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Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salary

Information Technology Coordinators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $47K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $5K and $4K, respectively — total cash payment to Information Technology Coordinators can bottom out near $31K or peak near $67K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Male Information Technology Coordinators who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (67 percent) are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$32,986 - $70,213
(Median)
$33K
$47K
$70K
MEDIAN: $47,186
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$12.97 - $27.22
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$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,986 - $70,213  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,812  
Profit Sharing
$100.04 - $3,500  
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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$31,217 - $67,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 663
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $27.22  
   
Overtime
$17.69 - $43.65  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,812  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.04 - $3,500  
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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$31,217 - $67,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 287

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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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Information Technology Coordinators do not often transition into Information Technology Director roles. The role averages $101K per year. Information Technology Coordinators typically move into roles as Information Technology Managers or Systems Administrators, and those positions pay $31K more and $10K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Coordinator


Survey results imply that Information Technology Coordinators deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, System Administration, Microsoft Access, and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 15 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Web Design, Help Desk / Desktop Support, and Help Desk / Desktop Support. Those familiar with Microsoft Office also tend to know 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.


For many Information Technology Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $41K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $47K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $53K. Information Technology Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $55K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Information Technology Coordinators that is 34 percent greater than the national average, Columbus offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Information Technology Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+25 percent), Houston (+20 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and San Antonio (+16 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, Miami is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around 14 percent less in Phoenix and 7 percent less in San Diego, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salaries


System Administration
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Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Web Development
0%

National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Excel
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Workstation Lan
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Windows Support
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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 243 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%
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