SAP Consultant Salary

SAP Consultants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $85K per year. Final cash compensation to SAP Consultants varies from around $58K to approximately $166K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $20K and $13K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by experience level, followed by the company and location. The vast majority of SAP Consultants (82 percent) survey respondents are men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$55,676 - $125,403
(Median)
$56K
$85K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,164
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$36.31 - $125.19
(Median)
$36
$76
$130
MEDIAN: $76.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$55,676 - $125,403  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,657  
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $13,474  
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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$58,005 - $165,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,495
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$36.31 - $125.19  
   
Overtime
$24.48 - $132.77  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,657  
   
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $13,474  
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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$58,005 - $165,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 282
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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

  • Identify, document and conduct all unit testing, mock and system testing of mission critical scenarios, manage expected results versus actual results, track and resolve errors.
  • Assist technical and functional design configuration for transformations, reports, updates, and interfaces.
  • Design and configure the logical and physical design and architecture, development, integration, testing and deployment of the SAP Netweaver business warehouse.
  • Prepare and execute implementation, user testing, and fit/gap analysis.

Common Career Paths for SAP Consultant


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Many SAP Consultants advance their careers by becoming Senior SAP Consultants, who report a slightly higher median income of $110K. 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


Accenture, IBM Global Services, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Deloitte Consulting LLP, and InfoSys Limited are top-notch employers for SAP Consultants in this area. SAP America, Inc. does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $134K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $60K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $168K. SAP Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks at HCL America, Inc. ($102K), Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) ($100K), and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ($95K).

International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. pays significantly less than other places with a median salary of $76K, 78 percent lower than the top payer. Other low-paying employers include InfoSys Limited at $78K and IBM Global Services at $87K, though some SAP Consultants there earn up to $207K.

Popular Skills for SAP Consultant


SAP Consultants report using a deep pool 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 6 percent and 20 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include SAP Basis, SAP Business Intelligence, 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

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $74K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $98K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $124K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $157K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For SAP Consultants, above-average compensation can be found in California — San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles are known as the cities with the best salaries for SAP Consultants. SAP Consultants in Cincinnati take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 22 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Minneapolis (15 percent lower) and Washington (12 percent lower).

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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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 267 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%
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