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You know a Wall Street tech job pays more than working for a local school district, but did you know it typically pays twice as much? The median IT manager pay in securities and investments is $175,000, compared with $83,000 for education. A big chunk comes from bonuses--the typical bonus in securities and investments is $35,000, while managers in education and government typically get only about $2,000 in bonuses. In government work, you're far better off working for the federal government in the U.S.: The median federal government IT staffer makes 33% more than a state staffer, with fed staffers ranking 10th out of 29 industries.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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