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Average Technical Consultant Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Technical Consultant in Australia is AU$82,401.
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AU$55k - AU$126k
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AU$103 - AU$34k
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AU$55k - AU$138k
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What Do Technical Consultants Do?

Technical Consultant Tasks
  • Visit customers and provide hands-on training in their local environment.
  • Install, upgrade, maintain, and evaluate products and services.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical and equipment problems remotely and on-site.

Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Consultant

The top respondents for the job title Technical Consultant are from the companies SAS Institute Inc., ACI Worldwide, Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Reported salaries are highest at ACI Worldwide, Inc. where the average pay is AU$84,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture Technology Solutions, earning around AU$76,750. Hewlett Packard Enterprise pays the lowest at around AU$65,301. SAS Institute Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$68,611.

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What Are Popular Skills for Technical Consultants?

Skills in IT Consulting, Software Development and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Technical Analysis.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Technical Consultants?

An entry-level Technical Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$60,322 based on 15 salaries. An early career Technical Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$67,670 based on 198 salaries. A mid-career Technical Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$87,966 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Technical Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$104,828 based on 136 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$123,182.
Employees with Technical Consultant in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 16.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (5.3% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (24.5% less), Melbourne, Victoria (0.4% less) and Perth, Western Australia (0.0% less).

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