Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Salary

Information Technology Project Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $57K per year on average. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women Information Technology Project Coordinators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most Information Technology Project Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$38,659 - $82,398
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$39K
$57K
$82K
MEDIAN: $57,360
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$16.32 - $42.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,659 - $82,398  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,277  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Commission
$2,500  
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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$37,812 - $85,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 299
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.32 - $42.87  
   
Overtime
$22.64 - $53.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,277  
   
Commission
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$37,812 - $85,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator

An information technologies (IT) project coordinator is the person within the chain of command of a larger IT company that is responsible for making sure that multiple projects are meeting production deadlines. The coordinator acts as a link between the company's senior management and the different project managers working to develop new technology. They may meet with their company's accounting department, senior managers, and/or clients that have questions about how projects are progressing. The project coordinator maintains a database of information related to the various projects so that any questions can be answered and to ensure that these projects remain on schedule until completion.

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Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Tasks

  • Handle basic administration functions and provide analysis and documentation of certain project aspects.
  • Act as a liaison between end users and IT staff.
  • Coordinate meetings and manage detailed project plans to support software/hardware.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator


Information Technology Project Coordinators report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Coordinating, Information Technology Support, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Sharepoint Server and Project Management. Those proficient in Project Coordinating are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Project.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Project 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 Project Coordinators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $54K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $63K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $66K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Information Technology Project Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $71K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,390

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

For those looking to make money, Information Technology Project Coordinators in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Information Technology Project Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+27 percent), Atlanta (+23 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and Minneapolis (+10 percent). With compensation 16 percent below the national average, Denver is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Portland and Chicago (6 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Reviews

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

Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator in Atlanta:
"High Intensity."
Pros: The exposure and experience to different types of technology was nice and a great experience.
Cons: There is no ladder to climb or incentives to do better at your job. Raises are dependent upon available money determined by politicians, which usually never happens. Employees take on additional responsibilities of individuals that leave the agency but those employees are never compensated for the additional work that they take on. We receive comp time but are criticized when we try to use it, and when we do we come back to a pile of work.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Salaries

Project Coordinating
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National Average
$57,000

Microsoft Project
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Project Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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