Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Information Technology Coordinators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $48K 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 $32K and $68K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of Information Technology Coordinators (69 percent) survey respondents are male. The majority of Information Technology Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half.

$33,576 - $70,682
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$34K
$48K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,015
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$14.04 - $26.58
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,576 - $70,682  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,086  
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $3,606  
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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$31,970 - $68,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 731
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.04 - $26.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$18.09 - $43.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,086  
   
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $3,606  
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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$31,970 - $68,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 314
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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 $102K per year. When Information Technology Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Information Technology Managers or Systems Administrators. Those roles pay an additional $31K and $10K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Coordinator


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in System Administration, Project Management, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Help Desk / Desktop Support are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 9 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Web Design, Help Desk / Desktop Support, and Help Desk / Desktop Support. Most people skilled in Help Desk / Desktop Support are similarly competent in Network Management / Administration and Windows Support. Those who learned Microsoft Office also tend to know Windows Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Coordinator

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $41K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $48K. Information Technology Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $53K. Information Technology Coordinators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $57K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,634

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Information Technology Coordinators will find that Columbus offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 29 percent. Information Technology Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Austin (+23 percent), Boston (+22 percent), Houston (+19 percent), and Denver (+16 percent). With compensation 12 percent below the national average, Pittsburgh is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Washington and San Diego (8 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salaries


System Administration
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Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Microsoft Access
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Network Management / Administration
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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National Average
$46,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Support
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Workstation Lan
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Web Development
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Web Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 231 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

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: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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