A Software Consultant earns an average salary of $71,940 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are . NET and Software Development. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Software Consultant Total Pay (?
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$47,951 - $104,192
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MEDIAN: $71,940
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Software Consultant Total Pay (?
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$23.36 - $113.04
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MEDIAN: $58.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,951 - $104,192  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,160  
Profit Sharing
$301.00 - $9,328  
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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$49,965 - $126,392  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 895
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$23.36 - $113.04  
   
Overtime
$20.59 - $69.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,160  
   
Profit Sharing
$301.00 - $9,328  
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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$49,965 - $126,392  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 895
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Job Description for Software Consultant
A software consultant helps a company moderate and effectively manage their technological content. Software consultants may handle many different types of software and the data they contain, which could include web content (websites and website code), document management, and digital records and asset management. This individual enables to organization to manage these components effectively and safely within the company's specifications. Software consultants may also work with clients in a service-based atmosphere. Some consultants work on a client-by-client basis in areas such as website construction and internet advertising. They may also work within the company, helping meet software needs of departments such as marketing and social media.
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Software Consultant Tasks
  • Design software systems customized for specific tasks or industries.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting services for clients.
  • Analyze a company’s computer system and determine how to use software to make processes more efficient.
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Consultant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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$77,000
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Experience Affects Software Consultant Salaries

National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Software Consultant Salaries

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C#
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SQL
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Web Development
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National Average
$77,000
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 227 votes.
Gender
Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%
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