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Information Technology Average Salaries in Philippines 2020

How much money does a person working in Information Technology make in Philippines?

Average Monthly Salary
48,900 PHP
( 587,000 PHP yearly)


A person working in Information Technology in Philippines typically earns around 48,900 PHP per month. Salaries range from 7,150 PHP (lowest average) to 77,700 PHP (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Information Technology careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
2nd Line Systems Engineer44,700 PHP
ABAP Developer41,900 PHP
Advertising Account Planner43,200 PHP
Android Developer41,200 PHP
Angular Developer39,400 PHP
Application Consultant54,800 PHP
Applications System Specialist42,100 PHP
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist54,300 PHP
Artificial Intelligence Developer48,500 PHP
AS400 Programmer48,000 PHP
Assistant Information Technology Manager57,000 PHP
Assistant Service Delivery Manager58,600 PHP
Avaloq Developer41,800 PHP
BizTalk Developer 47,600 PHP
Blockchain Associate45,100 PHP
Blockchain Developer45,200 PHP
Build and Release Engineer43,700 PHP
Business Intelligence Analyst49,600 PHP
Business Intelligence Developer49,700 PHP
Business Objects Developer44,700 PHP
Business Process Consultant47,800 PHP
Business Systems Analyst41,100 PHP
C# Developer43,900 PHP
C++ Developer46,200 PHP
Capacity Planning Manager65,800 PHP
Change Administrator39,600 PHP
Chief Information Security Officer65,300 PHP
Client Delivery Manager62,200 PHP
CMS Developer39,000 PHP
Computer Animator40,900 PHP
Computer Hardware Engineer39,000 PHP
Computer Networks Architect49,200 PHP
Computer Operator30,900 PHP
Computer Technician38,200 PHP
Copy Editor39,600 PHP
CRM Application Administrator44,100 PHP
Cross Platform Security Manager52,300 PHP
Curam Developer40,400 PHP
Data Analyst44,700 PHP
Data Architect46,400 PHP
Data Center Technician43,300 PHP
Data Entry Supervisor37,600 PHP
Data Manager50,500 PHP
Data Modeling Analyst48,400 PHP
Data Quality Analyst47,100 PHP
Data Security Analyst46,400 PHP
Data Security Manager59,300 PHP
Data Warehousing Manager54,000 PHP
Data Warehousing Specialist43,300 PHP
Database Administration Manager51,900 PHP
Database Administrator46,800 PHP
Database Analyst52,100 PHP
Database Developer49,500 PHP
Database Report Writer44,400 PHP
Delivery Manager50,800 PHP
Developer / Programmer44,500 PHP
Development Manager53,200 PHP
Director of Application Development62,600 PHP
Director of Technology69,400 PHP
Disaster Recovery Analyst46,100 PHP
Documentation Specialist40,200 PHP
E-Commerce Manager55,200 PHP
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst56,800 PHP
E-Commerce Marketing Manager60,100 PHP
E-Commerce Sales Manager60,800 PHP
E-Commerce Strategy Manager69,000 PHP
Enterprise Architecture Manager62,200 PHP
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect52,000 PHP
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager69,100 PHP
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant49,300 PHP
ERP Analyst48,700 PHP
ERP Project Manager62,900 PHP
Ethical Hacker44,600 PHP
Financial Systems Manager64,000 PHP
Flash Developer41,400 PHP
Front End Developer39,900 PHP
Full Stack Developer44,500 PHP
Functional Analyst47,900 PHP
Game Developer42,700 PHP
GIS Analyst44,500 PHP
GIS Developer43,100 PHP
Global BI Analyst49,800 PHP
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer40,800 PHP
Graphics Programmer40,500 PHP
Graphics Web Designer38,200 PHP
Hardware Design Engineer46,500 PHP
Hardware Engineering Manager70,600 PHP
Hardware Technician36,100 PHP
Head of Development63,900 PHP
Help Desk Analyst43,800 PHP
Help Desk Manager45,700 PHP
Help Desk Support34,200 PHP
Helpdesk Manager53,000 PHP
Imaging Programmer39,600 PHP
Informatics Optimization Specialist49,700 PHP
Information Assurance Analyst47,500 PHP
Information Program Director58,500 PHP
Information Security Administrator46,100 PHP
Information Security Analyst49,800 PHP
Information Security Engineer44,000 PHP
Information Security Manager57,700 PHP
Information Security Specialist51,200 PHP
Information Services Consultant50,200 PHP
Information Technology Administrator36,500 PHP
Information Technology Asset Manager60,200 PHP
Information Technology Consultant50,100 PHP
Information Technology Coordinator37,700 PHP
Information Technology Director73,300 PHP
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer40,600 PHP
Information Technology Manager67,800 PHP
Information Technology Operations Manager68,100 PHP
Information Technology Product Manager66,800 PHP
Information Technology Project Administrator40,400 PHP
Information Technology Project Coordinator49,800 PHP
Information Technology Project Leader54,400 PHP
Information Technology Project Manager55,100 PHP
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager57,300 PHP
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)53,800 PHP
Information Technology Quality Specialist48,100 PHP
Information Technology Support30,500 PHP
Information Technology Team Leader56,000 PHP
Information Technology Trainer50,600 PHP
Information Technology Training Analyst49,500 PHP
Interface Design Manager58,900 PHP
Interface Designer40,000 PHP
IOS Developer45,000 PHP
Java Developer45,000 PHP
Javascript Developer44,700 PHP
Lead Developer46,800 PHP
Linux Administrator47,000 PHP
Lotus Domino Administrator47,800 PHP
Lotus Notes Developer47,100 PHP
Mail Server Administrator41,600 PHP
Major Incident Manager54,100 PHP
Managed Service Specialist48,300 PHP
Microsystems Engineer46,100 PHP
Mobile Developer45,000 PHP
Multimedia Developer41,300 PHP
Multimedia Services Manager55,700 PHP
Network Administration Team Lead55,000 PHP
Network Administrator39,500 PHP
Network Analyst44,900 PHP
Network and Infrastructure Manager65,200 PHP
Network Engineer41,800 PHP
Network Engineering Manager48,800 PHP
Network Security Systems Manager56,200 PHP
Network Specialist46,700 PHP
Network Technician35,800 PHP
Nodejs Developer49,000 PHP
NT Systems Administrator44,000 PHP
Numerical Control Programmer38,500 PHP
Online Banking Manager73,300 PHP
Online Banking Specialist56,700 PHP
OPS Manager57,000 PHP
Oracle Database Administrator44,100 PHP
Oracle Developer51,000 PHP
Perl Developer39,000 PHP
PHP Developer43,100 PHP
Python Developer48,400 PHP
Records Manager41,200 PHP
Remedy Developer37,200 PHP
Reporting Analyst48,200 PHP
Ruby Developer42,100 PHP
Salesforce Administrator43,700 PHP
Salesforce Developer38,600 PHP
SAP Consultant49,600 PHP
SAS Programmer40,600 PHP
Scrum Master37,000 PHP
SEO Associate37,600 PHP
SEO Manager58,300 PHP
Service Delivery Manager58,400 PHP
Service Level Manager62,900 PHP
Service Support Lead47,600 PHP
SharePoint Administrator43,400 PHP
Sharepoint Consultant48,300 PHP
Sharepoint Developer45,100 PHP
Shift Leader49,700 PHP
SOA Analyst51,300 PHP
SOC Engineer43,300 PHP
Software Analyst45,700 PHP
Software Architect47,900 PHP
Software Development Manager50,400 PHP
Software Engineer47,200 PHP
Software QA Engineer44,700 PHP
Software Sales41,900 PHP
Software Specialist41,000 PHP
Software Support Engineer39,700 PHP
Software Test Engineer41,000 PHP
Solutions Architect52,700 PHP
Storage Engineer37,500 PHP
Supervisor42,800 PHP
Support Analyst42,100 PHP
Support Specialist48,600 PHP
System Administrator42,800 PHP
Systems Analyst44,600 PHP
Systems Architect49,200 PHP
Systems Consultant52,600 PHP
Systems Engineer39,400 PHP
Systems Integrator46,200 PHP
Technical Analyst40,700 PHP
Technical Consultant51,200 PHP
Technical Manager50,300 PHP
Technical Project Manager61,900 PHP
Technical Sales43,600 PHP
Technical Trainer49,400 PHP
Technical Writer41,900 PHP
Technology Business Analyst47,200 PHP
Technology Director57,600 PHP
Technology Specialist50,200 PHP
Teradata Developer39,400 PHP
Test Analyst46,600 PHP
Tester38,300 PHP
Testing Manager57,300 PHP
TIBCO Developer42,000 PHP
UNIX Administrator46,300 PHP
Usability Engineer44,600 PHP
User Experience Consultant49,900 PHP
User Experience Design Expert47,400 PHP
User Experience Designer41,100 PHP
User Experience Researcher55,300 PHP
User Interface Designer45,200 PHP
VB Developer36,900 PHP
VB.NET Developer41,300 PHP
Video Game Designer40,200 PHP
Visual Information Specialist43,200 PHP
Web Applications Manager53,300 PHP
Web Content Specialist50,400 PHP
Web Designer42,800 PHP
Web Developer42,200 PHP
Web Editor38,000 PHP
Web Project Manager51,200 PHP
Web Promotions Specialist48,400 PHP
Web Security Administrator48,900 PHP
Web Security Manager58,400 PHP
Web Support Analyst36,900 PHP
Web Writer36,200 PHP
Webmaster40,800 PHP
Windows System Administrator44,600 PHP
Wireless Consultant49,600 PHP
Writer and Documentor41,800 PHP

