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Information Technology (IT) Intern Salary

Median pay for Information Technology Interns in the United States is around $14.63 per hour. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Information Technology Interns far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. About one in five report receiving medical coverage from their employers and around a seventh collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,234 - $59,656
(Median)
$22K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,053
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$9.63 - $20.98
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$22,234 - $59,656  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,031  
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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$20,232 - $49,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.63 - $20.98  
   
Overtime
$14.57 - $33.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,031  
   
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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$20,232 - $49,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 343

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Intern

  • Configure, maintain, and update computers, servers, and software.
  • Conduct troubleshooting and problem identifications tasks.
  • Work in groups to accomplish assigned tasks like trend analysis, quality improvements, and deployment of systems.
  • Write summaries or reports of projects, including calendars and meeting notes.

Common Career Paths for Information Technology (IT) Intern


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As Information Technology Interns transition into upper-level roles such as Senior Software Engineer, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Senior Software Engineers earn $93K on average per year. Information Technology Interns moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Software Engineers or Systems Administrators. The median paychecks in those roles are $44K higher and $24K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Intern


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Lucky workers who know JavaScript can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 28 percent above average. C# and C++ are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 11 percent and 28 percent. Those listing Help Desk / Desktop Support as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Cisco Networking and HTML also typically command lower compensation. Employees educated in Java are typically practiced in Microsoft Office, too.

Information Technology (IT) Intern Reviews

What is it like working as an Information Technology (IT) Intern?

Information Technology (IT) Intern in Kirkland:
"Great Career Path."
Pros: Learning that being part of an IT team means to bring the best technology to end users.
Cons: When things fail that are beyond your control despite the plans, policies, and systems in place to prevent failure.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Intern Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%


National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Intern Salaries

JavaScript
up arrow 28%

C++
up arrow 11%

C#
up arrow 11%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

National Average
$31,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 6%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 6%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 17%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
36%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 78%
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