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Information Technology Average Salaries in Chile 2020

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


Average Monthly Salary
2,090,000 CLP
( 25,100,000 CLP yearly)

LOW
305,000
CLP
AVERAGE
2,090,000
CLP
HIGH
3,320,000
CLP

A person working in Information Technology in Chile typically earns around 2,090,000 CLP per month. Salaries range from 305,000 CLP (lowest average) to 3,320,000 CLP (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 Engineer1,980,000 CLP
ABAP Developer1,940,000 CLP
Advertising Account Planner1,900,000 CLP
Android Developer1,880,000 CLP
Angular Developer1,750,000 CLP
Application Consultant2,340,000 CLP
Applications System Specialist1,870,000 CLP
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist2,350,000 CLP
Artificial Intelligence Developer2,030,000 CLP
AS400 Programmer2,010,000 CLP
Assistant Information Technology Manager2,430,000 CLP
Assistant Service Delivery Manager2,420,000 CLP
Avaloq Developer1,850,000 CLP
BizTalk Developer 2,040,000 CLP
Blockchain Associate2,120,000 CLP
Blockchain Developer1,870,000 CLP
Build and Release Engineer1,830,000 CLP
Business Intelligence Analyst2,230,000 CLP
Business Intelligence Developer2,120,000 CLP
Business Objects Developer1,880,000 CLP
Business Process Consultant2,150,000 CLP
Business Systems Analyst1,860,000 CLP
C# Developer1,990,000 CLP
C++ Developer2,030,000 CLP
Capacity Planning Manager2,680,000 CLP
Change Administrator1,840,000 CLP
Chief Information Security Officer3,030,000 CLP
Client Delivery Manager2,630,000 CLP
CMS Developer1,800,000 CLP
Computer Animator1,760,000 CLP
Computer Hardware Engineer1,800,000 CLP
Computer Networks Architect2,130,000 CLP
Computer Operator1,440,000 CLP
Computer Technician1,560,000 CLP
Copy Editor1,740,000 CLP
CRM Application Administrator1,950,000 CLP
Cross Platform Security Manager2,360,000 CLP
Curam Developer1,670,000 CLP
Data Analyst1,880,000 CLP
Data Architect2,100,000 CLP
Data Center Technician1,790,000 CLP
Data Entry Supervisor1,500,000 CLP
Data Manager2,330,000 CLP
Data Modeling Analyst2,070,000 CLP
Data Quality Analyst1,950,000 CLP
Data Security Analyst2,130,000 CLP
Data Security Manager2,600,000 CLP
Data Warehousing Manager2,350,000 CLP
Data Warehousing Specialist1,940,000 CLP
Database Administration Manager2,190,000 CLP
Database Administrator2,130,000 CLP
Database Analyst2,090,000 CLP
Database Developer2,130,000 CLP
Database Report Writer2,050,000 CLP
Delivery Manager2,110,000 CLP
Developer / Programmer1,910,000 CLP
Development Manager2,510,000 CLP
Director of Application Development2,520,000 CLP
Director of Technology3,080,000 CLP
Disaster Recovery Analyst2,030,000 CLP
Documentation Specialist1,900,000 CLP
E-Commerce Manager2,620,000 CLP
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst2,380,000 CLP
E-Commerce Marketing Manager2,700,000 CLP
E-Commerce Sales Manager2,650,000 CLP
E-Commerce Strategy Manager2,930,000 CLP
Enterprise Architecture Manager2,580,000 CLP
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect2,230,000 CLP
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager3,080,000 CLP
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant2,090,000 CLP
ERP Analyst2,240,000 CLP
ERP Project Manager2,730,000 CLP
Ethical Hacker1,840,000 CLP
Financial Systems Manager2,980,000 CLP
Flash Developer1,720,000 CLP
Front End Developer1,720,000 CLP
Full Stack Developer2,120,000 CLP
Functional Analyst2,150,000 CLP
Game Developer1,900,000 CLP
GIS Analyst1,780,000 CLP
GIS Developer1,940,000 CLP
Global BI Analyst2,300,000 CLP
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer1,830,000 CLP
Graphics Programmer1,830,000 CLP
Graphics Web Designer1,680,000 CLP
Hardware Design Engineer1,990,000 CLP
Hardware Engineering Manager2,890,000 CLP
Hardware Technician1,660,000 CLP
Head of Development3,010,000 CLP
Help Desk Analyst1,930,000 CLP
Help Desk Manager2,010,000 CLP
Help Desk Support1,460,000 CLP
Helpdesk Manager2,320,000 CLP
Imaging Programmer1,900,000 CLP
Informatics Optimization Specialist2,020,000 CLP
Information Assurance Analyst2,230,000 CLP
Information Program Director2,600,000 CLP
Information Security Administrator1,970,000 CLP
Information Security Analyst2,160,000 CLP
Information Security Engineer1,890,000 CLP
Information Security Manager2,650,000 CLP
Information Security Specialist2,060,000 CLP
Information Services Consultant2,290,000 CLP
Information Technology Administrator1,650,000 CLP
Information Technology Asset Manager2,420,000 CLP
Information Technology Consultant2,190,000 CLP
Information Technology Coordinator1,660,000 CLP
Information Technology Director3,270,000 CLP
