Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salary

An average Information Technology Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $48K per year. Overall cash earnings for Information Technology Coordinators stretch from $32K on the lower end to $67K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K from bonuses and $4K from profit sharing. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up the majority of Information Technology Coordinators (68 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Information Technology Coordinators. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part.

$33,122 - $70,124
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$33K
$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $47,506
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$13.39 - $26.50
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$13
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,122 - $70,124  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,800  
Profit Sharing
$0.41 - $3,512  
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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$31,641 - $67,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 668
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.39 - $26.50  
   
Overtime
$17.86 - $44.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,800  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.41 - $3,512  
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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$31,641 - $67,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 280
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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 $101K per year. Information Technology Coordinators moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Information Technology Managers or Systems Administrators. The median paychecks in those roles are $31K higher and $10K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Coordinator


Information Technology Coordinators seem to wield many 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 13 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Web Design, Help Desk / Desktop Support, and Help Desk / Desktop Support. For most people, competency in Help Desk / Desktop Support indicates knowledge of Windows Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Coordinator

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $41K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $47K. Information Technology Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $53K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $55K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Information Technology Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Columbus has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Information Technology Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+26 percent), Houston (+20 percent), Austin (+18 percent), and Boston (+17 percent). Miami is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 15 percent. Washington and San Diego are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 7 percent less than the median.

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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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Network Management / Administration
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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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
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National Average
$45,000

Workstation Lan
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Windows Support
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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 230 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

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: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%
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