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Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salary

Information Technology Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $47K annually. In the world of Information Technology Coordinators, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $4K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $31K and $67K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Male Information Technology Coordinators are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 69 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction for Information Technology Coordinators is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.
$32,733 - $69,533
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,733 - $69,533  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,909  
Profit Sharing
$0.34 - $4,404  
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$31,250 - $66,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 630
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$12.86 - $27.37  
   
Overtime
$17.55 - $44.26  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.34 - $4,404  
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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$31,250 - $66,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 252
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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Coordinator

An information technology (IT) coordinator is normally the backbone of all computer-related technology within an organization or project. In larger organizations, this coordinator may be assigned to individual projects by an organization; in smaller companies, the IT coordinator may work across multiple projects or departments.

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Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Tasks

  • Coordinate contractors and equipment or resource allocation.
  • Manage and maintain the computer network and database.
  • Provide customer service support and end-user training via phone and the internet.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair hardware or software issues, and install updates or applications.
  • Compile performance or sales data and report on trends and potential improvements.

Common Career Paths for Information Technology (IT) Coordinator


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Though not the most common occurrence, Information Technology Coordinators sometimes become Information Technology Directors, where the average income is $100K per year. Information Technology Coordinators moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Information Technology Managers or Information Technology Specialists. The median paychecks in those roles are $31K higher and $3K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Coordinator


Information Technology Coordinators seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Network Management / Administration, Microsoft Access, and Information Technology Support are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 16 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Web Design, Help Desk / Desktop Support, and Help Desk / Desktop Support. Those proficient in Microsoft Office are, more often than not, also skilled in Help Desk / Desktop Support and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2).

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Information Technology Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $41K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $46K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $54K in this role. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $55K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Information Technology Coordinators in Columbus enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 34 percent above the national average. Information Technology Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+25 percent), Houston (+19 percent), Philadelphia (+16 percent), and San Antonio (+14 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Information Technology Coordinators in Pittsburgh earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Miami (15 percent lower) and Phoenix (14 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salaries





Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Web Development
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$45,000

Workstation Lan
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Web Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 237 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%