Highest Paying Information Technology Jobs


Staffing Information Technology positions for over 20 years now, we have seen how fast things change.  With technology always evolving, the future is never certain. The US Bureau of Labor projected the top 30 fastest growing careers in 2016, and Software Engineers, Database Administrators, System & Data analysts were among them.  We have compiled a list of some of the top paying Information Technology jobs that we staff here in the US, and the national average salaries.

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VP of Information Technology
Junior: $78,300-$119,800
Mid-Senior: $90,300-$122,750
Senior (8+ years): $103,050-$138,400

IT Manager/Director
Junior: $76,150-$115,450
Mid-Senior: $86,400-$121,650
Senior (8+ years): $98,850-$138,850
Software Engineer
Junior: $66,350-$106,050
Mid-Senior: $83,600-$126,200
Senior (8+ years): $92,550-$138,600

Network Architect
Junior: $45,800-$96,350
Mid-Senior: $62,600-$118,150
Senior (8+ years): $74,450-$130,850

Mobile App Developer
Junior: $51,050-$106,050
Mid-Senior: $61,600-$120,150
Senior (8+ years): $92,350-$141,500

Data Engineer/Database Administrators
Junior: $51,400-$103,600
Senior (8+ years):$88,000-$130,900

Junior: $58,000-$91,300
Senior (8+ years):$75,250-$116,800


Making yourself more marketable in a job market where the number of qualified candidates outweigh the number of jobs available, isn’t easy. We recommend that you consistently obtain more IT Skills and keep up with the evolution of the industry throughout your career. More than ever, companies are looking for candidates who can easily adapt to the constant changes in information technology. With various information technology surrounded positions predicted to grow throughout 2015/2016, now is your time to get ready for your next job search.

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The data in this report includes the median full-time IT salaries for each of the positions as of reports available on November 6th, 2014 in Wanted Analytics. If you have any questions about the hourly rates for a contract employee, please feel free to contact us.

About Gabriella Calise

Gabriella began her career at EDI Staffing in 2014 as the Manager of Marketing and Client Services where she used her passion for social media and technology to connect top IT talent with our client partners. In 2016 Gabriella became the Executive Vice President of EDI Staffing, where she works closely with the President/CEO to find new and inventive ways to assist our clients and candidates. Gabriella oversees the day to day functions of the staff and continues to head our marketing and outreach efforts.

Outside of EDI Staffing, Gabriella teaches Saxophone and Clarinet privately. She enjoys exploring new places and spending time with her family and friends.

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