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Average Software Consultant Salary

$76,469
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,988
Bonus
$11,000
Commission
$2,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Consultant is $76,469.
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$55k
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$76k
90%
$114k
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$55k - $114k
Bonus
$1k - $14k
Profit Sharing
$491 - $11k
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$1k - $31k
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$57k - $130k
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What Do Software Consultants Do?

Software Consultant Tasks
  • Design software systems customized for specific tasks or industries.
  • Analyze a company's computer system and determine how to use software to make processes more efficient.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting services for clients.

Job Satisfaction for Software Consultant

4 out of 5
(189)
Highly Satisfied
34Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Software Consultant are from the companies Sogeti USA LLC, Slalom Consulting and Manhattan Associates. Reported salaries are highest at Slalom Consulting where the average pay is $91,017. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Pariveda Solutions and Red Hat, Inc., earning around $84,400 and $80,421, respectively. CGI Group Inc. pays the lowest at around $69,000. Manhattan Associates, Inc. and Manhattan Associates also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $72,945 and $73,389, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Consultants?

Skills in IT Consulting, Software Development, Software Knowledge and C# Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Consultants?

An entry-level Software Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,869 based on 89 salaries. An early career Software Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,208 based on 507 salaries. A mid-career Software Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,454 based on 198 salaries. An experienced Software Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,142 based on 179 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,602.
Employees with Software Consultant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 26.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (18.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,036 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.6%
Early Career
48.9%
Mid Career
19.1%
Experienced
17.3%
Late Career
6.1%