Information Technology (IT) Intern Salary

The average Information Technology Intern in the United States earns approximately $14.64 per hour. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are far more male Information Technology Interns survey respondents than women, making up 83 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Close to one-fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and close to a seventh collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$22,177 - $59,792
(Median)
$22K
$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $38,746
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$9.75 - $21.15
(Median)
$9
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$22,177 - $59,792  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,078  
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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$20,441 - $49,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.75 - $21.15  
   
Overtime
$14.56 - $30.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,078  
   
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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$20,441 - $49,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 353
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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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For Information Technology Interns, progressing to a Senior Software Engineer role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Senior Software Engineer can earn $93K annually. Information Technology Interns typically move into roles as Software Engineers or Systems Administrators, and those positions pay $45K more and $24K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Intern


Information Technology Interns seem to exploit a large range of 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, 28 percent, and 19 percent, respectively. Those listing Help Desk / Desktop Support as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Cisco Networking and Computer Hardware Technician also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Java are, more often than not, also skilled in HTML.

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

Project Management
up arrow 33%

JavaScript
up arrow 28%

C++
up arrow 19%

C#
up arrow 8%

.NET
up arrow 5%

Java
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 6%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 15%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 18%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
37%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 21% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 77%
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