SAP Consultant Salary

The average SAP Consultant in the United States earns approximately $82K annually. Cash earnings for SAP Consultants — which occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $14K from profit sharing — stretch from around $55K to approximately $161K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by experience level, followed by the specific employer and location. Generally, women make up less than a third of all SAP Consultants who answered the questionnnaire. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most SAP Consultants. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$50,414 - $127,336
$50K
$81K
$130K
MEDIAN: $81,425
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50%
90%

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$27.30 - $114.01
$27
$70
$110
MEDIAN: $70.28
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$0$161K
Salary $50,414 - $127,336
Bonus $1,100 - $20,168
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,255
Commission $5,000
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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$53,683 - $161,351
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,056
Hourly Data $0$142
Hourly Rate $27.30 - $114.01
Overtime $30.20 - $142.98
Annual Data $0$161K
Bonus $1,100 - $20,168
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,255
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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$53,683 - $161,351
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 209

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Job Description for SAP Consultant

SAP consultants analyze, design, and configure new computer software and systems in accordance with their employers’ or clients’ specifications, as well as write programs such as forms, specifications, and interfaces. They also test new interfaces to ensure that system workflows are optimized and interact with end-users to make changes as requested and obtain feedback.

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SAP Consultant Tasks

  • Design, build, test and deploy SAP technical solutions.
  • Plan, deliver and supervise system configuration and documentation tasks.
  • Solve complex business problems in the areas of finance, operations, human capital, customer, and governance, risk and compliance, using SAP technologies.

Common Career Paths for SAP Consultant


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For SAP Consultants, progressing to a Consulting Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Consulting Manager can earn $123K annually. With an annual salary of $111K, Senior SAP Consultant is the most common role for SAP Consultants to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into an Information Technology Project Manager role — which usually pays $86K — is also typical for SAP Consultants, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Employer Salaries for SAP Consultant


Dominating the field, Accenture, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., SAP America, Inc., InfoSys Limited, and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of SAP Consultants. Clarkston Consulting attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $141K. Other big spenders include SAP America, Inc., Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, and HCL America, Inc., top-paying firms where SAP Consultants see paychecks nearing $120K, $103K, or $102K.

Earnings fall especially short at IBM Global Services, where the median salary of $68K is the lowest in the field, less than half of the top paying company's rate. Workers at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., SAP, and Accenture Technology Solutions also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $71K, $72K, and $78K respectively.

Popular Skills for SAP Consultant


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in SAP Production Planning, SAP Security, SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 16 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like SAP Basis and SAP Business Warehouse. Those familiar with SAP Materials Management also tend to know SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

Pay by Experience Level for SAP Consultant

Pay by Experience for a SAP Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level SAP Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 523 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A SAP Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 602 salaries. An experienced SAP Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $121,000 based on 385 salaries. A SAP Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $159,000 based on 48 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,851

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

Home to some of the best pay for SAP Consultants, San Jose offers exceptional salaries, 27 percent above the national average. SAP Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Irvine (+27 percent), Tampa (+25 percent), Dallas (+15 percent), and San Francisco (+15 percent). The lowest-paying market is Cincinnati, which sits 18 percent below the national average. Workers in Miami and Parsippany earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (15 percent less and 11 percent less, respectively).

SAP Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a SAP Consultant?

SAP Consultant in Atlanta:
"WORK FLEXIBILITY, STRESS LEVEL. TEAM WORK."
Pros: CHALLENGE AND LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES.
Cons: NO TRAINING.

SAP Consultant in Wickliffe:
"Roles and responsibilities."
Pros: It helps me understand the business process of the various industries like manufacturing , automobile etc.
Cons: There are many sap consultants available in the market . So its a tough world.

SAP Consultant in Detroit:
"SAPSD Consultant."
Pros: I am managing order management for Dart. We have implemented 3 full cycle implementation and 2 support projects. I am also responsible for supporting their production system. There are constant challenges that I face in my current job.
Cons: It is just in manufacturing so I done get experience of other business modules.

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Key Stats for SAP Consultant

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects SAP Consultant Salaries

▲79%

▲37%

▲4%

National Average
$89,000

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 19%
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