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2012 IT Salary Survey: 12 Career Insights

Nearly 14,000 IT pros took our 2012 salary survey, providing insights into salaries and bonuses. What can you learn to increase your paycheck and career satisfaction?
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The median staff bonus is $5,000, making up 6% of total pay. At 6%, bonuses this year make up a larger chunk of total compensation than in any year except 2001, when the tech bubble blew the typical IT staff bonus to $11,000, or 18% of pay. IT managers rely slightly more on bonuses than IT staff, and this year is merely average for them--7.8% of pay came from bonuses.

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