A person working in Information Technology in Philippines typically earns around 44,800 PHP per month. Salaries range from 23,200 PHP (lowest average) to 73,000 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.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|2nd Line Systems Engineer||39,700 PHP|
|ABAP Developer||37,300 PHP|
|Advertising Account Planner||38,500 PHP|
|Android Developer||41,100 PHP|
|Angular Developer||36,400 PHP|
|Application Consultant||53,000 PHP|
|Applications System Specialist||37,400 PHP|
|Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist||52,600 PHP|
|Artificial Intelligence Developer||51,100 PHP|
|AS400 Programmer||45,500 PHP|
|Assistant Information Technology Manager||50,700 PHP|
|Assistant Service Delivery Manager||52,100 PHP|
|Avaloq Developer||39,400 PHP|
|BizTalk Developer||46,100 PHP|
|Blockchain Associate||40,100 PHP|
|Blockchain Developer||40,200 PHP|
|Build and Release Engineer||38,900 PHP|
|Business Intelligence Analyst||43,700 PHP|
|Business Intelligence Developer||44,200 PHP|
|Business Objects Developer||39,700 PHP|
|Business Process Consultant||42,500 PHP|
|Business Systems Analyst||36,600 PHP|
|C# Developer||45,200 PHP|
|C++ Developer||44,200 PHP|
|Capacity Planning Manager||57,900 PHP|
|Change Administrator||35,200 PHP|
|Chief Information Security Officer||60,700 PHP|
|Client Delivery Manager||55,400 PHP|
|CMS Developer||34,700 PHP|
|Computer Animator||36,400 PHP|
|Computer Hardware Engineer||34,700 PHP|
|Computer Networks Architect||43,700 PHP|
|Computer Operator||27,500 PHP|
|Computer Technician||34,000 PHP|
|Copy Editor||35,200 PHP|
|CRM Application Administrator||39,200 PHP|
|Cross Platform Security Manager||54,600 PHP|
|Curam Developer||35,900 PHP|
|Data Analyst||39,700 PHP|
|Data Architect||41,200 PHP|
|Data Center Technician||38,500 PHP|
|Data Entry Supervisor||28,600 PHP|
|Data Manager||52,900 PHP|
|Data Modeling Analyst||43,000 PHP|
|Data Quality Analyst||41,900 PHP|
|Data Security Analyst||41,300 PHP|
|Data Security Manager||60,000 PHP|
|Data Warehousing Manager||57,000 PHP|
|Data Warehousing Specialist||38,500 PHP|
|Database Administration Manager||52,100 PHP|
|Database Administrator||41,600 PHP|
|Database Analyst||46,400 PHP|
|Database Developer||44,000 PHP|
|Database Report Writer||39,500 PHP|
|Delivery Manager||45,200 PHP|
|Developer / Programmer||44,100 PHP|
|Development Manager||56,800 PHP|
|Director of Application Development||64,100 PHP|
|Director of Technology||70,900 PHP|
|Disaster Recovery Analyst||41,000 PHP|
|Documentation Specialist||35,800 PHP|
|E-Commerce Manager||49,100 PHP|
|E-Commerce Marketing Analyst||50,500 PHP|
|E-Commerce Marketing Manager||53,500 PHP|
|E-Commerce Sales Manager||54,000 PHP|
|E-Commerce Strategy Manager||61,400 PHP|
|Enterprise Architecture Manager||55,300 PHP|
|Enterprise Infrastructure Architect||53,900 PHP|
|Enterprise Infrastructure Manager||65,800 PHP|
|ERP / CRM Technical Consultant||43,800 PHP|
|ERP Analyst||43,300 PHP|
|ERP Project Manager||56,000 PHP|
|Ethical Hacker||39,600 PHP|
|Financial Systems Manager||59,000 PHP|
|Flash Developer||36,800 PHP|
|Front End Developer||37,200 PHP|
|Full Stack Developer||41,300 PHP|
|Functional Analyst||42,600 PHP|
|Game Developer||38,000 PHP|
|GIS Analyst||39,600 PHP|
|GIS Developer||40,200 PHP|
|Global BI Analyst||44,300 PHP|
|Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer||36,300 PHP|
|Graphics Programmer||36,100 PHP|
|Graphics Web Designer||34,000 PHP|
|Hardware Design Engineer||41,400 PHP|
|Hardware Engineering Manager||62,800 PHP|
|Hardware Technician||32,100 PHP|
|Head of Development||56,800 PHP|
|Help Desk Analyst||39,000 PHP|
|Help Desk Manager||46,300 PHP|
