InformationWeek's 17th annual IT Salary Survey examines the highest- and lowest-paying industries, the lucrative skills, and the best titles. How does your job stack up?
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IT staffers reported a median total compensation of $92,000 and a 1.6% raise from last year, while managers reported a 2.4% raise and a median total compensation of $120,000. Base salaries start at $88,000 for staffers and $112,000 for managers.
The raises may not be significant, but at least they're positive: In 2010, 55% of IT pros reported a pay freeze or cut. This year, that number is just 15%, according to our data.
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