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer1,770,000 CLP
Information Technology Manager3,210,000 CLP
Information Technology Operations Manager3,100,000 CLP
Information Technology Product Manager2,760,000 CLP
Information Technology Project Administrator1,720,000 CLP
Information Technology Project Coordinator2,230,000 CLP
Information Technology Project Leader2,370,000 CLP
Information Technology Project Manager2,580,000 CLP
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager2,360,000 CLP
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)2,240,000 CLP
Information Technology Quality Specialist2,140,000 CLP
Information Technology Support1,360,000 CLP
Information Technology Team Leader2,450,000 CLP
Information Technology Trainer2,110,000 CLP
Information Technology Training Analyst2,160,000 CLP
Interface Design Manager2,590,000 CLP
Interface Designer1,660,000 CLP
IOS Developer2,010,000 CLP
Java Developer1,910,000 CLP
Javascript Developer1,900,000 CLP
Lead Developer2,090,000 CLP
Linux Administrator2,020,000 CLP
Lotus Domino Administrator2,220,000 CLP
Lotus Notes Developer2,160,000 CLP
Mail Server Administrator1,920,000 CLP
Major Incident Manager2,330,000 CLP
Managed Service Specialist1,970,000 CLP
Microsystems Engineer2,140,000 CLP
Mobile Developer1,940,000 CLP
Multimedia Developer1,880,000 CLP
Multimedia Services Manager2,320,000 CLP
Network Administration Team Lead2,360,000 CLP
Network Administrator1,910,000 CLP
Network Analyst1,910,000 CLP
Network and Infrastructure Manager3,000,000 CLP
Network Engineer1,910,000 CLP
Network Engineering Manager2,170,000 CLP
Network Security Systems Manager2,430,000 CLP
Network Specialist1,960,000 CLP
Network Technician1,610,000 CLP
Nodejs Developer2,170,000 CLP
NT Systems Administrator1,790,000 CLP
Numerical Control Programmer1,660,000 CLP
Online Banking Manager3,030,000 CLP
Online Banking Specialist2,520,000 CLP
OPS Manager2,370,000 CLP
Oracle Database Administrator1,960,000 CLP
Oracle Developer2,210,000 CLP
Perl Developer1,720,000 CLP
PHP Developer1,850,000 CLP
Python Developer2,030,000 CLP
Records Manager1,770,000 CLP
Remedy Developer1,700,000 CLP
Reporting Analyst1,940,000 CLP
Ruby Developer1,870,000 CLP
Salesforce Administrator1,930,000 CLP
Salesforce Developer1,660,000 CLP
SAP Consultant2,120,000 CLP
SAS Programmer1,960,000 CLP
Scrum Master1,650,000 CLP
SEO Associate1,790,000 CLP
SEO Manager2,580,000 CLP
Service Delivery Manager2,800,000 CLP
Service Level Manager2,550,000 CLP
Service Support Lead2,080,000 CLP
SharePoint Administrator2,070,000 CLP
Sharepoint Consultant2,210,000 CLP
Sharepoint Developer1,970,000 CLP
Shift Leader2,120,000 CLP
SOA Analyst2,210,000 CLP
SOC Engineer2,000,000 CLP
Software Analyst1,970,000 CLP
Software Architect1,940,000 CLP
Software Development Manager2,250,000 CLP
Software Engineer2,050,000 CLP
Software QA Engineer1,940,000 CLP
Software Sales1,820,000 CLP
Software Specialist1,880,000 CLP
Software Support Engineer1,720,000 CLP
Software Test Engineer1,730,000 CLP
Solutions Architect2,290,000 CLP
Storage Engineer1,790,000 CLP
Supervisor1,930,000 CLP
Support Analyst1,780,000 CLP
Support Specialist2,030,000 CLP
System Administrator1,870,000 CLP
Systems Analyst2,090,000 CLP
Systems Architect2,020,000 CLP
Systems Consultant2,110,000 CLP
Systems Engineer1,720,000 CLP
Systems Integrator1,960,000 CLP
Technical Analyst1,790,000 CLP
Technical Consultant2,210,000 CLP
Technical Manager2,220,000 CLP
Technical Project Manager2,720,000 CLP
Technical Sales2,030,000 CLP
Technical Trainer2,020,000 CLP
Technical Writer1,850,000 CLP
Technology Business Analyst2,200,000 CLP
Technology Director2,530,000 CLP
Technology Specialist2,300,000 CLP
Teradata Developer1,760,000 CLP
Test Analyst1,920,000 CLP
Tester1,810,000 CLP
Testing Manager2,400,000 CLP
TIBCO Developer1,800,000 CLP
UNIX Administrator2,170,000 CLP
Usability Engineer2,050,000 CLP
User Experience Consultant2,330,000 CLP
User Experience Design Expert2,120,000 CLP
User Experience Designer1,760,000 CLP
User Experience Researcher2,410,000 CLP
User Interface Designer1,910,000 CLP
VB Developer1,540,000 CLP
VB.NET Developer1,850,000 CLP
Video Game Designer1,860,000 CLP
Visual Information Specialist1,830,000 CLP
Web Applications Manager2,540,000 CLP
Web Content Specialist2,150,000 CLP
Web Designer1,800,000 CLP
Web Developer1,900,000 CLP
Web Editor1,670,000 CLP
Web Project Manager2,350,000 CLP
Web Promotions Specialist2,070,000 CLP
Web Security Administrator2,030,000 CLP
Web Security Manager2,600,000 CLP
Web Support Analyst1,480,000 CLP
Web Writer1,730,000 CLP
Webmaster1,720,000 CLP
Windows System Administrator1,840,000 CLP
Wireless Consultant2,120,000 CLP
Writer and Documentor1,870,000 CLP

