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IT Salary Report 2020 – 77 IT Jobs in 400 U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 20 Industry Sectors

The Avasant Computer Economics IT Salary Report 2020 provides salary ranges for 77 specific IT job positions. The salary tables, in a searchable Excel workbook, provide base salaries plus bonus pay for more than 400 U.S. metropolitan areas and 20 industry sectors.

The report is based on our annual survey of representative IT organizations on median salaries and bonuses paid to their IT professionals for positions under study  along with other sources of pay data and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) compensation data. The study also includes job definitions for each position covered.

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Report Description

The executive summary provides our forecast for pay raises and hiring in 2020, job descriptions, and an explanation of our methodology. Compensation data is provided in an Excel workbook with salaries reported at the 10th, 25th, 50th (median), 75th, and 90th percentiles for each position listed below.

IT Management

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Vice President/Director, Information Technology
  • Director, Application Development
  • Director, Enterprise Architecture
  • Manager, Application Development
  • Manager, Data Center Operations
  • Manager, Data Warehouse
  • Manager, Database Administration
  • Manager, Help Desk
  • Manager, IT Contracts
  • Manager, IT Finance
  • Manager, Network Operations
  • Manager, Operating Systems Programming
  • Manager, Telecommunications
  • IT Auditor
  • IT Auditor, Senior

Data Center Operations

  • Computer Operator I
  • Computer Operator II
  • Computer Operator III
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Disaster Recovery Administrator
  • Operating Systems Programmer I
  • Operating Systems Programmer II
  • Operating Systems Programmer III
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Administrator, Senior
  • Unix Administrator
  • Systems Engineer I
  • Systems Engineer II
  • Systems Engineer III

Systems Development

  • Application Architect
  • Application Programmer I
  • Application Programmer II
  • Application Programmer III
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Business Systems Analyst I
  • Business Systems Analyst II
  • Business Systems Analyst III
  • DevOps Enginer
  • ERP Administrator
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • IT Project Manager

Data Management

  • Data Analyst
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Architect
  • Database Administrator
  • E-Commerce Administrator
  • Database Analyst I
  • Database Analyst II
  • Database Analyst III


  • Information Security Analyst I
  • Information Security Analyst II
  • Information Security Analyst III
  • Messaging Engineer
  • Network Administrator I
  • Network Administrator II
  • Network Administrator III
  • Network Engineer
  • Telecommunications Analyst I
  • Telecommunications Analyst II
  • Telecommunications Analyst III
  • Web Administrator
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Web Developer, Senior

Technical Services and Other Functions

  • Help Desk Representative I
  • Help Desk Representative II
  • Help Desk Representative III
  • PC Technician
  • IT Trainer
  • Technical Support Analyst I
  • Technical Support Analyst II
  • Technical Support Analyst III
  • Technical Writer

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