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Information Technology (IT) Intern Salary

Pay for Information Technology Interns in the United States sits in the ballpark of $14.59 per hour. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 83 percent of Information Technology Interns are male. Medical benefits are awarded to close to a fifth, and around a seventh earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,294 - $59,532
(Median)
$22K
$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $39,384
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$9.62 - $21.01
(Median)
$9
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$22,294 - $59,532  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,023  
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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$20,228 - $49,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $21.01  
   
Overtime
$14.58 - $30.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,023  
   
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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$20,228 - $49,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 351
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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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Information Technology Interns' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Senior Software Engineer. The average Senior Software Engineer brings home $93K per year. The most common next step for an Information Technology Intern is to become a Software Engineer or a Systems Administrator. The former position pays an additional $45K per year on average, and the latter position pays $24K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Intern


Survey results imply that Information Technology Interns deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at 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 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 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 15%


National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Intern Salaries

JavaScript
up arrow 28%

C++
up arrow 11%

C#
up arrow 11%

Java
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 3%

.NET
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 58 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
0%

Common Health Benefits

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