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Software Consultant Salary (United States)

A Software Consultant earns an average salary of $71,715 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Data Analysis, . NET, Software Development, and IT Consulting. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Software Consultant Salary (?
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$47,815 - $105,107
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $71,714
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Software Consultant Salary (?
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$24.81 - $122.95
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MEDIAN: $59.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,815 - $105,107  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,231  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $8,808  
Commission
$2,948 - $30,521  
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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$50,013 - $128,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 934
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.81 - $122.95  
   
Overtime
$20.41 - $69.81  
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 - $15,231  
   
Commission
$2,948 - $30,521  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $8,808  
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).
)
$50,013 - $128,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Boston
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Denver
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Los Angeles
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Seattle
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Houston
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National Average
$77,000
Dallas
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Washington
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Cincinnati
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Kansas City
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Columbus
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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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C++
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SQL
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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Web Development
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Microsoft SQL Server
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National Average
$77,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%