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Information Technology Average Salaries in Bangladesh 2020

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


Average Monthly Salary
26,400 BDT
( 317,000 BDT yearly)

LOW
13,600
BDT
AVERAGE
26,400
BDT
HIGH
42,600
BDT

A person working in Information Technology in Bangladesh typically earns around 26,400 BDT per month. Salaries range from 13,600 BDT (lowest average) to 42,600 BDT (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 Engineer25,400 BDT
ABAP Developer22,500 BDT
Advertising Account Planner22,500 BDT
Android Developer24,400 BDT
Angular Developer22,700 BDT
Application Consultant31,800 BDT
Applications System Specialist22,200 BDT
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist31,100 BDT
Artificial Intelligence Developer31,600 BDT
AS400 Programmer28,000 BDT
Assistant Information Technology Manager31,900 BDT
Assistant Service Delivery Manager29,400 BDT
Avaloq Developer24,400 BDT
BizTalk Developer 28,400 BDT
Blockchain Associate26,400 BDT
Blockchain Developer22,700 BDT
Build and Release Engineer23,400 BDT
Business Intelligence Analyst27,600 BDT
Business Intelligence Developer27,800 BDT
Business Objects Developer25,300 BDT
Business Process Consultant26,100 BDT
Business Systems Analyst23,900 BDT
C# Developer28,000 BDT
C++ Developer28,700 BDT
Capacity Planning Manager35,700 BDT
Change Administrator23,600 BDT
Chief Information Security Officer36,600 BDT
Client Delivery Manager32,800 BDT
CMS Developer22,500 BDT
Computer Animator22,600 BDT
Computer Hardware Engineer22,500 BDT
Computer Networks Architect25,900 BDT
Computer Operator17,900 BDT
Computer Technician21,000 BDT
Copy Editor20,600 BDT
CRM Application Administrator22,500 BDT
Cross Platform Security Manager34,600 BDT
Curam Developer21,900 BDT
Data Analyst25,300 BDT
Data Architect24,900 BDT
Data Center Technician21,800 BDT
Data Entry Supervisor16,400 BDT
Data Manager32,500 BDT
Data Modeling Analyst25,800 BDT
Data Quality Analyst26,200 BDT
Data Security Analyst26,000 BDT
Data Security Manager36,000 BDT
Data Warehousing Manager35,600 BDT
Data Warehousing Specialist25,400 BDT
Database Administration Manager30,900 BDT
Database Administrator25,900 BDT
Database Analyst27,400 BDT
Database Developer27,200 BDT
Database Report Writer25,600 BDT
Delivery Manager26,300 BDT
Developer / Programmer27,100 BDT
Development Manager34,800 BDT
Director of Application Development36,300 BDT
Director of Technology45,200 BDT
Disaster Recovery Analyst25,300 BDT
Documentation Specialist21,900 BDT
E-Commerce Manager32,000 BDT
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst31,100 BDT
E-Commerce Marketing Manager31,200 BDT
E-Commerce Sales Manager33,100 BDT
E-Commerce Strategy Manager35,700 BDT
Enterprise Architecture Manager32,200 BDT
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect34,900 BDT
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager40,200 BDT
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant26,800 BDT
ERP Analyst26,600 BDT
ERP Project Manager35,800 BDT
Ethical Hacker22,400 BDT
Financial Systems Manager39,500 BDT
Flash Developer21,500 BDT
Front End Developer21,300 BDT
Full Stack Developer27,600 BDT
Functional Analyst26,800 BDT
Game Developer22,600 BDT
GIS Analyst23,400 BDT
GIS Developer25,400 BDT
Global BI Analyst28,700 BDT
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer22,200 BDT
Graphics Programmer23,400 BDT
Graphics Web Designer20,900 BDT
Hardware Design Engineer24,900 BDT
Hardware Engineering Manager36,100 BDT
Hardware Technician20,200 BDT
Head of Development34,800 BDT
Help Desk Analyst25,300 BDT
Help Desk Manager28,500 BDT
Help Desk Support17,700 BDT
Helpdesk Manager28,900 BDT
Imaging Programmer22,600 BDT
Informatics Optimization Specialist26,500 BDT
Information Assurance Analyst27,800 BDT
Information Program Director37,000 BDT
Information Security Administrator29,700 BDT
Information Security Analyst30,300 BDT
Information Security Engineer25,400 BDT
Information Security Manager39,400 BDT
Information Security Specialist29,800 BDT
Information Services Consultant31,300 BDT
Information Technology Administrator21,200 BDT
Information Technology Asset Manager35,400 BDT
Information Technology Consultant30,200 BDT
Information Technology Coordinator20,200 BDT
Information Technology Director44,200 BDT
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer23,800 BDT
Information Technology Manager43,700 BDT
Information Technology Operations Manager40,500 BDT
Information Technology Product Manager36,500 BDT
Information Technology Project Administrator21,000 BDT
Information Technology Project Coordinator27,800 BDT
Information Technology Project Leader32,700 BDT
Information Technology Project Manager38,600 BDT
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager30,200 BDT
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)28,700 BDT
Information Technology Quality Specialist26,100 BDT
Information Technology Support17,400 BDT
Information Technology Team Leader30,500 BDT
Information Technology Trainer27,000 BDT
Information Technology Training Analyst25,600 BDT
Interface Design Manager31,600 BDT
Interface Designer20,700 BDT
IOS Developer28,100 BDT
Java Developer28,400 BDT
Javascript Developer25,400 BDT
Lead Developer30,900 BDT
Linux Administrator25,200 BDT
Lotus Domino Administrator26,400 BDT
Lotus Notes Developer25,600 BDT
Mail Server Administrator23,400 BDT
Major Incident Manager29,900 BDT
Managed Service Specialist26,500 BDT
Microsystems Engineer24,700 BDT
Mobile Developer27,200 BDT
Multimedia Developer23,400 BDT
Multimedia Services Manager29,700 BDT
Network Administration Team Lead31,700 BDT
Network Administrator23,200 BDT
Network Analyst25,000 BDT
Network and Infrastructure Manager38,500 BDT
Network Engineer22,100 BDT
Network Engineering Manager29,300 BDT
Network Security Systems Manager31,900 BDT
Network Specialist25,700 BDT
Network Technician20,600 BDT
Nodejs Developer25,900 BDT
NT Systems Administrator23,500 BDT
Numerical Control Programmer21,200 BDT
Online Banking Manager42,400 BDT
Online Banking Specialist32,200 BDT
OPS Manager36,400 BDT
Oracle Database Administrator25,000 BDT
Oracle Developer26,400 BDT
Perl Developer20,900 BDT
PHP Developer22,300 BDT
Python Developer26,200 BDT
Records Manager21,000 BDT
Remedy Developer21,200 BDT
Reporting Analyst26,000 BDT
Ruby Developer23,100 BDT
Salesforce Administrator23,500 BDT
Salesforce Developer19,700 BDT
SAP Consultant28,500 BDT
SAS Programmer23,900 BDT
Scrum Master21,100 BDT
SEO Associate21,800 BDT
SEO Manager29,800 BDT
Service Delivery Manager32,400 BDT
Service Level Manager33,500 BDT
Service Support Lead26,600 BDT
SharePoint Administrator25,800 BDT
Sharepoint Consultant26,300 BDT
Sharepoint Developer26,500 BDT
Shift Leader27,800 BDT
SOA Analyst25,700 BDT
SOC Engineer24,400 BDT
Software Analyst25,200 BDT
Software Architect24,800 BDT
Software Development Manager34,100 BDT
Software Engineer25,600 BDT
Software QA Engineer24,200 BDT
Software Sales23,800 BDT
Software Specialist22,900 BDT
Software Support Engineer21,500 BDT
Software Test Engineer23,200 BDT
Solutions Architect35,800 BDT
Storage Engineer22,300 BDT
Supervisor17,700 BDT
Support Analyst22,200 BDT
Support Specialist26,000 BDT
System Administrator23,900 BDT
Systems Analyst25,400 BDT
Systems Architect26,500 BDT
Systems Consultant31,900 BDT
Systems Engineer20,500 BDT
Systems Integrator25,100 BDT
Technical Analyst21,800 BDT
Technical Consultant30,500 BDT
Technical Manager27,700 BDT
Technical Project Manager33,900 BDT
Technical Sales26,000 BDT
Technical Trainer25,200 BDT
Technical Writer22,400 BDT
Technology Business Analyst26,100 BDT
Technology Director44,000 BDT
Technology Specialist31,600 BDT
Teradata Developer22,000 BDT
Test Analyst25,300 BDT
Tester21,500 BDT
Testing Manager32,800 BDT
TIBCO Developer22,400 BDT
UNIX Administrator27,100 BDT
Usability Engineer25,000 BDT
User Experience Consultant26,300 BDT
User Experience Design Expert27,800 BDT
User Experience Designer23,700 BDT
User Experience Researcher28,500 BDT
User Interface Designer23,800 BDT
VB Developer19,800 BDT
VB.NET Developer26,600 BDT
Video Game Designer23,200 BDT
Visual Information Specialist23,500 BDT
Web Applications Manager31,700 BDT
Web Content Specialist28,200 BDT
Web Designer21,900 BDT
Web Developer22,600 BDT
Web Editor21,300 BDT
Web Project Manager30,000 BDT
Web Promotions Specialist25,800 BDT
Web Security Administrator27,300 BDT
Web Security Manager36,300 BDT
Web Support Analyst19,400 BDT
Web Writer20,100 BDT
Webmaster21,500 BDT
Windows System Administrator22,400 BDT
Wireless Consultant31,300 BDT
Writer and Documentor23,300 BDT

