Average Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary

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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Consultant is $78,760.
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$45k - $136k

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

Information Technology (IT) Consultant Tasks
  • Manage new installations and migrations.
  • Manage resolution of system and network issues for clients.
  • Facilitate development and implementation of improvements to client's information technology systems.

Job Satisfaction for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

3.9 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

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 Sogeti USA LLC. Reported salaries are highest at Slalom Consulting where the average pay is $107,605. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture and Deloitte Consulting LLP, earning around $90,579 and $88,589, respectively. Sogeti USA LLC pays the lowest at around $67,003. CGI Group Inc. and EY (Ernst & Young) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $70,167 and $81,459, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

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.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

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 $61,023 based on 519 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,491 based on 2,673 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,598 based on 1,748 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,931 based on 1,758 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,539.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Consultant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (7.5% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (3.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.4% less).

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