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Information Technologist Salary

For Information Technologists, annual average wages total $56K per year. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 80 percent of Information Technologists are male. Most Information Technologists are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance.
$33,272 - $108,852
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MEDIAN: $56,229
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$33,272 - $108,852  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
Total Pay (?
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$32,662 - $108,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $45.34  
   
Overtime
$16.65 - $29.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $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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$32,662 - $108,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $50K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $52K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $60K. Six-figure salaries aren't unusual for professionals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience; median compensation for this group sits in the range of $103K.

Experience Affects Information Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 92%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 19%