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Information Technology Average Salaries in Italy 2020

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


Average Monthly Salary
3,560 EUR
( 42,700 EUR yearly)

LOW
520
EUR
AVERAGE
3,560
EUR
HIGH
5,660
EUR

A person working in Information Technology in Italy typically earns around 3,560 EUR per month. Salaries range from 520 EUR (lowest average) to 5,660 EUR (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 Engineer3,520 EUR
ABAP Developer3,200 EUR
Advertising Account Planner3,360 EUR
Android Developer3,300 EUR
Angular Developer3,270 EUR
Application Consultant4,200 EUR
Applications System Specialist3,160 EUR
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist4,220 EUR
Artificial Intelligence Developer3,890 EUR
AS400 Programmer3,530 EUR
Assistant Information Technology Manager4,360 EUR
Assistant Service Delivery Manager4,250 EUR
Avaloq Developer3,170 EUR
BizTalk Developer 3,430 EUR
Blockchain Associate3,490 EUR
Blockchain Developer3,280 EUR
Build and Release Engineer3,380 EUR
Business Intelligence Analyst3,970 EUR
Business Intelligence Developer3,810 EUR
Business Objects Developer3,370 EUR
Business Process Consultant4,020 EUR
Business Systems Analyst3,380 EUR
C# Developer3,260 EUR
C++ Developer3,550 EUR
Capacity Planning Manager4,950 EUR
Change Administrator3,300 EUR
Chief Information Security Officer4,980 EUR
Client Delivery Manager4,880 EUR
CMS Developer3,170 EUR
Computer Animator3,170 EUR
Computer Hardware Engineer3,170 EUR
Computer Networks Architect3,770 EUR
Computer Operator2,490 EUR
Computer Technician2,880 EUR
Copy Editor3,080 EUR
CRM Application Administrator3,510 EUR
Cross Platform Security Manager4,140 EUR
Curam Developer3,080 EUR
Data Analyst3,370 EUR
Data Architect3,620 EUR
Data Center Technician3,140 EUR
Data Entry Supervisor2,750 EUR
Data Manager4,160 EUR
Data Modeling Analyst3,660 EUR
Data Quality Analyst3,730 EUR
Data Security Analyst3,630 EUR
Data Security Manager4,390 EUR
Data Warehousing Manager4,090 EUR
Data Warehousing Specialist3,510 EUR
Database Administration Manager4,070 EUR
Database Administrator3,800 EUR
Database Analyst3,960 EUR
Database Developer3,880 EUR
Database Report Writer3,610 EUR
Delivery Manager3,830 EUR
Developer / Programmer3,200 EUR
Development Manager4,280 EUR
Director of Application Development4,640 EUR
Director of Technology5,470 EUR
Disaster Recovery Analyst3,540 EUR
Documentation Specialist3,240 EUR
E-Commerce Manager4,340 EUR
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst4,180 EUR
E-Commerce Marketing Manager4,570 EUR
E-Commerce Sales Manager4,780 EUR
E-Commerce Strategy Manager5,090 EUR
Enterprise Architecture Manager4,690 EUR
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect4,140 EUR
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager5,390 EUR
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant4,010 EUR
ERP Analyst4,010 EUR
ERP Project Manager5,070 EUR
Ethical Hacker3,230 EUR
Financial Systems Manager5,340 EUR
Flash Developer3,080 EUR
Front End Developer2,980 EUR
Full Stack Developer3,640 EUR
Functional Analyst3,830 EUR
Game Developer3,500 EUR
GIS Analyst3,380 EUR
GIS Developer3,440 EUR
Global BI Analyst4,050 EUR
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer3,140 EUR
Graphics Programmer3,370 EUR
Graphics Web Designer2,970 EUR
Hardware Design Engineer3,520 EUR
Hardware Engineering Manager5,510 EUR
Hardware Technician2,830 EUR
Head of Development5,140 EUR
Help Desk Analyst3,370 EUR
Help Desk Manager3,560 EUR
Help Desk Support2,490 EUR
Helpdesk Manager4,170 EUR
Imaging Programmer3,160 EUR
Informatics Optimization Specialist3,590 EUR
Information Assurance Analyst3,680 EUR
Information Program Director4,620 EUR
Information Security Administrator3,530 EUR
Information Security Analyst3,820 EUR
Information Security Engineer3,330 EUR
Information Security Manager4,570 EUR
Information Security Specialist3,800 EUR
Information Services Consultant3,830 EUR
Information Technology Administrator3,000 EUR
Information Technology Asset Manager4,300 EUR
Information Technology Consultant3,940 EUR
Information Technology Coordinator3,040 EUR
Information Technology Director5,710 EUR
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer3,080 EUR
Information Technology Manager5,670 EUR
Information Technology Operations Manager5,530 EUR
Information Technology Product Manager4,850 EUR
Information Technology Project Administrator2,940 EUR
Information Technology Project Coordinator3,650 EUR
Information Technology Project Leader4,120 EUR
Information Technology Project Manager4,320 EUR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager4,210 EUR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)4,210 EUR
Information Technology Quality Specialist3,750 EUR
Information Technology Support2,380 EUR
Information Technology Team Leader4,410 EUR
Information Technology Trainer3,960 EUR
Information Technology Training Analyst3,890 EUR
Interface Design Manager4,760 EUR
Interface Designer3,010 EUR
IOS Developer3,510 EUR
Java Developer3,360 EUR
Javascript Developer3,300 EUR
Lead Developer3,790 EUR
Linux Administrator3,510 EUR
Lotus Domino Administrator3,790 EUR
Lotus Notes Developer3,550 EUR
Mail Server Administrator3,210 EUR
Major Incident Manager4,200 EUR
Managed Service Specialist3,630 EUR
Microsystems Engineer3,520 EUR
Mobile Developer3,320 EUR
Multimedia Developer3,190 EUR
Multimedia Services Manager4,360 EUR
Network Administration Team Lead4,380 EUR
Network Administrator3,270 EUR
Network Analyst3,480 EUR
Network and Infrastructure Manager5,360 EUR
Network Engineer3,350 EUR
Network Engineering Manager4,050 EUR
Network Security Systems Manager4,360 EUR
Network Specialist3,740 EUR
Network Technician2,970 EUR
Nodejs Developer3,910 EUR
NT Systems Administrator3,180 EUR
Numerical Control Programmer2,990 EUR
Online Banking Manager5,590 EUR
Online Banking Specialist4,480 EUR
OPS Manager4,460 EUR
Oracle Database Administrator3,480 EUR
Oracle Developer3,910 EUR
Perl Developer3,110 EUR
PHP Developer3,220 EUR
Python Developer3,700 EUR
Records Manager3,080 EUR
Remedy Developer2,840 EUR
Reporting Analyst3,440 EUR
Ruby Developer3,160 EUR
Salesforce Administrator3,490 EUR
Salesforce Developer2,890 EUR
SAP Consultant3,940 EUR
SAS Programmer3,370 EUR
Scrum Master2,880 EUR
SEO Associate2,960 EUR
SEO Manager4,650 EUR
Service Delivery Manager4,950 EUR
Service Level Manager4,550 EUR
Service Support Lead3,570 EUR
SharePoint Administrator3,540 EUR
Sharepoint Consultant3,640 EUR
Sharepoint Developer3,550 EUR
Shift Leader3,810 EUR
SOA Analyst4,030 EUR
SOC Engineer3,350 EUR
Software Analyst3,550 EUR
Software Architect3,690 EUR
Software Development Manager3,930 EUR
Software Engineer3,760 EUR
Software QA Engineer3,260 EUR
Software Sales3,380 EUR
Software Specialist3,210 EUR
Software Support Engineer2,890 EUR
Software Test Engineer3,090 EUR
Solutions Architect4,250 EUR
Storage Engineer3,060 EUR
Supervisor3,380 EUR
Support Analyst3,300 EUR
Support Specialist3,760 EUR
System Administrator3,200 EUR
Systems Analyst3,680 EUR
Systems Architect3,790 EUR
Systems Consultant3,760 EUR
Systems Engineer3,100 EUR
Systems Integrator3,760 EUR
Technical Analyst3,280 EUR
Technical Consultant3,770 EUR
Technical Manager3,810 EUR
Technical Project Manager4,820 EUR
Technical Sales3,640 EUR
Technical Trainer3,850 EUR
Technical Writer3,380 EUR
Technology Business Analyst3,740 EUR
Technology Director4,710 EUR
Technology Specialist3,770 EUR
Teradata Developer2,880 EUR
Test Analyst3,550 EUR
Tester3,200 EUR
Testing Manager4,380 EUR
TIBCO Developer3,220 EUR
UNIX Administrator3,580 EUR
Usability Engineer3,490 EUR
User Experience Consultant3,910 EUR
User Experience Design Expert3,840 EUR
User Experience Designer3,270 EUR
User Experience Researcher4,190 EUR
User Interface Designer3,540 EUR
VB Developer2,860 EUR
VB.NET Developer3,300 EUR
Video Game Designer3,270 EUR
Visual Information Specialist3,510 EUR
Web Applications Manager4,350 EUR
Web Content Specialist3,850 EUR
Web Designer3,270 EUR
Web Developer3,330 EUR
Web Editor3,110 EUR
Web Project Manager4,060 EUR
Web Promotions Specialist3,710 EUR
Web Security Administrator3,870 EUR
Web Security Manager4,780 EUR
Web Support Analyst2,800 EUR
Web Writer3,070 EUR
Webmaster2,930 EUR
Windows System Administrator3,230 EUR
Wireless Consultant3,940 EUR
Writer and Documentor3,060 EUR

