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Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Software Consultants in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 190,626 Software Consultants currently employed in the United States.
  • 24.7% of all Software Consultants are women, while 75.3% are men.
  • The average age of an employed Software Consultant is 39 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of Software Consultants is White (56.1%), followed by Asian (28.7%) and Hispanic or Latino (7.2%).
  • The majority of Software Consultants are located in NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.
  • Software Consultants are most in-demand in Phoenix, AZ.
  • Software Consultants are paid an average annual salary of $89,752.
  • San Francisco, CA pays an annual average wage of $113,512, the highest in the US.
  • Software Consultants average starting salary is $66,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 93% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid Software Consultants earn as much as $120,000 or more.
  • Washington is the best state for Software Consultants to live.
  • Software Consultants are more likely to work at Public companies in comparison to Private companies.

Software Consultant Statistics By Gender

Among Software Consultants, 24.7% of them are women compared to 75.3% which are men.

  • Male, 75.3%
  • Female, 24.7%

Software Consultants By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male75.3%
Female24.7%

Gender Pay Gap For Software Consultant

Women Earn 93¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$87,679
female-income
Female Income
$81,182

Software Consultant Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the Software Consultant position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Software Consultant Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201070.97%29.03%
201170.69%29.31%
201272.28%27.72%
201372.17%27.83%
201473.45%26.55%
201573.11%26.89%
201674.94%25.06%
201774.31%25.69%
201874.36%25.64%
201974.04%25.96%

Software Consultant Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Dell Certified Systems Expert and Software Applications Architect have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Informatics Nurse Specialist13%87%
Clinical Support Specialist22%78%
Clinic Administrator23%77%
Software Consultant75%25%
Senior Data Center Engineer98%2%
Software Applications Architect98%2%
Dell Certified Systems Expert99%1%

Software Consultant Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Software Consultants is White, which makes up 56.1% of all Software Consultants. Comparatively, there are 28.7% of the Asian ethnicity and 7.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

  • White, 56.1%
  • Asian, 28.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.2%
  • Black or African American, 5.1%
  • Unknown, 2.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.1%

Software Consultant Race

Software Consultant RacePercentages
White56.1%
Asian28.7%
Hispanic or Latino7.2%
Black or African American5.1%
Unknown2.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.1%

Software Consultant Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among Software Consultants.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Software Consultant Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201060.34%5.67%25.58%5.89%
201160.81%5.90%25.09%5.60%
201259.72%5.44%26.46%6.04%
201360.11%4.96%26.28%5.85%
201458.98%5.47%26.93%5.98%
201558.16%5.28%27.05%6.56%
201657.66%5.27%27.76%6.55%
201756.24%5.15%28.32%6.92%
201856.88%5.00%27.54%7.53%
201956.05%5.10%28.73%7.16%

Software Consultant Wage Gap By Race

$90,000
$88,000
$86,000
$84,000
$82,000
$80,000
$78,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$85,547
White$84,776
Black or African American$79,954
Asian$89,085
Hispanic or Latino$82,789

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Average Age of a Software Consultant

We determined the average age of Software Consultants based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Software Consultant Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown3532
White3942
Black or African American4043
Asian3737
Hispanic or Latino3535

Software Consultant Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Software Consultant employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Software Consultants is 40+ years old, which represents 46% of the population.

20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Software Consultant Age

Software Consultant YearsPercentages
20-30 years18%
30-40 years36%
40+ years46%

Types of Software Consultant Degree Levels

  • Bachelors, 68%
  • Masters, 21%
  • Associate, 7%
  • Diploma, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 2%

Software Consultants By Education

Software Consultant DegreePercentages
Bachelors68%
Masters21%
Associate7%
Diploma2%
Other Degrees2%

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Software Consultant Wage Gap By Education

$108,000
$104,000
$100,000
$96,000
$92,000
$88,000
$84,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$95,859
Bachelor's Degree$87,679
Doctorate Degree$106,836

Software Consultant Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ Software Consultants. We found that the most common company type is Public. In addition, the industry that employs the most Software Consultants is the Technology industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire Software Consultants.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Software Consultant Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees3%
50 - 100 employees3%
100 - 500 employees7%
500 - 1,000 employees11%
1,000 - 10,000 employees27%
> 10,000 employees49%

The Types Of Companies Software Consultant Work In

Employees with the Software Consultant job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most Software Consultants prefer to work at Public companies over Private companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Software Consultant Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education2%
Public61%
Private36%
Government1%

Top Industries Hiring Software Consultants

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ Software Consultants. Those industries include Technology, Finance and Professional.

Technology

Fortune 500

Finance

Professional

Manufacturing

Software Consultant Turnover And Employment Statistics

Software Consultant Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of Software Consultants changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Software Consultant Unemployment Rate By Year

YearSoftware Consultant Unemployment Rate
20104.56%
20113.25%
20122.64%
20132.67%
20142.07%
20152.26%
20162.33%
20172.17%
20181.80%
20191.88%

The Average Number of Years That Software Consultant Stay in a Job

By looking over 7,006 Software Consultants resumes, we figured out that the average Software Consultant enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 38%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Software Consultant Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year31%
1-2 years38%
3-4 years11%
5-7 years9%
8-10 years4%
11+ years7%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Software Consultants with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to Software Consultants.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Advisory Project Manager7.66%140,784
Communications Systems Engineer7.80%123,239
Software Consultant8.26%
Senior Oracle Database Administrator8.31%70,781
Systems Administrator8.39%173,351
Computer Repair Technician9.71%88,404
Data Scientist20.69%157,139

Software Consultant LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Advisory Project Manager7.66%140,784
Communications Systems Engineer7.80%123,239
Senior Oracle Database Administrator8.31%70,781
Systems Administrator8.39%173,351
Computer Repair Technician9.71%88,404
Data Scientist20.69%157,139

Foreign Languages Spoken By Software Consultants

The most common foreign language among Software Consultants is Spanish at 32.8%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 11.7% and German is the third-most popular at 8.6%.

  • Spanish, 32.8%
  • French, 11.7%
  • German, 8.6%
  • Mandarin, 6.3%
  • Portuguese, 5.5%
  • Other, 35.1%

Software Consultant Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish32.8%
French11.7%
German8.6%
Mandarin6.3%
Portuguese5.5%
Other35.1%

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Software Consultant Heatmaps

Where Do Software Consultants Earn The Most?

The map here shows where Software Consultants earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Software Consultants Located?

By looking through more than 7,006 resumes, we found that the most popular places for Software Consultants are NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.

Number of Software Consultants

Where Are Software Consultants In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country Software Consultants are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings