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Average Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary

$78,994
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,070
Bonus
$20,000
Commission
$3,048
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Consultant is $78,994.
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$50k
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$79k
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$123k
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$50k - $123k
Bonus
$1k - $16k
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$486 - $14k
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$4k - $49k
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$46k - $138k
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What Do Information Technology (IT) Consultants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

3.9 out of 5
(1,096)
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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 Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, EY (Ernst & Young) and Slalom Consulting. Reported salaries are highest at Slalom Consulting where the average pay is $110,931. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture and Deloitte Consulting LLP, earning around $91,839 and $90,192, respectively. Sogeti USA LLC pays the lowest at around $67,272. CGI Group Inc. and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $70,167 and $81,271, respectively.

Career Paths

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

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

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 $62,056 based on 473 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,291 based on 2,372 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,653 based on 1,504 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,801 based on 1,454 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,687.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Consultant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (4.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.5% less) and Houston, Texas (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,613 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.2%
Early Career
35.9%
Mid Career
22.7%
Experienced
22.0%
Late Career
12.2%