Information Technology (IT) Intern Salary

Average Information Technology Interns in the United States make around $14.67 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. For the most part, Information Technology Interns enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Information Technology Interns (82 percent) who took the survey are men. Medical benefits are awarded to about one in five, and close to one-seventh earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$22,503 - $60,439
(Median)
$23K
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$60K
MEDIAN: $40,084
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$9.80 - $21.55
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$22,503 - $60,439  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
Profit Sharing
$625  
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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$20,480 - $49,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $21.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.56 - $35.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
   
Profit Sharing
$625  
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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$20,480 - $49,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 403
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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Intern

An information technology (IT) intern is responsible for assisting all operations in the IT department. IT interns may handle a wide variety of duties depending on the specific position and their hiring organization. For example, they may handle product setup and configuration, prepare and verify IT-related reports, conduct troubleshooting and user support, and help with hardware and software upgrades. Additionally, IT interns may work on short- and long-term projects within their organization's IT department.

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Information Technology (IT) Intern Tasks

  • 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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Information Technology Interns sometimes assume positions such as Information Technology Project Managers. That role pays $86K per year on average. It is quite typical for Information Technology Interns to transition into roles as Software Engineers or Systems Administrators, where reported median earnings are $46K and $24K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Intern


Information Technology Interns seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Project Management, JavaScript, and C++ are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 33 percent, 23 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. Those listing Cascading Style Sheets as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Cisco Networking and Computer Hardware Technician also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Java also tend to know HTML.

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

Information Technology (IT) Intern in Seattle:
Pros: The pay and reputation for the company are respectable. Benefits are excellent. Hours on many teams are somewhat flexible.
Cons: The company is in constant stress about shareholders and this creates a tense environment throughout the organization, as cost-cutting measures are thrown out without much thought for long-term impact. Cost-cutting also means cutting/moving jobs year after year, which has reduced morale significantly among those who remain in the region.

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 18%


National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Intern Salaries

Project Management
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JavaScript
up arrow 23%

C++
up arrow 14%

C#
up arrow 8%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
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HTML
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National Average
$31,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
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Network Management / Administration
up arrow 6%

Computer Service
up arrow 13%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 15%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 15%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
35%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 78%
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