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Flat Salaries for IT Workers in 2012

Technology workers should not expect large raises in 2012 even if the employment picture brightens, according to the most recent annual salary survey from Janco Associates. “For information technology, the recession has bottomed out and the hiring of IT professionals will increase in 2012,” says Victor Janulaitis, CEO at Janco. “However there still are a number of companies that will continue to be cautious, concerned that the recovery will not be strong enough to support increased IT spending.

Cost control is still the rule of the day. ” One encouraging sign: A surge in part-timers and contractors hired for mission-critical projects, which points to an eventual increase in overall salaries. Also, personal performance bonuses and bonuses for work that benefits the enterprise are trending upwards. Tech pros representing more than 1,100 companies took part in the research.

  • Minimal Salary Growth for Median Salaries - $78,229 will be the median salary for all IT professionals this year, up less than 1% over 2011
  • Flat Salary Growth at Large Companies - $66,342 will be the median salary for typical IT staffers at large enterprises, flat compared to last year
  • Mid-Sized Employers Pay More - $62,264 will be the median salary for typical IT staffers at mid-sized enterprises, up nearly 2% from 2011
  • Managers Treading Water - $79,863: median salary for mid-level IT managers at large enterprises, up less than 1% over last year and $73,090: median salary for IT managers at mid-sized enterprises, up less than 1% over last year
  • Top IT Executives in the Doldrums - $140,879 is what executive-level managers will make at large enterprises, roughly flat with 2011 levels
  • CIOs and other IT Executives With Small Raises - $124,363 is what executive-level managers will make year at mid-sized enterprises, up nearly 1% over last year
  • Better Benefits - 92% of companies will offer IT workers health benefits in 2012, up 6% over last year
  • Bonus Bump - 53% of companies will offer personal performance bonuses this year, up 5% over 2011; 40% will offer enterprise performance bonuses, up 4%.
  • Stock Options are Out- Just 14% of organizations will offer stock options this year, down 4% from 2011
  • Less Flexibility - 54% of organizations will offer IT workers flex hours, down 2% from 2011
 

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The IT Salary Survey draws on data collected throughout the year by extensive internet-based and completed survey forms sent to businesses throughout the United States and Canada. The survey data reflects IT salaries in 78 major cities in the United States as well as 23 cities in Canada. This data was compiled in July 2014. The report is over 160 pages long and the data is provided in Adobe Acrobat format.

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The IT Salary Survey (PDF / Excel) provides not only the full report plus the summary data in a EXCEL worksheet. The excel data provided includes median by city and a national BENCHMARK.

The draws on data collected throughout the year by extensive internet-based and completed survey forms sent to businesses throughout the United States and Canada. The survey data reflects IT salaries in 78 major cities in the United States as well as 23 cities in Canada. This data was compiled in July 2014. The report is over 160 pages long and the data is provided in PDF and EXCEL formats.

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  • Latest IT Salary Survey - The salary survey draws on data collected throughout the year via extensive Internet-based survey instruments and completed survey forms from businesses throughout the United States and Canada. The survey data reflects IT salaries in 78 major cities in the United States as well as 23 cities in Canada. Summary data is provided in both the PDF document and a separate Excel Spreadsheet.

  • Salary Survey Job Descriptions (PDF)  The job descriptions are provided as a 206 page indexed PDF document for all of the  positions surveyed. The PDF file can be viewed and printed.

  • Interview and Hiring Guide (WORD and PDF) Includes two electronic forms: Background Check Authorization and Interview Questionnaire.

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  • Latest IT Salary Survey - The salary survey draws on data collected throughout the year via extensive internet-based survey instruments and completed survey forms from businesses throughout the United States and Canada. The survey data reflects IT salaries in 78 major cities in the United States as well as 23 cities in Canada. Summary data is provided in both the PDF document and a separate Excel Spreadsheet.

  • Salary Survey Job Descriptions (PDF)  The job descriptions are provided as a 206 page indexed PDF document for all of the  positions surveyed. The PDF file can be viewed and printed.

  • Interview and Hiring Guide (WORD and PDF) Includes two electronic forms: Background Check Authorization and Interview Questionnaire.

  • Salary Survey Job Descriptions (Word) The IT job descriptions are provided as 73 individual word files using long file names.

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  • Latest IT Salary Survey - The salary survey draws on data collected throughout the year via extensive internet-based survey instruments and completed survey forms from businesses throughout the United States and Canada. The survey data reflects IT salaries in 78 major cities in the United States as well as 23 cities in Canada. Summary data is provided in both the PDF document and a separate Excel Spreadsheet.

  • Salary Survey Job Descriptions (PDF)  The job descriptions are provided as a 206 page indexed PDF document for all of the  positions surveyed. The PDF file can be viewed and printed.

  • Interview and Hiring Guide (WORD and PDF) Includes two electronic forms: Background Check Authorization and Interview Questionnaire.

  • Salary Survey Job Descriptions (Word) The IT job descriptions are provided as 73 individual word files using long file names.

  • Internet and IT Job Descriptions (Word and eReader) The plus 281 Job Descriptions have been extracted from Janco's Internet IT and Position Descriptions HandiGuide™. Each job description has a copyright date of . - Includes the 72 positions surveyed (WORD).

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  • Latest IT Salary Survey - The salary survey draws on data collected throughout the year via extensive internet-based survey instruments and completed survey forms from businesses throughout the United States and Canada. The survey data reflects IT salaries in 78 major cities in the United States as well as 23 cities in Canada. Summary data is provided in both the PDF document and a separate Excel Spreadsheet.

  • Salary Survey Job Descriptions (PDF)  The job descriptions are provided as a 206 page indexed PDF document for all of the  positions surveyed. The PDF file can be viewed and printed.

  • Interview and Hiring Guide (WORD and PDF) Includes two electronic forms: Background Check Authorization and Interview Questionnaire.

  • Salary Survey Job Descriptions (Word) The IT job descriptions are provided as 73 individual word files using long file names.

  • Internet and IT Job Descriptions (Word and eReader) The plus 281 Job Descriptions have been extracted from Janco's Internet IT and Position Descriptions HandiGuide™. Includes the 73 positions surveyed (WORD).

  • Internet and IT  Positions Description HandiGuide™(PDF) The Internet and IT Position Descriptions HandiGuide™ over 800 pages; which includes sample organization charts, a job progression matrix, and all of the job descriptions. The book also addresses Fair Labor Standards and the ADA. Also included are tools to help you expand, evaluate and define your enterprise's unique additional required. Those tools include:
    • Job Evaluation Questionnaire
    • Position Description Questionnaire
    • Job Progression Matrix (Job Family Classifications)
    • Candidate Interview Control Log
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