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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Canada is C$71,625.
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What Do Information Technology (IT) Consultants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

3.7 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Consultant are from the companies CGI Group Inc., Adastra Corporation and Deloitte. Reported salaries are highest at IBM Canada Ltd. where the average pay is C$88,013. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Deloitte and Deloitte Consulting LLP, earning around C$83,696 and C$69,245, respectively. Adastra Corporation pays the lowest at around C$55,431. Long View Systems Corp and CGI Group Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$63,250 and C$67,957, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Consultants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Consultants?

An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$51,170 based on 42 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,517 based on 279 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,213 based on 250 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$82,734 based on 267 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$92,667.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Consultant in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 9.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (5.2% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (0.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (7.9% less), Montréal, Québec (5.1% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (3.4% less).

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