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Pay Trends for Information Technology Jobs

Updated January 17, 2018

With the necessity to store and share data in today’s economy, information technology jobs can be found in every industry. From getting a website built to making a computer network more secure, workers with IT job skills provide key support to many businesses. Job titles include software developer, database administrator and computer help desk specialist.

Wage Growth for Information Technology Jobs, Q4 2017


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The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.

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