IT Salary Report: 80 IT Jobs in 400 US Metropolitan Areas, 20 Industry Sectors

The Computer Economics IT Salary Report provides salary ranges for 80 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 US 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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IT Salary Report 2023: 80 IT Jobs in 400 US Metropolitan Areas, 20 Industry Sectors


The executive summary provides our forecast for pay raises and hiring in 2023, 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 (CIO)
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Vice President/Director, Information Technology (IT Director)
  • Manager, IT Procurement
  • Manager, IT Finance

Cloud and Data Center Operations

  • Manager, Data Center Operations
  • Manager, Operating Systems Programming
  • Cloud Administrator
  • Cloud Architect
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Computer Operator I
  • Computer Operator II
  • Computer Operator III
  • Disaster Recovery Administrator
  • Operating System Programmer I
  • Operating System Programmer II
  • Operating System Programmer III
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Administrator, Senior
  • Systems Engineer I
  • Systems Engineer II
  • Systems Engineer III

Application Development and Support

  • Director, Application Development
  • Director, Enterprise Architecture
  • Manager, Application Development
  • IT Auditor
  • IT Auditor, Senior
  • Application Architect
  • Application Developer I
  • Application Developer II
  • Application Developer III
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Business Systems Analyst I
  • Business Systems Analyst II
  • Business Systems Analyst III
  • DevOps Engineer
  • ERP Administrator
  • HCM Administrator
  • CRM Developer
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Scrum Master
  • User-Interface Developer
  • Web Administrator
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Web Developer, Senior

Data Management

  • Manager, Data Warehouse
  • Manager, Database Administration
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Data Architect
  • Database Analyst I
  • Database Analyst II
  • Database Analyst III
  • Database Administrator

Networking and IT Security

  • Manager, Network Operations
  • Manager, Telecommunications
  • 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

Technical Services and Other Functions

  • Manager, Help Desk
  • 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