What does a SAP Consultant do?

SAP consultants provide support, training, and guidance for projects and initiatives involving SAP (Systems Applications and Products) software programs and systems. They generally provide these services as a freelancer or independent contractor. They may be enlisted to assist with the planning, development, implementation, or maintenance of a particular system or program. They analyze organizational needs, pinpoint primary objectives or challenges, and recommend SAP-based solutions. They provide troubleshooting and tech support services, and may create user guides or other support materials and documentation.

SAP consultants typically have a bachelor’s degree in a computer science discipline. They must have extensive hands-on experience with SAP systems and programs. These roles require excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and good project management capabilities. Proficiency with programming languages is an advantage.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.8 ★
Avg. Experience5-7 years

SAP Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹7,00,000 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: ₹7L
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SAP Consultant Career Path

Learn how to become a SAP Consultant, 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 Consultant Insights

Read what SAP Consultant professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
SAP QM Consultant
26 Mar 2021

“I could not find any serious issue there but i could say growth opportunities are little less comparatively.”

Senior SAP Basis Administrator
16 Jun 2020

“Good working environment.Job security is there.Will bring the best out of you.Have the flexibility of working from home.”

SAP Consultant
14 May 2021

“Good and nice to work”

SAP Consultant
28 Oct 2021

“nothing to say all are good and best place for career growing”

HCL TechnologiesHCL Technologies
SAP Basis Consultant
21 Sep 2021

“Salary Hike and is not good and also no promotion”

Kaar TechnologiesKaar Technologies
SAP Consultant
24 Nov 2020


SAP Basis Consultant
31 Jul 2019

“Getting good opportunities to work in various technologies which helps us to grow in career wise as well as knowledge wise.”

Cognizant Technology SolutionsCognizant Technology Solutions
12 Jan 2021

“Good and friendly environment to work with.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a sap consultant

When working as a sap consultant, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are SAP PP QM, Azure, Configuration, Windows Server and Consulting.

The most similar professions to sap consultant are:
  • Enterprise Developer
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Consultant

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