IT Salaries

information technology salariesInformation Technology (IT) is one of the rare industries where salaries have continued to rise year after year, and the 2.1% unemployment rate for IT professionals is well below the 4% national average.*

Use these pages to research salaries for the hottest IT career paths and compare wages by location, experience-level, technical competency, job role, and certifications held.

Chart your worth in a range of IT job markets with continually updated salary data, apply to the latest tech jobs, and compare computer training and degree programs to maximize your earnings.

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - News Release, January 2019

Salary by IT Discipline, North America (quick view)

  • Help Desk / Technical Support: $53,651
  • IT Networking and Infrastructure: $76,473
  • Systems / Enterprise Architecture: $92,402
  • Programming and Application Development: $88,644
  • Business Analysis: $73,033
  • Information Security: $100,650
  • Project / Program Management: $84,292
  • Business Intelligence, Data Management & Analytics: $89,731
  • Telecommunications: $73,550
  • Business Operations: $82,232
  • Cloud Computing: $110,265
pdf icon Source: 2018 IT Skills & Salary Report by Global Knowledge

Salary by Popular IT Career Path (deep dive)

IT Salaries by State

American State / Territory

Mean Hourly Wage

Mean Annual Wage

Alabama
$39.36
$81,870
Alaska
$39.34
$81,820
Arizona
$39.87
$82,940
Arkansas
$32.87
$68,360
California
$50.66
$105,380
Colorado
$45.79
$95,240
Connecticut
$44.11
$91,740
Delaware
$44.54
$92,630
District of Columbia
$51.34
$106,790
Florida
$36.74
$76,420
Georgia
$41.29
$85,890
Hawaii
$38.36
$79,790
Idaho
$33.76
$70,210
Illinois
$41.74
$86,820
Indiana
$34.93
$72,660
Iowa
$36.87
$76,700
Kansas
$35.59
$74,020
Kentucky
$33.07
$68,790
Louisiana
$30.63
$63,700
Maine
$35.98
$74,830
Maryland
$47.60
$99,010
Massachusetts
$46.83
$96,470
Michigan
$37.89
$78,810
Minnesota
$41.69
$86,710
Mississippi
$32.61
$67,820
Missouri
$37.83
$78,690
Montana
$30.63
$63,720
Nebraska
$36.33
$75,570
Nevada
$36.93
$76,820
New Hampshire
$42.43
$88,260
New Jersey
$48.43
$100,540
New Mexico
$37.62
$78,240
New York
$45.85
$95,370
North Carolina
$41.53
$86,380
North Dakota
$31.92
$66,390
Ohio
$38.79
$80,690
Oklahoma
$33.44
$69,560
Oregon
$41.23
$85,750
Pennsylvania
$39.93
$83,060
Puerto Rico
$21.06
$43,800
Rhode Island
$41.08
$85,450
South Carolina
$34.94
$72,680
South Dakota
$30.78
$64,020
Tennessee
$35.60
$74,050
Texas
$43.00
$89,450
Utah
$38.77
$80,650
Vermont
$35.25
$73,330
Virginia
$48.47
$100,830
Washington
$51.45
$107,020
West Virginia
$33.53
$69,750
Wisconsin
$35.82
$74,520
Wyoming
$30.79
$64,030

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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