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% unemployment rate for IT professionals is well below the 4.1% national average.*

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

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

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Situation Report, January 2018

Salary by IT Discipline, North America (quick view)

  • Help Desk / Technical Support: $59,670
  • IT Networking and Infrastructure: $79,873
  • Enterprise Systems / Architecture: $94,026
  • Programming and Application Development: $90,639
  • Business Analysis: $78,094
  • Information Security: $112,764
  • Project / Program Management: $95,878
  • Business Intelligence, Data Management & Analytics: $89,497
  • Telecommunications: $79,626
  • Business Operations: $89,536
  • Cloud Computing: $114,043
pdf icon Source: 2017 IT Salary Report by Global Knowledge

Salary by Popular IT Career Path (deep dive)

IT Salaries by State

State/District

Hourly Wage

Annual Wage

Alabama
$33.73
$70,170
Alaska
$32.86
$68,350
Arizona
$35.79
$74,450
Arkansas
$27.93
$58,100
California
$42.3
$87,990
Colorado
$39.19
$81,510
Connecticut
$38.33
$79,720
Delaware
$37.06
$77,080
District of Columbia
$42.19
$87,760
Florida
$32.28
$67,140
Georgia
$35.75
$74,360
Hawaii
$32.66
$67,920
Idaho
$28.24
$58,740
Illinois
$36.12
$75,130
Indiana
$30.85
$64,170
Iowa
$30.56
$63,550
Kansas
$32.13
$66,830
Kentucky
$29.8
$61,990
Louisiana
$28.12
$58,500
Maine
$29.56
$61,480
Maryland
$41.1
$85,490
Massachusetts
$42.32
$88,020
Michigan
$33.02
$68,670
Minnesota
$36.47
$75,860
Mississippi
$26.07
$54,220
Missouri
$33.32
$69,300
Montana
$25.81
$53,690
Nebraska
$31.5
$65,530
Nevada
$31.45
$65,410
New Hampshire
$37.43
$77,850
New Jersey
$41.14
$85,570
New Mexico
$34.61
$71,980
New York
$38.47
$80,010
North Carolina
$36.63
$76,180
North Dakota
$25.8
$53,670
Ohio
$33.44
$69,560
Oklahoma
$28.32
$58,900
Oregon
$35.22
$73,250
Pennsylvania
$35.47
$73,780
Puerto Rico
$19.88
$41,350
Rhode Island
$35.86
$74,590
South Carolina
$29.26
$60,850
South Dakota
$26.07
$54,220
Tennessee
$30.65
$63,750
Texas
$37.21
$77,400
Utah
$31.57
$65,680
Vermont
$32.29
$67,150
Virginia
$42.66
$88,730
Washington
$40.86
$84,990
West Virginia
$28.45
$59,180
Wisconsin
$31.87
$66,300
Wyoming
$27.16
$56,490

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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