What does a Consultant Solutions do?

Solutions consultants lead testing to ensure implemented solutions perform as designed and lead the hands-on building of solutions using appropriate systems and software. They drive and innovate business solutions and digital transformations and consult with customers and prospects to understand their business needs and pain points. Solutions consultants qualify customer needs and identify opportunities to deliver business outcomes and develop innovative solutions in collaboration with a direct field, product, industry-focused, and digital service design teams in a pre-sales environment.

Solutions consultants develop and enhance application prototypes and directly demonstrate to clients about how solutions work and what they provide through architectural or technical workshops that train them on the solutions. They serve as subject matter experts on their relevant systems and software, and elevate issues outside of their scope to upper management and supervisors and document and present technical solutions that align with their client’s business problems.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.9 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.9 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Consultant Solutions Salaries

Average Base Pay

$83,325 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $83K
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Consultant Solutions Career Path

Learn how to become a Consultant Solutions, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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SAP Package Solution Consultant
Dec 17, 2020

“Learning @IBM is the best to work and Learning opportunity only IBM is able to provide.”

Solution Consultant
Nov 21, 2021

“On our way to being the next Salesforce or Oracle but with better work life balance”

Senior Solutions Consultant
Aug 1, 2019

“Healthcare benefits could be better but I don't pay monthly so can't complain!”

Dell TechnologiesDell Technologies
Senior Solutions Consultant
Mar 22, 2021

“Only had one slightly iffy boss in 12 years here; the others have all been great.”

Senior Solutions Consultant
Jan 18, 2021

“Good pay (base + really good commission once you get the hang of it.”

Senior Solutions Consultant
Sep 13, 2019

“If you work at it you can negotiate good pay but you have to drive this.”

New RelicNew Relic
Solutions Consultant
Nov 23, 2021

“There's no career progression and they keep promising but not materializing what they saying so a bunch of people left.”

Associate Solution Advisory
Nov 26, 2021

“Great to work and good work life balance”

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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a solutions consultant

When working as a solutions consultant, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft CRM, Consulting Experience, Windows Azure, and Requirements Gathering.

The most similar professions to solutions consultant are:
  • Business Consultant
  • Consultant
  • Management Consultant
  • Enterprise Architect

The most common qualifications to become a solutions consultant include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.