Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salary

Pay for Information Technology Coordinators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $47K annually. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Information Technology Coordinators spread between $32K and $68K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Information Technology Coordinators (67 percent) survey respondents are male. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$33,249 - $70,249
(Median)
$33K
$47K
$70K
MEDIAN: $47,485
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$13.25 - $26.52
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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
$33,249 - $70,249  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,808  
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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$31,528 - $67,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 661
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.25 - $26.52  
   
Overtime
$17.76 - $43.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,808  
   
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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$31,528 - $67,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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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 13 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Web Design, Help Desk / Desktop Support, and Help Desk / Desktop Support. Most people 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.


Information Technology Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $41K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average 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


With a pay rate for Information Technology Coordinators that is 30 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 (+26 percent), Houston (+20 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and San Antonio (+14 percent). In Miami, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up 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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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
0%

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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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 235 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: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%
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