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Participate in Computerworld's 2016 IT Salary Survey

Want to be part of next year's IT Salary Survey? Fill out a short form and we'll send you the survey link when we launch it in the fall.

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IT salaries: How does your pay stack up?

Use our Smart Salary Tool to compare your compensation with that of IT workers with similar jobs and experience levels across the U.S. or broken out by region.

Computerworld Salary Survey 2015
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IT Salary Survey 2015: Read the full report

After years of tight budgets, employers are boosting pay to attract and retain hot IT talent. Computerworld's survey of more than 4,800 tech workers reveals who's getting the cash — and how you can too.

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IT Salary Survey 2015: Highlights

Key findings from our survey of more than 4,800 IT professionals, including salary trends, in-demand skills, job satisfaction, career outlook and more.

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How the 2015 Computerworld IT Salary Survey was conducted

A look at the methodology used to collect data for Computerworld's 2015 IT Salary Survey.

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IT careers: Security talent is red-hot

Security pros are in high demand, and companies are willing to pay top dollar for the right candidates. Do you have what it takes to succeed on the infosec career track?

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In hot jobs market, IT workers call the shots

With salaries up, unemployment down and open positions galore, it's a great time to be in IT. But both job seekers and hiring managers should consider their options carefully.

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IT salaries 2015: Cash is back!

Companies that desperately need hot IT skills are ratcheting up salaries and bonuses to lure talented tech workers. Here's how to grab your fair share.

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Get a raise! Salary negotiation tips from the experts

Videos: IT recruiter Suzanne Fairlie and CIO Angela Yochem share expert tips for tech pros who want to get a pay boost from their current employer or when switching jobs.

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Labor Department says it can't investigate So Cal Edison's H-1B use

A request by 10 U.S. senators to investigate H-1B visa use at Southern California Edison and other companies is meeting resistance at the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Asking for a raise? Why ultimatums are a BAD idea

Angela Yochem and Suzanne Fairlie chat about why you should never demand a raise from your employer -- and what to do instead. This video is part of Computerworld's IT Salary Survey 2015 special report.

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Why job changers should NEVER ask for a counter-offer

Suzanne Fairlie and Angela Yochem discuss why asking for a counter-offer from your current employer when you have a job offer is never a good idea. This video is part of the Computerworld IT Salary Survey 2015 special report.

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Get a raise! Tips from a global CIO (part 2)

Computerworld's Julia King chats with Angela Yochem, global CIO at BDP International, about how IT pros can best present themselves when asking for a raise from their current employer. Part 2 of a two-part video.

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Get a raise! Tips from a global CIO (part 1)

Computerworld's Julia King chats with Angela Yochem, global CIO at BDP International, about how IT pros can best present themselves when asking for a raise from their current employer. Part 1 of a two-part video.

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Get a raise! Tips from an IT recruiter (part 2)

Computerworld's Julia King chats with Suzanne Fairlie, managing director at Preston & Partners, about the best ways for IT candidates to get a pay boost when switching jobs. Part 2 of a two-part series.

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Get a raise! Tips from an IT recruiter (part 1)

Computerworld's Julia King chats with Suzanne Fairlie, managing director at Preston & Partners, about the best ways for IT candidates to get a pay boost when switching jobs. Part 1 of a two-part series.

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Median age at Google is 29, says age discrimination lawsuit

A software engineer who was 60 when he applied for a job at Google wasn't hired despite having "highly-pertinent qualifications and experience," and being described by a Google recruiter as a "great candidate," according to an...

Robotic Process Automation: IT Job Killer?

Think your management job is safe? Beware the 'iCEO'

The prospect of automation has long sparked fears of jobs lost to robotic replacements, though not for upper echelon workers. That may soon change.

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Revenge of the Nerds: Starting salaries for Class of 2015 techies top $100K

Tech colleges report skyrocketing demand for computer science and other software-related majors.

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