SAP Consultant Salary

SAP Consultants in the United States pull down an average of $82K annually. The range in cash compensation to SAP Consultants ($54K to $163K) includes potential earnings of $20K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and geography. Male SAP Consultants are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,791 - $126,522
$51K
$82K
$130K
MEDIAN: $82,064
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50%
90%

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$31.51 - $111.50
$32
$72
$110
MEDIAN: $72.21
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$50,791 - $126,522  
   
Bonus
$980 - $19,995  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,727  
Commission
$2,550  
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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$54,233 - $162,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,038
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$31.51 - $111.50  
   
Overtime
$25.00 - $180.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$980 - $19,995  
   
Commission
$2,550  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,727  
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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$54,233 - $162,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 225

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Job Description for SAP Consultant

SAP consultants analyze, design, and configure new computer software and systems in accordance with their employers’ or clients’ specifications, as well as write programs such as forms, specifications, and interfaces. They also test new interfaces to ensure that system workflows are optimized and interact with end-users to make changes as requested and obtain feedback.

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SAP Consultant Tasks

  • Design, build, test and deploy SAP technical solutions.
  • Plan, deliver and supervise system configuration and documentation tasks.
  • Solve complex business problems in the areas of finance, operations, human capital, customer, and governance, risk and compliance, using SAP technologies.

Common Career Paths for SAP Consultant


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At the upper end, SAP Consultants who move into a Consulting Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Consulting Managers is a much higher $123K per year. A Senior SAP Consultant role is the most common promotion for SAP Consultants moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $111K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for SAP Consultants is an Information Technology Project Manager position, where earnings are usually $86K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for SAP Consultant


Dominating the field, Accenture, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., SAP America, Inc., InfoSys Limited, and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of SAP Consultants. SAP Consultants seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Clarkston Consulting, where the average salary comes to $141K. Other leaders in compensation levels are SAP America, Inc. at $120K, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp at $103K, and HCL America, Inc., where SAP Consultants annually earn $102K.

IBM Global Services lags the field greatly in terms of pay, offering a median salary less than half of the top paying company's rate ($68K). International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., SAP and Accenture Technology Solutions are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $71K, $72K, and $78K.

Popular Skills for SAP Consultant


SAP Consultants report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SAP Production Planning, SAP Security, SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 15 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include SAP Basis and SAP Business Warehouse. It is often found that people who know SAP Materials Management are also skilled in SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

Pay by Experience Level for SAP Consultant

Pay by Experience for a SAP Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level SAP Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 523 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A SAP Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 602 salaries. An experienced SAP Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $121,000 based on 385 salaries. A SAP Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $159,000 based on 48 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,911

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

With a pay rate for SAP Consultants that is 26 percent greater than the national average, San Jose offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. SAP Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Irvine (+26 percent), Tampa (+24 percent), Dallas (+15 percent), and San Francisco (+15 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 18 percent south of the national average, can be found in Cincinnati. Employers in Miami and Parsippany also lean toward paying below-median salaries (15 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

SAP Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a SAP Consultant?

SAP Consultant in Wickliffe:
"Roles and responsibilities."
Pros: It helps me understand the business process of the various industries like manufacturing , automobile etc.
Cons: There are many sap consultants available in the market . So its a tough world.

SAP Consultant in Detroit:
"SAPSD Consultant."
Pros: I am managing order management for Dart. We have implemented 3 full cycle implementation and 2 support projects. I am also responsible for supporting their production system. There are constant challenges that I face in my current job.
Cons: It is just in manufacturing so I done get experience of other business modules.

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Key Stats for SAP Consultant

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects SAP Consultant Salaries

▲77%

▲35%

▲3%

National Average
$90,000

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 18%