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Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salary

For Information Technology Coordinators, yearly average wages total $47K annually. Total incomes of Information Technology Coordinators incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $4K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $31K and $67K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 67 percent of Information Technology Coordinators are male. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Information Technology Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,049 - $70,231
(Median)
$33K
$47K
$70K
MEDIAN: $47,322
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$13.00 - $27.10
(Median)
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,049 - $70,231  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,818  
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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$31,205 - $67,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 662
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $27.10  
   
Overtime
$17.93 - $43.98  
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 - $4,818  
   
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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$31,205 - $67,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 292
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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. A common career progression for an Information Technology Coordinator is to become an Information Technology Manager or a Systems Administrator. Compared to Information Technology Coordinators, the first group earns $31K more on average, and the second group earns $10K more.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Coordinator


Information Technology Coordinators report using a large range 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 14 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Web Design, Help Desk / Desktop Support, and Help Desk / Desktop Support. The majority of those who know Help Desk / Desktop Support also 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. 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. For Information Technology Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $53K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $55K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 34 percent, Information Technology Coordinators in Columbus receive some of the highest pay in the country. 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 (+14 percent). Miami ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 15 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Phoenix and San Diego (14 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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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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Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1)
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Web Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 240 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
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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