Team Leader, IT Salary

Earnings for IT Team Leaders in the United States come in at around $84K annually on average. In the world of IT Team Leaders, overall income ranges from $33K near the bottom to $126K at the top; this can include more than $16K from bonuses and more than $9K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but tenure and the particular employer are influential factors as well. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most IT Team Leaders survey respondents are men (78 percent). The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$52,690 - $126,197
$53K
$85K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,371
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$9.69 - $33.62
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$34
MEDIAN: $18.04
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$0$130K
Salary $52,690 - $126,197
Bonus $498.67 - $17,542
Profit Sharing $367.45 - $8,443
Total Pay (?
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$34,527 - $130,830
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 790
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $9.69 - $33.62
Hourly Tips $0.33
Overtime $13.23 - $51.76
Annual Data $0$130K
Bonus $498.67 - $17,542
Profit Sharing $367.45 - $8,443
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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$34,527 - $130,830
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 210

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Job Description for Team Leader, IT

IT team leaders generally work either for companies which operate in the IT field or companies in a variety of fields which simply require IT assistance. This job covers an abundance of duties, and some common tasks may include designing, installing, and maintaining security and other IT systems, creating software and hardware, managing a website, carrying out data collection, managing search engine advertising, automating tasks, and providing general technical support to end-users and employees in other departments.

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Team Leader, IT Tasks

  • Execute technical strategies to increase efficiency and service.
  • Interface with other departments to resolve complex or emergent operational problems.
  • Supervise IT personnel in scheduling and completing tasks and status reports, assisting with problem escalation.
  • Manage resource allocation to scope and estimate user requests by determining their impact and costs.

Common Career Paths for Team Leader, IT


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At the upper end, IT Team Leaders who move into a Solutions Architect role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Solutions Architects is a much higher $119K per year. Becoming an Information Technology Project Manager or an Information Technology Manager is often the next step for an IT Team Leader.

Team Leader, IT Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Team Leader, IT


Although salaries only range from $72K to just $99K, Accenture Technology Solutions still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $81K.

InfoSys Limited offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $71K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $62K to $93K.

Popular Skills for Team Leader, IT


IT Team Leaders report using a large range of skills on the job. Lucky workers who know C# Programming Language can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 26 percent above average. Internet Information Server (IIS) and Agile Software Development are also correlated to pay that is above average, looking at an increase of 26 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people who know Microsoft Office also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Team Leader, IT

Pay by Experience for a Team Leader, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Team Leader, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 185 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Team Leader, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 322 salaries. An experienced Team Leader, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 297 salaries. A Team Leader, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 92 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,211

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, IT Team Leaders in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 91 percent above the national average. IT Team Leaders can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+40 percent), New York (+30 percent), Washington (+29 percent), and St. Louis (+23 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Phoenix, 5 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Philadelphia (3 percent lower) and Dallas (2 percent lower).

Team Leader, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Team Leader, IT?

Team Leader, IT in McAllen:
"As a shift leader at papa johns I am left with re responsibl."
Pros: 50% discount the joy of giving people Pizza.
Cons: What I like least about my job is dealing with angry customers who can't be satisfied.

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Key Stats for Team Leader, IT

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 147 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Team Leader, IT Salaries

▲28%

▲18%

▼0%

National Average
$79,000

▼34%

Skills That Affect Team Leader, IT Salaries



▲23%

Agile Software Development
▲23%

▲22%


SQL
▲18%

▲18%

▲16%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$79,000

C#
▼1%





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 13%
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