Median pay for Entry-Level Information Technology Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $14.47 per hour. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 81 percent of Entry-Level Information Technology Assistants are male. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and a little over a half claim dental coverage as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,849 - $49,776
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,385
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90%

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$9.92 - $19.49
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,849 - $49,776  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,825  
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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$21,347 - $47,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $19.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$12.89 - $30.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,825  
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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$21,347 - $47,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 232
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,624

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Entry-Level Information Technology Assistants will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 34 percent. Entry-Level Information Technology Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+29 percent), Burlington (+26 percent), New York (+22 percent), and Dallas (+17 percent). With compensation 11 percent below the national average, Miami is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Assistant Salaries

Windows 2003 Server
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Network Support
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Network Management / Administration
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National Average
$33,000

Computer Hardware Technician
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Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Office
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Microsoft Excel
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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