Technical Consultant Salary (United States)

A Technical Consultant earns an average salary of $70,744 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Java/J2EE and Project Management.
Technical Consultant Total Pay (?
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$48,062 - $111,227
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $70,744
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Technical Consultant Total Pay (?
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$13.97 - $109.03
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,062 - $111,227  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,269  
Profit Sharing
$159.60 - $8,940  
Commission
$989 - $14,000  
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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$45,797 - $128,070  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,295
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.97 - $109.03  
   
Overtime
$19.00 - $90.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,269  
   
Commission
$989 - $14,000  
Profit Sharing
$159.60 - $8,940  
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).
)
$45,797 - $128,070  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,295
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Job Description for Technical Consultant

Most technical consultants are hired for projects requiring significant knowledge in a particular technical area. They are usually hired through a consulting or staffing firm, and they often must be able to learn components such as software quickly when placed within a company. Technical consultants need to be able to provide expertise, advice, and support to the company.
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Technical Consultant Tasks
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical and equipment problems remotely and on-site.
  • Install, upgrade, maintain, and evaluate products and services.
  • Visit customers and provide hands-on training in their local environment.

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Philadelphia
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Denver
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Arlington
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Dallas
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Austin
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National Average
$74,000
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Minneapolis
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Indianapolis
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Experience Affects Technical Consultant Salaries

National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Technical Consultant Salaries

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Software Development
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C#
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IT Consulting
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Linux
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PL/SQL
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JavaScript
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Technical Analysis
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Microsoft SQL Server
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National Average
$74,000
SQL
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Java
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Data Analysis
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%
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