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Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Salary (United States)

The average Information Technology Project Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $57K per year. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Close to one-fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and a strong majority claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women make up a slight majority of Information Technology Project Coordinators (58 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Salary (?
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$38,632 - $84,560
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MEDIAN: $57,060
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Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Salary (?
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$15.63 - $39.88
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,632 - $84,560  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $3,598  
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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$35,957 - $85,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.63 - $39.88  
   
Overtime
$16.15 - $55.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $3,598  
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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$35,957 - $85,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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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 only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Project Coordinating, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Microsoft Sharepoint Server, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. Those familiar with Project Coordinating also tend to 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.
For Information Technology Project Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $51K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $64K. For Information Technology Project Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $67K. Information Technology Project Coordinators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $69K.

Pay Difference By Location

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$56,000
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For those looking to make money, Information Technology Project Coordinators in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 32 percent above the national average. Information Technology Project Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+8 percent). In Dallas, salaries are 18 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Denver and 7 percent less in Washington, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$56,000

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Salaries

Project Coordinating
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Microsoft Project
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National Average
$56,000
Microsoft Excel
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Project Management
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 21%