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Italy

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

  • Salary Range

    Information Technology salaries in Italy range from 520 EUR per month (minimum average salary) to 5,660 EUR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 3,630 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 3,630 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,630 EUR. 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 1,870 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 1,870 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 4,740 EUR while 25% are earning more than 4,740 EUR.


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?

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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?

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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 Italy costs anywhere from 18,400 Euro(s) to 55,200 Euro(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 Italy 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 7% more than their female counterparts.

Female
3,430 EUR
Male+7%
3,660 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Italy for all Careers

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Information Technology Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Italy

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

Information Technology

Information Technology professionals in Italy are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 16 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 17 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Italy 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.

Italy / All Professions

Annual Salary Increment Rate Italy
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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 Italy is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
6%
Energy
3%
Information Technology
9%
Healthcare
6%
Travel
3%
Construction
9%
Education
6%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Italy 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 Italy

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Italy 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 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
55%
No Bonus
45%

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.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
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 Italy
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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Italy earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts.

Private Sector
3,570 EUR
Public Sector+5%
3,770 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Information Technology Salary Forecast and Trend in Italy

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 Italy Information Technology
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Average Salary 2016
3,160 EUR
Average Salary 2017+4%
3,280 EUR
Average Salary 2018+3%
3,370 EUR
Average Salary 2019+2%
3,430 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Information Technology salaries in Italy are rising in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% 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 Italy


21 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Italy is 21 EUR. This means that the average person in Italy earns approximately 21 EUR 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 Italy
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The average salary for Information Technology is 3% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bologna3,760 EUR
Catania3,690 EUR
Genova3,830 EUR
Milano4,120 EUR
Napoli4,050 EUR
Palermo3,910 EUR
Parma3,580 EUR
Rome4,200 EUR
Torino3,980 EUR
Trieste3,630 EUR
2663 - 200

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