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SAP Consultant Salary

Median pay for SAP Consultants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $85K per year. Total incomes of SAP Consultants incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $13K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $58K and $166K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by career length, but the company and geographic location are influential factors as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The vast majority of SAP Consultants (82 percent) survey respondents are men.

$56,239 - $125,059
(Median)
$56K
$85K
$130K
MEDIAN: $84,806
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$35.67 - $124.79
(Median)
$36
$76
$120
MEDIAN: $75.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$56,239 - $125,059  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,959  
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $13,277  
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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$58,340 - $166,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,524
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$35.67 - $124.79  
   
Overtime
$24.69 - $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 - $19,959  
   
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $13,277  
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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$58,340 - $166,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 288

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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 often end up in upper-level roles like Senior SAP Consultant. Senior SAP Consultants bring home $110K annually on average. A lot of SAP Consultants advance their careers by becoming Information Technology Project Managers and SAP Business Analysts. However, those positions offer $8K less and $11K less per year on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for SAP Consultant


Dominating the field, Accenture, IBM Global Services, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Deloitte Consulting LLP, and InfoSys Limited are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of SAP Consultants. Employees of SAP America, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $136K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $60K to $187K. 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).

The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is InfoSys Limited, where the median salary is just $77K — 76 percent lower than the top payer. Other low-paying employers include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. at $78K and IBM Global Services at $85K, though some SAP Consultants there earn up to $186K.

Popular Skills for SAP Consultant


Survey takers working as SAP Consultants report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, SAP Production Planning, 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 Security. 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 and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $74K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $98K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $123K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $157K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


SAP Consultants earn a generous sum in the state of California: In particular, San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles have higher pay rates than anywhere else in the country, each offering salaries above the national average. SAP Consultants in Cincinnati take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 21 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Boston and Minneapolis (16 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

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







SAP ABAP
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SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
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SAP Supply Chain Management (SAP SCM)
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National Average
$94,000

Business Analysis
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SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM)
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SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW)
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SAP Security
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 291 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%
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