IT Salaries Raising in 2013

IT salaries have experienced significant growth since 2012.  Starting salaries for technology professionals in the U.S. are on the rise from 2012 to 2013, according to new research conducted by Mondo, a leading technology resources provider.  "The intense demand for highly-skilled technology professionals is resulting in significant increases in the salaries for those professionals with expertise in the areas of mobile, Big Data, cloud computing and user engagement skills," said Michael Kirven, founder and CEO of Mondo. "And, companies across the U.S. are reversing the trend of outsourcing skilled technology labor overseas, and now understand that skilled IT workers that are located within their innovation centers can give them a competitive edge -- which is driving demand here in the U.S for technology professionals."  Kirven added, "Looking to 2014, we see a spike in demand for HTML5 developers with salaries predicted to range from $97,000 to $135,000."  According to Mondo's research, the following technology positions have experienced significant salary growth from 2012 to 2013.

  • IT security managers’ (with 10+ years of experience) base salaries increased 61.1 percent from $90,000 to $145,000.
  • Systems analysts’ base compensation increased 27.7 percent from $65,000 to $83,000.
  • Data analysts' base salaries increased 18.3 percent from $60,000 to $71,000.
  • EC2 engineers’ base salaries went up 18 percent from $100,000 to $118,000.
  • Help desk senior (seven to 10 years) staffers' salaries increased 15.4 percent from $65,000 to $75,000.
  • Technical writers’ base salaries went up 14.3 percent from $70,000 to $80,000.
  • CIOs’ base salaries increased 8.3 percent from $180,000 to $195,000.
  • Android developers' base salaries increased 8.3 percent from $120,000 to $130,000.


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