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Philippines

Median and salary distribution monthly Philippines Information Technology
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Information Technology salaries in Philippines range from 7,150 PHP per month (minimum average salary) to 77,700 PHP per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 52,900 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 52,900 PHP while the other half are earning more than 52,900 PHP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 27,000 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 27,000 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 70,500 PHP while 25% are earning more than 70,500 PHP.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

Salary Comparison By Education
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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.

Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Philippines costs anywhere from 253,000 Philippine Peso(s) to 758,000 Philippine Peso(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Information Technology Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Philippines Information Technology
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees earn 22% more than their female counterparts.

44,000 PHP
53,900 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Philippines for all Careers

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Information Technology Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Philippines

How much are annual salary increments in Philippines for Information Technology professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Information Technology

Information Technology professionals in Philippines are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 17 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Philippines Information Technology
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Philippines / All Professions

Annual Salary Increment Rate Philippines
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The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Philippines is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Philippines for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Information Technology Bonus and Incentive Rates in Philippines

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Philippines Information Technology
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Information Technology is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

45% of surveyed staff in Information Technology reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 55% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 2% to 7% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Philippines
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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Philippines earn 12% more than their private sector counterparts.

Private Sector
47,700 PHP
Public Sector+12%
53,400 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Information Technology Salary Forecast and Trend in Philippines

How do Information Technology salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Philippines Information Technology
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Average Salary 2016
42,300 PHP
Average Salary 2017+4%
43,900 PHP
Average Salary 2018+4%
45,500 PHP
Average Salary 2019+4%
47,200 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Information Technology salaries in Philippines are rising in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Philippines

280 PHP per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines is 280 PHP. This means that the average person in Philippines earns approximately 280 PHP for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Information Technology VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Information Technology and Information Technology monthly Philippines
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The average salary for Information Technology is 3% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo53,700 PHP
Cagayan de Oro52,000 PHP
Cebu55,600 PHP
Dasmarinas46,900 PHP
Davao57,600 PHP
Kalookan56,500 PHP
Las Pinas49,000 PHP
Makati48,100 PHP
Manila58,400 PHP
Paranaque51,000 PHP
Pasig52,700 PHP
Quezon City59,400 PHP
Taguig54,800 PHP
Valenzuela49,900 PHP
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