An Information Technology (IT) Assistant earns an average wage of $14.13 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Information Technology (IT) Assistant Total Pay (?
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$26,390 - $58,258
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MEDIAN: $37,800
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Information Technology (IT) Assistant Total Pay (?
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$9.71 - $19.93
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,390 - $58,258  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,951  
Profit Sharing
$1,350 - $4,000  
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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$22,000 - $51,521  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 838
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $19.93  
   
Overtime
$12.11 - $33.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,951  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,350 - $4,000  
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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$22,000 - $51,521  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 838
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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Assistant
Information technology (IT) assistants are in charge of helping with the day-to-day tasks in the systems department of their organization. They are responsible for monitoring different support ticket systems and following up to ensure prompt resolution of issues. In addition, they must maintain and update current and new software across networks and operating systems.
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Information Technology (IT) Assistant Tasks
  • Coordinate calls with information technology (IT) vendors and providers.
  • Configure and maintain equipment like PCs, printers, scanners, phones, and network equipment.
  • Assist with installation, troubleshooting and support for hardware, software, and networks.
  • Troubleshoot, document, and resolve technical issues with local and remote equipment.
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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Assistant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Portland
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$33,000
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$33,000

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Assistant Salaries

Network Management / Administration
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Help Desk / Desktop Support
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Computer Hardware Technician
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National Average
$33,000
Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Microsoft Office
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Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 25%
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