An Information Technology Officer earns an average salary of AU$55,605 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$40,837 - AU$78,758
AU$41K
AU$56K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$56,429
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50%
90%
AU$17.88 - AU$35.23
AU$18
AU$26
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$25.59
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90%
AU$0AU$78K
Salary AU$40,837 - AU$78,758
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,757
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
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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AU$40,774 - AU$78,443
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 132
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$17.88 - AU$35.23
Overtime AU$43.98
Annual Data AU$0AU$78K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,757
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
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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AU$40,774 - AU$78,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Information Technology Officer

Information technology officers are in charge of developing and implementing technology solutions in their organization. They are responsible for reviewing and approving new information technology (IT) alternatives to increase company productivity. One of the information technology officer's main responsibilities is evaluating data needs and security strategies. They also complete detailed reports about security requirements, suggest possible changes, participate in end user training sessions, and create coaching opportunities for junior staff. Information technology officers also prepare documentation for future reference among the IT team.

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Information Technology Officer Tasks

  • Develop plans for IT projects, determining factors such as project scope, specifications, costs, work plans, and materials.
  • Manage the implementation of projects relating to a company's software, hardware, networks, or other IT systems.
  • Monitor the security of IT systems and keep security programs up to date.
  • Oversee technical staff working on projects, assigning tasks and ensuring work is on schedule and within budget.

Common Career Paths for Information Technology Officer


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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Officer

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Information Technology Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$69,000 based on 29 salaries. An Information Technology Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$56,190

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Key Stats for Information Technology Officer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Information Technology Officer Salaries

▲23%

▲8%

▲4%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Information Technology Officer Salaries


National Average
AU$56,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%