SAP Consultant Salary

Median pay for SAP Consultants in the United States is around $86K annually. With some bonuses approaching $20K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $13K, overall incomes of SAP Consultants spread between $58K and $166K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and geographic location. SAP Consultants who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for SAP Consultants is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,978 - $125,479

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$36.43 - $125.13

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$55,978 - $125,479  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,596  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $12,957  
Total Pay (?
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$58,233 - $165,768  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,488
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$36.43 - $125.13  
   
Overtime
$23.97 - $131.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,596  
   
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $12,957  
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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$58,233 - $165,768  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 283
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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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SAP Consultants may enjoy increased earnings if they become Senior SAP Consultants. This seems to be a popular career move, and Senior SAP Consultant earn a slightly higher median of $111K annually. SAP Consultants most often advance into Information Technology Project Manager and SAP Business Analyst positions even though the median salaries are $8K lower and $11K lower, respectively.

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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 all popular places to work. The biggest paychecks can be found at SAP America, Inc. — the median salary there is $136K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $60K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $168K. Other big spenders include HCL America, Inc., Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, top-paying firms where SAP Consultants see paychecks nearing $102K, $100K, or $95K.

The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., where the median salary is just $75K — about half the top paying employer's rate. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include InfoSys Limited at $78K, and IBM Global Services where $85K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some SAP Consultants there earn up to $209K.

Popular Skills for SAP Consultant


SAP Consultants seem to wield many 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include SAP Basis, SAP Business Intelligence, and SAP Business Warehouse. For most people, competency in SAP Materials Management indicates knowledge of 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 seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of SAP Consultants. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $74K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $98K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $124K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $156K.

Pay Difference by Location


California is a land of opportunity for SAP Consultants. The state is home to the top three paying cities in the field, with Los Angeles, San Jose, and San Francisco all offering salaries above the national rate. 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. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis (15 percent lower) and Washington (12 percent lower).

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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SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
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SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
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National Average
$94,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 257 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: 53% employee benefits None: 17%
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