Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Salary

An average Information Technology Project Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $58K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Information Technology Project Coordinators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$16.11 - $40.47

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,189 - $83,209  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,224  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $4,958  
Total Pay (?
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$38,104 - $85,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 289
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $40.47  
   
Overtime
$21.95 - $53.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,224  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $4,958  
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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$38,104 - $85,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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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 diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Coordinating, Microsoft Project, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Sharepoint Server, Information Technology Support, and Microsoft Excel. The majority of those who know Project Coordinating also know 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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $53K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $63K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Information Technology Project Coordinators make a median salary of $68K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Information Technology Project Coordinators, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 29 percent above the national average. Information Technology Project Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Charlotte (+27 percent), Atlanta (+23 percent), Minneapolis (+18 percent), and Boston (+17 percent). The lowest-paying market is Denver, which sits 17 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Washington and Dallas (9 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 20%
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