Late-Career Software Consultants can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $112K) surpassing six figures annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Late-Career Software Consultants greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$74,830 - $146,037
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MEDIAN: $111,787
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$37.63 - $185.48
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MEDIAN: $81.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$74,830 - $146,037  
   
Bonus
$3,973 - $20,542  
Profit Sharing
$11,500  
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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$81,913 - $246,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$37.63 - $185.48  
   
Overtime
$58.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$3,973 - $20,542  
   
Profit Sharing
$11,500  
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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$81,913 - $246,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Key Stats for Software Consultant

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Software Consultant Salaries

Software Knowledge
up arrow 39%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 13%

.NET
up arrow 13%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 13%

C++
up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 8%

Software Development
up arrow 6%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 3%

Web Development
up arrow 2%

IT Consulting
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
0%

National Average
$127,000

C#
up arrow 2%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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