SAP Consultant Salary

The average SAP Consultant in the United States earns approximately $82K annually. The range in cash compensation to SAP Consultants ($55K to $164K) includes potential earnings of $20K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career length, though the specific employer and location have a (lesser) impact as well. Generally, women make up less than a third of all SAP Consultants who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for SAP Consultants is high.

$51,124 - $126,338
$51K
$82K
$130K
MEDIAN: $81,597
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$32.44 - $113.77
$32
$73
$110
MEDIAN: $73.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,124 - $126,338  
   
Bonus
$979 - $20,141  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,549  
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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$55,010 - $163,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,090
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$32.44 - $113.77  
   
Overtime
$29.09 - $183.83  
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$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$979 - $20,141  
   
Commission
$2,550  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,549  
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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$55,010 - $163,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 228

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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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SAP Consultants who go on to become Consulting Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Consulting Managers is $123K annually. As SAP Consultants progress in their field, many go on to become Senior SAP Consultants. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $111K per year. Another common career choice for SAP Consultants is to move into an Information Technology Project Manager role. Typically, Information Technology Project Managers get paid $86K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for SAP Consultant


Known for taking on a considerable number of SAP Consultants, Accenture, SAP America, Inc., International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., InfoSys Limited, and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) are leading firms in the industry. Clarkston Consulting attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $141K. SAP America, Inc., Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, and HCL America, Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with SAP Consultants earning around $120K, $103K, or $102K at each firm, respectively.

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). A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. ($72K), SAP ($72K), and Accenture Technology Solutions ($78K).

Popular Skills for SAP Consultant


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in SAP Production Planning, SAP Security, SAP Business Intelligence, and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like SAP Basis and SAP Business Warehouse. Most people experienced in 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.


SAP Consultants with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $72K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $93K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $121K. SAP Consultants who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $162K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,151

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

Home to some of the best pay for SAP Consultants, San Jose offers exceptional salaries, 27 percent above the national average. SAP Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Irvine (+27 percent), Tampa (+25 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), and Los Angeles (+8 percent). Cincinnati is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Miami and Parsippany (14 percent lower and 11 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
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 103 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
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

▲82%

▲35%

▲4%

National Average
$89,000

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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