Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $51K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $67K annually on average.
Earning about $70K per year on average, Senior Information Technology Auditors receive the most money, followed by Training Specialists ($44K annually).
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Systems Auditors have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $72K per year. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrators with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $68K annually. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Norwegian Cruise Lines come out on top, and their salaries approach $54K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be SAP Business Intelligence; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $100K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; nearly one in seven consider it a key competency. Other top skills include IT Risk, BusinessObjects, and Sarbanes-Oxley.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one-half of survey participants receiving paid vacation and over a third of workers receiving sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of respondents use it to save for retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of employees, and a solid majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include life insurance, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.