IT Salaries Equal Great Pay for Your Hard Work

Check out the IT salaries below to see how much you could earn in the field of information technology.

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Companies that invest in their IT departments have a competitive advantage. That's one of the main reasons information technology workers earn such high salaries. And those salaries are on the rise.

What follows is a sampling of IT salaries and job outlooks for the top information technology careers.

Computer Support Specialist Salaries

Computer Support Specialist 
Median Annual Salary* $50,380
Job Outlook Through 2024 12% (faster than average)

Sources:  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition; Computer Support Specialists.

Computer Programmer Salaries

Computer Programmer 
Median Annual Salary* $77,550
Job Outlook Through 2024 -8% (decline)

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition;  Computer Programmers.

Network Administrator Salaries

Network Administrator 
Median Annual Salary* $75,790
Job Outlook Through 2024 8% (as fast as average)

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17; Network and Computer Systems Administrators.

Database Administrator Salaries

Database Administrator 
Median Annual Salary* $80,280
Job Outlook Through 2024 11% (faster than average)

Sources:  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition; Database Administrators.

*The salary information listed is based on a national average, unless noted. Actual salaries may vary greatly based on specialization within the field, location, years of experience and a variety of other factors. National long-term projections of employment growth may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.