Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Assistant Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Information Technology Assistants is around $14.18 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one-third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by slightly more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,925 - $48,816
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MEDIAN: $36,544
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$9.86 - $19.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,925 - $48,816  
   
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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$21,048 - $46,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $19.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$11.92 - $29.58  
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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$21,048 - $46,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 219

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,043

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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 33 percent. Entry-Level Information Technology Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+31 percent), Burlington (+28 percent), New York (+22 percent), and Dallas (+20 percent). Houston is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 10 percent.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Assistant

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
9%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Assistant Salaries

Windows 2003 Server
▲24%

Network Management / Administration
▲8%

Network Support
▲6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

National Average
$32,000

Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼1%

Computer Hardware Technician
▼1%


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

Customer Service
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 33%
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