IT Management: Google, Intel, Microsoft Among Top-Paying IT Firms

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2011-06-09
 
 
 

Google

With a median starting salary of $82,600 and a median mid-career salary of $141,000, Google is 23 percent above the market pay for the IT industry.

Google

Amazon.com

Starting median pay at the online retailer is $72,200, which jumps to a median mid-career salary of $110,00, 17 percent above market pay.

Amazon.com

Microsoft

The median starting salary at Microsoft is $86,900, while the mid-career median salary is $127,000, more than 15 percent above market pay.

Microsoft

Apple

Apple employee median starting pay is $43,100, though the mid-career median pay jumps to $112,000, also 15 percent above the market average.

Apple

Facebook

Although mid-career median pay wasnt available, starting employees at the social networking behemoth can expect a median starting salary of $59,100, 13 percent above market pay.

Facebook

Intel

Seven percent above market pay, new employees of Intel enjoy a median pay of $80,100, which jumps to $104,000 by mid-career.

Intel

IBM

Starting off at Big Blue nets employees a median pay of $65,100, which rises to a median pay of $107,000 by mid-career, 5 percent above market pay.

IBM

Dell

Four percent above market pay, starting employees earn a median $53,700, while median mid-career pay sits at $98,100.

Dell

HP

Bringing up the rear, HP employees earn 4 percent less than market pay, with starting salaries at $55,100, while mid-career median pay comes in at $91,600.

HP

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