Pay for Information Technology Coordinators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $48K per year. Total cash compensation to Information Technology Coordinators approaches anywhere from $32K on the lower end to $66K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $6K from bonuses and upwards of $4K from profit sharing. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Information Technology Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$34,217 - $68,184
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$34K
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MEDIAN: $48,451
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$14.26 - $26.53
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,217 - $68,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,860  
Profit Sharing
$705 - $3,830  
Total Pay (?
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$31,943 - $66,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 427
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Hourly Rate
$14.26 - $26.53  
   
Overtime
$18.59 - $42.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,860  
   
Profit Sharing
$705 - $3,830  
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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$31,943 - $66,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 232
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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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For Information Technology Coordinators, progressing to an Information Technology Director role may result in a significant raise. On average, an Information Technology Director can earn $103K annually. It is quite typical for Information Technology Coordinators to transition into roles as Information Technology Managers or Systems Administrators, where reported median earnings are $32K and $10K higher per year.

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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, Help Desk / Desktop Support, Microsoft Access, and Web Development 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. Those familiar with Help Desk / Desktop Support also tend to know Network Management / Administration and Windows Support. People who know Microsoft Office usually 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Information Technology Coordinators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. 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 $47K. Information Technology Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $52K. As Information Technology Coordinators reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $60K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,469

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

Information Technology Coordinators will find that Denver offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 30 percent. Information Technology Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+29 percent), San Antonio (+15 percent), New York (+13 percent), and Houston (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 18 percent, Austin is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Miami and Pittsburgh (16 percent lower and 12 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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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Project Management
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Information Technology (IT) Support
0%

Microsoft Office
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Windows Support
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National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Excel
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Workstation Lan
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Network Management / Administration
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Help Desk / Desktop Support
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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