What does an Implementation Consultant do?

Implementation consultants help clients handle the implementation processes after performing business analysis. They design and run tests, document project requirements, prepare disaster recovery plans, validate requirements, and collaborate with sales teams on design proposals. They provide product recommendations and configurations and their technical experience for integrations and to develop coding and sound technical solutions.

Implementation consultants ensure proactive communication occurs with clients and internal staff and manage enhancement requirements and escalations. They provide technical, business, consulting, and product expertise to customers and advise on comprehensive solutions they can deliver to the market. They facilitate technical discussions and whiteboarding for project integrations and technical solutions from one to many applications. Implementation consultants need a master's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or an equivalent and a decade or more of experience delivering commercial products via service organizations.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Implementation Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

$5,200 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $5K
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Implementation Consultant Career Path

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Journal TechnologiesJournal Technologies
Implementation Consultant
2 Sep 2020

“You really get pushed to learn a lot and there are great resources provided to do that.”

Implementation Consultant
7 Oct 2021

“Not good for career growth if you are seeking a job to enhance your coding skills.”

MercuryGate InternationalMercuryGate International
Implementation Consultant
12 Dec 2019

“If you are looking to expand your contacts within the transportation industry there are many opportunities to meet industry leaders.”

Implementation Consultant
29 Jun 2021

“Low Salary and benefit.”

Oakland SystemsOakland Systems
Implementation Executive
30 Sep 2021

“But I got confirmed within 4 months and received a salary hike twice within 6 months.”

Fast EnterprisesFast Enterprises
Implementation Consultant
12 Feb 2021

“I didn't really enjoy the Fast employees and didn't often get any help to get things done.”

Senior Implementation Consultant
6 Mar 2021

“They call out people regularly who do good work and they created a one team mentality.”

World Fashion ExchangeWorld Fashion Exchange
Implementation Consultant
1 Jul 2021

“great for starting your career and learning”

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