Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Assistant Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Information Technology Assistants come in at around $14.25 per hour on average. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and over one-half claim dental coverage as well. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Information Technology Assistants who responded to the questionnaire — 80 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Information Technology Assistants is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,772 - $50,150
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MEDIAN: $37,730
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$9.90 - $19.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,772 - $50,150  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
Profit Sharing
$6,125  
Total Pay (?
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$21,211 - $47,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $19.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$12.83 - $29.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,125  
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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$21,211 - $47,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 211

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,468

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Information Technology Assistants in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Information Technology Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+29 percent), Burlington (+26 percent), New York (+21 percent), and Dallas (+18 percent). Houston ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 12 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Assistant

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
9%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Assistant Salaries

Windows 2003 Server
▲22%

Network Management / Administration
▲6%

Network Support
▲4%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼2%

Computer Hardware Technician
▼2%


Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼3%

Customer Service
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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