Median pay for Information Technologists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $53K per year. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Information Technologists who answered the questionnnaire. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$32,934 - $82,176
$33K
$53K
$82K
MEDIAN: $53,360
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90%

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$10.24 - $36.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,934 - $82,176  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $11,920  
Total Pay (?
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$25,667 - $80,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $36.40  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$493.16 - $11,920  
   
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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$25,667 - $80,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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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.


Information Technologists generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $41K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $54K. Information Technologists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $70K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $97K.

Key Stats for Information Technologist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Information Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 103%

Experienced
up arrow 47%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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