Linux
up arrow 4%

VMware ESX
up arrow 5%


Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 9%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 290 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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