SAP Consultant Salary

SAP Consultants in the United States take home an average $81K annually. In the world of SAP Consultants, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $12K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $55K and $161K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career duration, though the specific employer and geographic location have a (lesser) impact as well. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all SAP Consultants who answered the questionnnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,337 - $124,793
$51K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,307
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50%
90%

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$29.62 - $109.92
$30
$70
$110
MEDIAN: $70.41
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$0$161K
Salary $51,337 - $124,793
Bonus $1,004 - $19,747
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,438
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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$54,755 - $161,378
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,058
Hourly Data $0$185
Hourly Rate $29.62 - $109.92
Overtime $30.10 - $185.48
Annual Data $0$161K
Bonus $1,004 - $19,747
Commission $2,550
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,438
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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$54,755 - $161,378
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 230

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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. Going from SAP Consultant to Senior SAP Consultant is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $111K. Many others choose to work as Information Technology Project Managers, where pay is typically $86K.

SAP Consultant Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for SAP Consultant


Accenture, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., SAP America, Inc., InfoSys Limited, and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) are all popular places to work. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Clarkston Consulting offers the most; SAP Consultants earn $141K on average there. SAP Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks at SAP America, Inc. ($120K), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ($103K), and HCL America, Inc. ($102K).

With a median salary of only $68K (less than half of the top paying company's rate), IBM Global Services lags significantly in the earnings department. A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. ($71K), SAP ($72K), and Accenture Technology Solutions ($78K).

Popular Skills for SAP Consultant


SAP Consultants seem to require a rather large skill set. 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 4 percent and 17 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay 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: $89,096

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

For SAP Consultants, busy San Jose offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. SAP Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Irvine (+27 percent), Tampa (+25 percent), Dallas (+16 percent), and San Francisco (+16 percent). Cincinnati is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Workers in Miami and Parsippany earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (14 percent less and 11 percent less, respectively).

SAP Consultant Reviews

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

SAP Consultant in Atlanta:
"WORK FLEXIBILITY, STRESS LEVEL. TEAM WORK."
Pros: CHALLENGE AND LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES.
Cons: NO TRAINING.

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 101 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects SAP Consultant Salaries

▲79%

▲36%

▲4%

National Average
$89,000

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 19%
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