Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Salary

Information Technology Project Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $58K annually on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,158 - $83,266
(Median)
$39K
$58K
$83K
MEDIAN: $57,917
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$16.01 - $40.52
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$16
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,158 - $83,266  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,200  
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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$37,833 - $85,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 287
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.01 - $40.52  
   
Overtime
$21.95 - $53.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,200  
   
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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$37,833 - $85,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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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


Survey results show that Information Technology Project Coordinators use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Project Coordinating, Microsoft Project, Project Management, 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 Information Technology Support. It is often found that people who know Project Coordinating are 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. The average beginner in this position makes around $53K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $64K. On average, Information Technology Project Coordinators make $68K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $70K.

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). Falling short of the national average by 17 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Denver. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Washington and 2 percent less in Dallas, 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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National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Project Coordinator Salaries

Project Coordinating
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Microsoft Project
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National Average
$57,000

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 73 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%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 20%
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