Average Technical Consultant Salary

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The average salary for a Technical Consultant is $74,838.
MEDIAN $74,838
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$52k - $114k
$997 - $15k
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$99 - $11k
$2k - $51k
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$50k - $127k

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Job Description for Technical Consultant

Technical Consultant Tasks
  • Visit customers and provide hands-on training in their local environment.
  • Install, upgrade, maintain, and evaluate products and services.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical and equipment problems remotely and on-site.
The top respondents for the job title Technical Consultant are from the companies Deloitte Consulting LLP, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Slalom Consulting where the average pay is $103,777. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Deloitte Consulting LLP and Deloitte, earning around $89,575 and $84,496, respectively. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton pays the lowest at around $69,692. Microsoft Corp and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $72,908 and $73,702, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Technical Consultant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Technical Consultant
Senior Technical Consultant
Software Engineer
Solutions Architect
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Technical Consultant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Consultant

An entry-level Technical Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,135 based on 351 salaries. An early career Technical Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,671 based on 1,217 salaries. A mid-career Technical Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,134 based on 686 salaries. An experienced Technical Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,923 based on 645 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,005.
Employees with Technical Consultant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.6% more) and Houston, Texas (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (5.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (4.2% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (1.2% less).

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