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2007 Salary Survey

2007 Salary Survey: Staff and Entry-level Positions

Stats & Snapshots
STAFF AND ENTRY-LEVEL POSITIONS
  Database administrator Help desk / technical support specialist IT / IS technology / business systems analyst Information security specialist Network Administrator Network engineer / Wireless network engineer Programmer / analyst Project leader
Average Salary $80,827 $46,526 $69,406 $78,357 $56,232 $74,318 $68,865 $83,646
Bonus $2,942 $1,118 $3,115 $3,936 $1,207 $3,739 $2,679 $7,222
Total $83,769 $47,644 $72,521 $82,293 $57,439 $78,057 $71,544 $90,868
2006 Total $81,141 $45,725 $70,113 $79,225 $55,340 $74,607 $68,900 $88,148
% Increase 3.2% 4.2% 3.4% 3.9% 3.8% 4.6% 3.8% 3.1%
A Sampling of Average Total Compensation by Industry
 
Government
$76,662
IT / computer-related services / consulting
$91,336
Legal / Insurance / Real Estate
$86,721
Education
$65,602
Finance / Accounting
$95,979 *
Manufacturing (non-computer-related)
$84,171 *
Health / medical Services
$78,618 *
Defense / aerospace
$92,011 *
IT / computer-related services / consulting
$53,002
Education
$39,989
Health / medical Services
$45,715
Manufacturing (non-computer-related)
$44,166
Government
$50,836
Legal / Insurance / Real Estate
$53,113
Finance / Accounting
$44,028
Entertainment / Marketing / Advertising
$47,501
Manufacturing (computer-related)
$63,290 *
Banking
$49,255 *
Energy / utilities
$49,467 *
Telecomm
$48,219 *
IT / computer-related services / consulting
$70,705
Manufacturing (non-computer-related)
$77,061
Government
$64,485
Legal / Insurance / Real Estate
$75,937 *
Health / medical Services
$57,500 *
Education
$62,253 *
Banking
$87,084 *
Manufacturing (computer-related)
$90,659 *
IT / computer-related services / consulting
$84,733
Government
$81,008
Defense / aerospace
$83,593
Finance / Accounting
$92,120
Banking
$71,886
Health / medical Services
$67,152 *
Legal / Insurance / Real Estate
$73,567 *
Telecomm
$91,590 *
Manufacturing (non-computer-related)
$56,646
Government
$61,817
Education
$50,153
Health / medical Services
$53,596
IT / computer-related services / consulting
$63,393
Banking
$49,772
Finance / Accounting
$63,194
Legal / Insurance / Real Estate
$65,390
Mining / Agriculture / Construction / Engineering
$55,633 *
Business services / consulting (noncomputer-related)
$59,980 *
Telecomm
$55,738 *
IT / computer-related services / consulting
$76,413
Telecomm
$84,503
Government
$72,022
Health / medical Services
$73,355
Education
$63,014
Manufacturing (non-computer-related)
$71,600
Banking
$82,269 *
Manufacturing (computer-related)
$92,106 *
Legal / Insurance / Real Estate
$88,694 *
Legal / Insurance / Real Estate
$76,596
IT / computer-related services / consulting
$68,302
Manufacturing (non-computer-related)
$70,172
Health / medical Services
$73,026
Finance / Accounting
$83,095
Government
$63,957
Education
$59,521
Banking
$70,664
Retail trade
$71,199
Transportation / logistics
$72,929 *
Business services / consulting (noncomputer-related)
$79,685 *
Manufacturing (computer-related)
$78,129 *
IT / computer-related services / consulting
$81,542
Manufacturing (non-computer-related)
$74,694 *
Banking
$100,141 *
Education
$62,940 *
A Sampling of Average Total Compensation by Company Revenue
Less than $100 million $75,329 $43,259 $68,128 $69,869 $54,240 $68,268 $64,239 $74,642
$100 million to $999.9 million $82,788 $47,904 $73,043 $77,214 $62,974 $81,798 $67,084 $91,695
$1 billion to $10 billion $89,077 $55,701 $72,232 $86,255 $64,898 $85,527 $76,322 $91,029
More than $10 billion $93,716 $55,880 $81,226 $92,866 $68,043 $86,492 $83,758 $96,707

GOLD TEXT The total base for this job title in this particular region was fewer than 30 responses but more than 15. These figures should be used for comparison only, because they don't constitute a statistically significant sampling.
* The total base for this job title in this particular region was fewer than 16 responses but more than nine. These figures should be used for comparison only.
Regions are as follows: New England = Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island; Middle Atlantic = New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania; South Atlantic = Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands; North Central = Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri; South Central = Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas; Mountain = Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico; Pacific = Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Guam

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