Information Technologist Salary

Information Technologists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $54K per year. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Information Technologists — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Although roughly a fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Information Technologists greatly outnumber their female counterparts.

$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 (?
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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.


Information Technologists who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $46K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $47K. Information Technologists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $66K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $97K.

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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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