Information Technologist Salary

Median pay for Information Technologists in the United States is around $54K annually. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 67 percent of Information Technologists are male. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,421 - $77,941
$33K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $53,793
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$10.19 - $36.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,421 - $77,941  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$29,015 - $78,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $36.63  
   
Overtime
$32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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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$29,015 - $78,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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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

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

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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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $42K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $55K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $70K in this role. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $97K.

Key Stats for Information Technologist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Information Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲98%

Experienced
▲43%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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