Information Technologist Salary

The average Information Technologist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $56K per year. Although slightly less than a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Information Technologists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,008 - $107,906
(Median)
$33K
$56K
$110K
MEDIAN: $56,398
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$11.47 - $35.23
(Median)
$11
$18
$35
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$33,008 - $107,906  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,960  
Total Pay (?
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$31,108 - $101,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $35.23  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.78  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,960  
   
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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$31,108 - $101,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. During the first five years of their careers, Information Technologists see a median income of $47K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $48K. Information Technologists see a median salary of $65K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 85%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 22%
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