Information Technology (IT) Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Information Technology Coordinators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $48K per year. Total cash compensation to Information Technology Coordinators approaches anywhere from $32K on the lower end to $68K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $4K from profit sharing. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Information Technology Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the majority of Information Technology Coordinators (69 percent) survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance.

$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 sometimes assume positions such as Information Technology Directors. That role pays $102K per year on average. It is quite typical for Information Technology Coordinators to transition into roles as Information Technology Managers or Systems Administrators, where reported median earnings are $31K and $10K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Coordinator


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. 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. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include 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. Most people who know Microsoft Office 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. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $41K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $48K. 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 $57K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,634

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

Columbus offers some of the highest pay in the country for Information Technology Coordinators, 29 percent above the national average. Information Technology Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+23 percent), Boston (+22 percent), Houston (+19 percent), and Denver (+16 percent). Trailing the national average by 12 percent, Pittsburgh is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around 8 percent less in Washington and 4 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
$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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