|Help Desk Support||30,400 PHP|
|Helpdesk Manager||47,100 PHP|
|Imaging Programmer||35,200 PHP|
|Informatics Optimization Specialist||44,200 PHP|
|Information Assurance Analyst||42,200 PHP|
|Information Program Director||58,000 PHP|
|Information Security Administrator||47,300 PHP|
|Information Security Analyst||51,200 PHP|
|Information Security Engineer||42,300 PHP|
|Information Security Manager||59,700 PHP|
|Information Security Specialist||52,600 PHP|
|Information Services Consultant||48,900 PHP|
|Information Technology Administrator||32,500 PHP|
|Information Technology Asset Manager||58,200 PHP|
|Information Technology Consultant||51,800 PHP|
|Information Technology Coordinator||33,500 PHP|
|Information Technology Director||68,900 PHP|
|Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer||36,100 PHP|
|Information Technology Manager||69,200 PHP|
|Information Technology Operations Manager||65,100 PHP|
|Information Technology Product Manager||64,500 PHP|
|Information Technology Project Administrator||35,900 PHP|
|Information Technology Project Coordinator||44,300 PHP|
|Information Technology Project Leader||49,700 PHP|
|Information Technology Project Manager||61,900 PHP|
|Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager||51,000 PHP|
|Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)||47,800 PHP|
|Information Technology Quality Specialist||42,800 PHP|
|Information Technology Support||27,100 PHP|
|Information Technology Team Leader||49,800 PHP|
|Information Technology Trainer||45,000 PHP|
|Information Technology Training Analyst||44,000 PHP|
|Interface Design Manager||52,400 PHP|
|Interface Designer||35,600 PHP|
|IOS Developer||46,100 PHP|
|Java Developer||46,700 PHP|
|Lead Developer||46,800 PHP|
|Linux Administrator||41,800 PHP|
|Lotus Domino Administrator||42,500 PHP|
|Lotus Notes Developer||41,900 PHP|
|Mail Server Administrator||37,000 PHP|
|Major Incident Manager||48,100 PHP|
|Managed Service Specialist||42,900 PHP|
|Microsystems Engineer||41,000 PHP|
|Mobile Developer||42,800 PHP|
|Multimedia Developer||36,800 PHP|
|Multimedia Services Manager||49,500 PHP|
|Network Administration Team Lead||48,900 PHP|
|Network Administrator||35,100 PHP|
|Network Analyst||39,900 PHP|
|Network and Infrastructure Manager||62,700 PHP|
|Network Engineer||37,200 PHP|
|Network Engineering Manager||47,100 PHP|
|Network Security Systems Manager||53,900 PHP|
|Network Specialist||41,500 PHP|
|Network Technician||31,800 PHP|
|Nodejs Developer||45,000 PHP|
|NT Systems Administrator||39,100 PHP|
|Numerical Control Programmer||34,200 PHP|
|Online Banking Manager||69,600 PHP|
|Online Banking Specialist||50,500 PHP|
|OPS Manager||60,800 PHP|
|Oracle Database Administrator||39,200 PHP|
|Oracle Developer||44,600 PHP|
|Perl Developer||34,600 PHP|
|PHP Developer||38,900 PHP|
|Python Developer||45,700 PHP|
|Records Manager||36,600 PHP|
|Remedy Developer||33,100 PHP|
|Reporting Analyst||42,900 PHP|
|Ruby Developer||39,000 PHP|
|Salesforce Administrator||38,800 PHP|
|Salesforce Developer||34,400 PHP|
|SAP Consultant||44,100 PHP|
|SAS Programmer||36,100 PHP|
|Scrum Master||32,900 PHP|
|SEO Associate||33,500 PHP|
|SEO Manager||51,900 PHP|
|Service Delivery Manager||51,900 PHP|
|Service Level Manager||55,900 PHP|
|Service Support Lead||42,400 PHP|
|SharePoint Administrator||38,600 PHP|
|Sharepoint Consultant||43,000 PHP|
|Sharepoint Developer||45,400 PHP|
|Shift Leader||44,200 PHP|
|SOA Analyst||41,600 PHP|
|SOC Engineer||38,500 PHP|
|Software Analyst||40,600 PHP|
|Software Architect||42,600 PHP|
|Software Development Manager||53,200 PHP|
|Software Engineer||42,000 PHP|
|Software QA Engineer||39,800 PHP|
|Software Sales||37,300 PHP|