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Bangladesh

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

  • Salary Range

    Information Technology salaries in Bangladesh range from 13,600 BDT per month (minimum average salary) to 42,600 BDT per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 28,500 BDT per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 28,500 BDT while the other half are earning more than 28,500 BDT. 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 18,900 BDT while 75% of them are earning more than 18,900 BDT. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 38,400 BDT while 25% are earning more than 38,400 BDT.


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?

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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 Bangladesh costs anywhere from 130,000 Taka(s) to 390,000 Taka(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 Bangladesh 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 Bangladesh who work in Information Technology earn 35% more than their female counterparts on average.

Female
22,500 BDT
Male+35%
30,300 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Bangladesh for all Careers

Salary comparison by gender monthly Bangladesh
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Information Technology Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Bangladesh

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

Information Technology

Information Technology professionals in Bangladesh are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 27 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Bangladesh 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.

Bangladesh / 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 Bangladesh is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

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

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

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

61% of surveyed staff in Information Technology reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 39% 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
39%
No Bonus
61%

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 Bangladesh
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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Bangladesh earn 25% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
23,200 BDT
Public Sector+25%
28,900 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Bangladesh


150 BDT per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Bangladesh is 150 BDT. This means that the average person in Bangladesh earns approximately 150 BDT 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 Bangladesh
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The average salary for Information Technology is 1% more than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Barisal26,300 BDT
Bogra27,700 BDT
Chandpur24,200 BDT
Chittagong29,000 BDT
Coxs Bazar25,300 BDT
Dhaka29,500 BDT
Jamalpur24,800 BDT
Jessore26,000 BDT
Khulna28,100 BDT
Rajshahi28,700 BDT
St. Martin23,700 BDT
Sylhet27,100 BDT
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