Information Technologist Salary

Earnings for Information Technologists in the United States come in at around $54K annually on average. While some workers in this profession — one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Male Information Technologists are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Information Technologists are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average.

$32,941 - $103,019
(Median)
$33K
$54K
$100K
MEDIAN: $54,352
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$11.64 - $35.82
(Median)
$12
$18
$36
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,941 - $103,019  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,581 - $96,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.64 - $35.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,581 - $96,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Job Description for Information Technologist

Information technologists are employed by a variety of business chains/offices which require large numbers of computers to function, and their essential responsibility is to keep all computers and technological infrastructure updated and functioning properly. Resolving technical issues on a moderate scale is also part of the job, as it keeps the company technologically-competitive on a larger scale. Hardware and software issues, IT systems, cabling, and routers are also part of the regular work routine.

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Information Technologist Tasks

  • Provide technical support to staff by answering questions and addressing concerns.
  • Establish technological security procedures and govern data and information systems.
  • Orchestrate the technological efficiency of an organization, including computer performance, communications, and networking.
  • Perform installation of computer hardware and communications networks.

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Information Technologists. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $46K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $47K. Information Technologists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $66K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $97K on average.

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Experience Affects Information Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 90%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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