On average, Late-Career Software Consultants earn six-figure salaries ($113K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than a third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Late-Career Software Consultants greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$78,614 - $152,605
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MEDIAN: $112,846
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$37.63 - $185.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$78,614 - $152,605  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,482  
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
Total Pay (?
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$84,047 - $238,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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
$0.00 - $20,482  
   
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
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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$84,047 - $238,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Key Stats for Software Consultant

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Software Consultant Salaries

C# Programming Language
up arrow 14%

.NET
up arrow 11%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 11%

C++
up arrow 10%

Software Development
up arrow 4%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Web Development
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
0%

National Average
$127,000

IT Consulting
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 2%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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