Experienced Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary

Experienced Information Technology Consultants enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($97K) annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $22K and $20K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Information Technology Consultants can bottom out near $57K or peak near $153K depending on individual performance. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men make up the vast majority of Experienced Information Technology Consultants (87 percent) who took the survey. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Information Technology Consultants. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,395 - $133,785
$56K
$97K
$130K
MEDIAN: $96,635
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$23.77 - $102.65
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$0$153K
Salary $56,395 - $133,785
Bonus $1,014 - $20,660
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,319
Commission $25,000
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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$55,609 - $153,075
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,103
Hourly Data $0$105
Hourly Rate $23.77 - $102.65
Overtime $25.28 - $105.00
Annual Data $0$153K
Bonus $1,014 - $20,660
Commission $25,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,319
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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$55,609 - $153,075
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 248

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Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Consultant


Hewlett-Packard Company, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Sogeti USA LLC, Accenture, and Capgemini are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Experienced Information Technology Consultants. The biggest paychecks can be found at Capgemini Consulting — the median salary there is $117K. Experienced Information Technology Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ($112K), Capgemini ($110K), and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton ($109K).

Though lagging the field in terms of compensation — Hewlett-Packard Company offers the lowest median salary at $85K — pay within the company still varies considerably between $66K and $131K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Sogeti USA LLC at $93K, CGI Group Inc. at $95K, and InfoSys Limited, where $97K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,898

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Experienced Information Technology Consultants in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Experienced Information Technology Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+17 percent), New York (+14 percent), Dallas (+14 percent), and Seattle (+13 percent). Los Angeles is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 4 percent.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Consultant

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 205 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

▲7%

Oracle
▲7%


C#
▲4%


SQL
▼0%

VMware ESX
▼0%

National Average
$101,000

Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
▼4%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼8%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼14%


Windows 2003 Server
▼19%



Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%
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