SAP Consultant Salary

SAP Consultants in the United States take home approximately $86K per year on average. Cash earnings for SAP Consultants — which occasionally include more than $19K from bonuses and more than $13K from profit sharing — stretch from around $58K to approximately $168K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is career duration, followed by the company and geographic location. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. Men make up the vast majority of SAP Consultants (82 percent) who took the survey. Job satisfaction for SAP Consultants is high.

$55,622 - $127,733
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$56K
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MEDIAN: $85,647
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$38.76 - $121.81
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MEDIAN: $74.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$55,622 - $127,733  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,484  
Profit Sharing
$-0.48 - $12,913  
Commission
$101.74  
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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$58,298 - $167,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,556
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$38.76 - $121.81  
   
Overtime
$23.88 - $132.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,484  
   
Commission
$101.74  
Profit Sharing
$-0.48 - $12,913  
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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$58,298 - $167,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 327
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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

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

Common Career Paths for SAP Consultant


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Many SAP Consultants move into Senior SAP Consultant roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $111K per year. SAP Consultants most often move into positions as Information Technology Project Managers or SAP Business Analysts. Information Technology Project Managers actually earn $8K less on average, however, and SAP Business Analysts earn $11K less per year than SAP Consultants do.

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Popular Employer Salaries for SAP Consultant


SAP Consultants fill the offices of leading firms Accenture, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., IBM Global Services, InfoSys Limited, and Deloitte Consulting LLP. Although SAP America, Inc. leads the field in pay with a median salary of $135K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $58K on the low end all the way up to $167K at the top. Other leaders in compensation levels are HCL America, Inc. at $102K, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) at $100K, and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, where SAP Consultants annually earn $95K.

IBM Global Services employees cannot expect much in terms of compensation — the median salary amounts to only $74K, just about half of the top paying company's median. Other low-paying employers include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. at $76K and InfoSys Limited at $78K, though some SAP Consultants there earn up to $122K.

Popular Skills for SAP Consultant


SAP Consultants report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SAP Production Planning, Project Management, SAP Materials Management, and SAP Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 20 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like SAP Basis, SAP Business Warehouse, and SAP Business Intelligence. Most people who know SAP Materials Management also know SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

Pay by Experience Level for SAP Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of SAP Consultants. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $74K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $98K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $127K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $157K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $94,142

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SAP Consultants in search of above-average pay will head to California: In particular, SAP Consultants in San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles are the best-paid American cities for SAP Consultants, who enjoy higher pay rates than the national average. SAP Consultants in Cincinnati earn salaries far below the national average by 22 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers pay around 11 percent less in Washington and 8 percent less in Detroit, below-median salaries for those in this field.

SAP Consultant Reviews

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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Experience Affects SAP Consultant Salaries




National Average
$94,000


Skills That Affect SAP Consultant Salaries





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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 207 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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