Information Technology (IT) Assistant Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Information Technology (IT) Assistant is $14.44 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Web Development and Windows 2003 Server.
Information Technology (IT) Assistant Salary (?
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$27,414 - $58,550
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MEDIAN: $38,065
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Information Technology (IT) Assistant Salary (?
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$9.77 - $20.09
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,414 - $58,550  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,408  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $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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$22,371 - $51,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 418
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $20.09  
   
Overtime
$12.08 - $33.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,408  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $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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$22,371 - $51,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 515
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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 Difference By Location

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Chicago
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Los Angeles
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Portland
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$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

Web Development
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Windows 2003 Server
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Network Management / Administration
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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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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Job Satisfaction

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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: 43% employee benefits None: 24%