|Software Specialist||36,400 PHP|
|Software Support Engineer||35,300 PHP|
|Software Test Engineer||36,500 PHP|
|Solutions Architect||56,000 PHP|
|Storage Engineer||33,300 PHP|
|Support Analyst||37,400 PHP|
|Support Specialist||43,300 PHP|
|System Administrator||38,000 PHP|
|Systems Analyst||39,700 PHP|
|Systems Architect||43,700 PHP|
|Systems Consultant||52,400 PHP|
|Systems Engineer||35,100 PHP|
|Systems Integrator||41,100 PHP|
|Technical Analyst||36,200 PHP|
|Technical Consultant||48,000 PHP|
|Technical Manager||44,700 PHP|
|Technical Project Manager||55,100 PHP|
|Technical Sales||38,800 PHP|
|Technical Trainer||43,900 PHP|
|Technical Writer||37,300 PHP|
|Technology Business Analyst||41,900 PHP|
|Technology Director||69,700 PHP|
|Technology Specialist||51,600 PHP|
|Teradata Developer||35,000 PHP|
|Test Analyst||41,400 PHP|
|Testing Manager||57,100 PHP|
|TIBCO Developer||37,400 PHP|
|UNIX Administrator||41,200 PHP|
|Usability Engineer||39,600 PHP|
|User Experience Consultant||42,100 PHP|
|User Experience Design Expert||42,100 PHP|
|User Experience Designer||36,600 PHP|
|User Experience Researcher||45,600 PHP|
|User Interface Designer||40,200 PHP|
|VB Developer||32,900 PHP|
|VB.NET Developer||42,100 PHP|
|Video Game Designer||35,800 PHP|
|Visual Information Specialist||38,400 PHP|
|Web Applications Manager||47,400 PHP|
|Web Content Specialist||44,800 PHP|
|Web Designer||38,100 PHP|
|Web Developer||37,500 PHP|
|Web Editor||33,800 PHP|
|Web Project Manager||45,600 PHP|
|Web Promotions Specialist||43,100 PHP|
|Web Security Administrator||43,500 PHP|
|Web Security Manager||61,000 PHP|
|Web Support Analyst||32,800 PHP|
|Web Writer||32,200 PHP|
|Windows System Administrator||39,600 PHP|
|Wireless Consultant||48,400 PHP|
|Writer and Documentor||37,200 PHP|
Information Technology salaries in Philippines range from 23,200 PHP per month (minimum average salary) to 73,000 PHP per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).
The median salary is 48,400 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 48,400 PHP while the other half are earning more than 48,400 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.
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 32,200 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 32,200 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 65,500 PHP while 25% are earning more than 65,500 PHP.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Philippines costs anywhere from 223,000 Philippine Peso(s) to 669,000 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.
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Philippines who work in Information Technology earn 15% more than their female counterparts on average.
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.
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.
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
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Philippines for the year 2020. 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.
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.
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.
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.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting 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.
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.
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.
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.
The average salary for Information Technology is 0% more than that of All Jobs.
|Cagayan de Oro||47,500 PHP|
|Las Pinas||44,900 PHP|
|Quezon City||54,300 PHP|
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 on average across all sectors.