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Information Technology Average Salaries in Puerto Rico 2021

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


Average Yearly Salary
20,200 USD
( 1,690 USD monthly)

LOW
10,500
USD
AVERAGE
20,200
USD
HIGH
33,000
USD

A person working in Information Technology in Puerto Rico typically earns around 20,200 USD per year. Salaries range from 10,500 USD (lowest average) to 33,000 USD (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average yearly 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 Engineer17,600 USD
ABAP Developer16,600 USD
Advertising Account Planner17,300 USD
Android Developer18,100 USD
Angular Developer16,100 USD
Application Consultant21,700 USD
Applications System Specialist16,600 USD
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist23,400 USD
Artificial Intelligence Developer22,800 USD
AS400 Programmer19,700 USD
Assistant Information Technology Manager22,900 USD
Assistant Service Delivery Manager23,000 USD
Avaloq Developer16,900 USD
BizTalk Developer 19,400 USD
Blockchain Associate17,600 USD
Blockchain Developer17,700 USD
Build and Release Engineer16,900 USD
Business Intelligence Analyst19,000 USD
Business Intelligence Developer20,000 USD
Business Objects Developer18,200 USD
Business Process Consultant20,500 USD
Business Systems Analyst16,900 USD
C# Developer20,800 USD
C++ Developer20,500 USD
Capacity Planning Manager25,900 USD
Change Administrator16,200 USD
Chief Information Security Officer27,100 USD
Client Delivery Manager23,600 USD
CMS Developer15,000 USD
Computer Animator16,200 USD
Computer Hardware Engineer15,000 USD
Computer Networks Architect20,000 USD
Computer Operator12,300 USD
Computer Technician15,200 USD
Copy Editor15,800 USD
CRM Application Administrator16,900 USD
Cross Platform Security Manager24,400 USD
Curam Developer15,800 USD
Data Analyst18,200 USD
Data Architect19,000 USD
Data Center Technician17,000 USD
Data Entry Supervisor12,000 USD
Data Manager24,700 USD
Data Modeling Analyst18,100 USD
Data Quality Analyst19,000 USD
Data Security Analyst19,200 USD
Data Security Manager27,000 USD
Data Warehousing Manager24,200 USD
Data Warehousing Specialist18,000 USD
Database Administration Manager22,200 USD
Database Administrator19,700 USD
Database Analyst20,000 USD
Database Developer19,000 USD
Database Report Writer17,100 USD
Delivery Manager18,500 USD
Developer / Programmer18,500 USD
Development Manager25,700 USD
Director of Application Development26,400 USD
Director of Technology31,400 USD
Disaster Recovery Analyst17,100 USD
Documentation Specialist16,200 USD
E-Commerce Manager23,500 USD
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst21,900 USD
E-Commerce Marketing Manager23,300 USD
E-Commerce Sales Manager23,600 USD
E-Commerce Strategy Manager27,000 USD
Enterprise Architecture Manager22,700 USD
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect25,000 USD
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager30,000 USD
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant19,200 USD
ERP Analyst20,200 USD
ERP Project Manager25,600 USD
Ethical Hacker17,500 USD
Financial Systems Manager27,100 USD
Flash Developer15,500 USD
Front End Developer16,100 USD
Full Stack Developer18,300 USD
Functional Analyst18,500 USD
Game Developer17,300 USD
GIS Analyst17,100 USD
GIS Developer17,500 USD
Global BI Analyst19,200 USD
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer17,000 USD
Graphics Programmer16,200 USD
Graphics Web Designer15,300 USD
Hardware Design Engineer17,400 USD
Hardware Engineering Manager26,200 USD
Hardware Technician15,000 USD
Head of Development25,700 USD
Help Desk Analyst18,000 USD
Help Desk Manager20,800 USD
Help Desk Support13,700 USD
Helpdesk Manager20,600 USD
Imaging Programmer16,600 USD
Informatics Optimization Specialist19,200 USD
Information Assurance Analyst18,500 USD
Information Program Director25,700 USD
Information Security Administrator21,300 USD
Information Security Analyst23,400 USD
Information Security Engineer17,800 USD
Information Security Manager27,100 USD
Information Security Specialist21,700 USD
Information Services Consultant21,500 USD
Information Technology Administrator15,000 USD
Information Technology Asset Manager25,800 USD
Information Technology Consultant22,700 USD
Information Technology Coordinator15,500 USD
Information Technology Director31,400 USD
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer17,000 USD
Information Technology Manager32,200 USD
Information Technology Operations Manager30,900 USD
Information Technology Product Manager28,500 USD
Information Technology Project Administrator16,200 USD
Information Technology Project Coordinator18,700 USD
Information Technology Project Leader23,400 USD
Information Technology Project Manager29,200 USD
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager21,900 USD
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)20,200 USD
Information Technology Quality Specialist19,500 USD
Information Technology Support12,400 USD
Information Technology Team Leader21,800 USD
Information Technology Trainer19,000 USD
Information Technology Training Analyst19,200 USD
Interface Design Manager24,200 USD
Interface Designer14,600 USD
IOS Developer21,000 USD
Java Developer20,000 USD
Javascript Developer19,200 USD
Lead Developer21,900 USD
Linux Administrator18,100 USD
Lotus Domino Administrator19,500 USD
Lotus Notes Developer19,000 USD
Mail Server Administrator17,700 USD
Major Incident Manager21,400 USD
Managed Service Specialist19,200 USD
Microsystems Engineer18,300 USD
Mobile Developer19,000 USD
Multimedia Developer15,700 USD
Multimedia Services Manager20,900 USD
Network Administration Team Lead22,700 USD
Network Administrator17,000 USD
Network Analyst17,500 USD
Network and Infrastructure Manager29,200 USD
Network Engineer16,400 USD
Network Engineering Manager20,800 USD
Network Security Systems Manager24,000 USD
Network Specialist18,500 USD
Network Technician14,300 USD
Nodejs Developer19,400 USD
NT Systems Administrator17,100 USD
Numerical Control Programmer15,200 USD
Online Banking Manager30,700 USD
Online Banking Specialist22,300 USD
OPS Manager25,700 USD
Oracle Database Administrator17,300 USD
Oracle Developer20,400 USD
Perl Developer16,500 USD
PHP Developer16,800 USD
Python Developer20,400 USD
Records Manager15,800 USD
Remedy Developer14,600 USD
Reporting Analyst19,000 USD
Ruby Developer17,200 USD
Salesforce Administrator18,500 USD
Salesforce Developer14,900 USD
SAP Consultant20,500 USD
SAS Programmer17,500 USD
Scrum Master15,000 USD
SEO Associate16,000 USD
SEO Manager22,300 USD
Service Delivery Manager23,800 USD
Service Level Manager24,400 USD
Service Support Lead18,500 USD
SharePoint Administrator17,100 USD
Sharepoint Consultant19,500 USD
Sharepoint Developer19,900 USD
Shift Leader20,000 USD
SOA Analyst18,000 USD
SOC Engineer18,500 USD
Software Analyst18,100 USD
Software Architect18,100 USD
Software Development Manager24,200 USD
Software Engineer17,800 USD
Software QA Engineer16,400 USD
Software Sales17,100 USD
Software Specialist17,000 USD
Software Support Engineer14,600 USD
Software Test Engineer16,700 USD
Solutions Architect25,600 USD
Storage Engineer14,800 USD
Supervisor13,200 USD
Support Analyst16,000 USD
Support Specialist18,800 USD
System Administrator16,600 USD
Systems Analyst18,700 USD
Systems Architect18,800 USD
Systems Consultant23,200 USD
Systems Engineer15,300 USD
Systems Integrator18,100 USD
Technical Analyst16,700 USD
Technical Consultant21,300 USD
Technical Manager19,200 USD
Technical Project Manager24,800 USD
Technical Sales17,800 USD
Technical Trainer18,300 USD
Technical Writer17,200 USD
Technology Business Analyst19,200 USD
Technology Director31,400 USD
Technology Specialist23,400 USD
Teradata Developer14,800 USD
Test Analyst18,300 USD
Tester15,800 USD
Testing Manager25,500 USD
TIBCO Developer15,300 USD
UNIX Administrator18,100 USD
Usability Engineer18,500 USD
User Experience Consultant19,900 USD
User Experience Design Expert19,700 USD
User Experience Designer17,000 USD
User Experience Researcher19,400 USD
User Interface Designer17,100 USD
VB Developer14,300 USD
VB.NET Developer18,300 USD
Video Game Designer15,500 USD
Visual Information Specialist16,900 USD
Web Applications Manager21,100 USD
Web Content Specialist20,200 USD
Web Designer17,000 USD
Web Developer16,800 USD
Web Editor15,200 USD
Web Project Manager20,700 USD
Web Promotions Specialist17,600 USD
Web Security Administrator19,700 USD
Web Security Manager27,800 USD
Web Support Analyst14,100 USD
Web Writer14,700 USD
Webmaster15,000 USD
Windows System Administrator17,500 USD
Wireless Consultant22,500 USD
Writer and Documentor15,700 USD

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Puerto Rico

Median and salary distribution yearly Puerto Rico Information Technology
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Information Technology salaries in Puerto Rico range from 10,500 USD per year (minimum average salary) to 33,000 USD per year (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 19,800 USD per year, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 19,800 USD while the other half are earning more than 19,800 USD. 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 13,600 USD while 75% of them are earning more than 13,600 USD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 25,900 USD while 25% are earning more than 25,900 USD.


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.
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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 Puerto Rico costs anywhere from 8,390 US Dollar(s) to 25,200 US Dollar(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 yearly Puerto Rico 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 in Puerto Rico who work in Information Technology earn 16% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
21,800 USD
Female-14%
18,800 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Puerto Rico for all Careers

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Information Technology Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Puerto Rico

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

Information Technology

Information Technology professionals in Puerto Rico are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 5% every 28 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.

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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.

Puerto Rico / All Professions

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 Puerto Rico is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
4%
Energy
8%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
7%
Travel
2%
Construction
6%
Education
1%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Puerto Rico 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.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Information Technology Bonus and Incentive Rates in Puerto Rico

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Puerto Rico 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.

66% of surveyed staff in Information Technology reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 34% 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
34%
No Bonus
66%

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.

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Puerto Rico


10 USD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Puerto Rico is 10 USD. This means that the average person in Puerto Rico earns approximately 10 USD 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 yearly Puerto Rico
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The average salary for Information Technology is 0% more than that of All Jobs.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Puerto Rico earn 21% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
18,300 USD
Public Sector+21%
22,200 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
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