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Chile

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

  • Salary Range

    Information Technology salaries in Chile range from 305,000 CLP per month (minimum average salary) to 3,320,000 CLP per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 2,170,000 CLP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 2,170,000 CLP while the other half are earning more than 2,170,000 CLP. 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 1,110,000 CLP while 75% of them are earning more than 1,110,000 CLP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 2,850,000 CLP while 25% are earning more than 2,850,000 CLP.


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 Chile costs anywhere from 10,800,000 Chilean Peso(s) to 32,400,000 Chilean 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 Chile 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
2,040,000 CLP
Male+7%
2,190,000 CLP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Chile for all Careers

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Information Technology Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Chile

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

Information Technology

Information Technology professionals in Chile are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 8% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 7% granted to employees every 19 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Chile 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.

Chile / All Professions

Annual Salary Increment Rate Chile
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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 Chile is 4%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
7%
Energy
5%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
1%
Travel
8%
Construction
6%
Education
4%

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

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

47% of surveyed staff in Information Technology reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 53% 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
53%
No Bonus
47%

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 Chile
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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Chile earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts.

Private Sector
2,100,000 CLP
Public Sector+7%
2,250,000 CLP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Information Technology Salary Forecast and Trend in Chile

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 Chile Information Technology
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Average Salary 2016
1,870,000 CLP
Average Salary 2017+4%
1,940,000 CLP
Average Salary 2018+3%
2,000,000 CLP
Average Salary 2019+2%
2,050,000 CLP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Information Technology salaries in Chile 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 Chile


12,000 CLP per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Chile is 12,000 CLP. This means that the average person in Chile earns approximately 12,000 CLP 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 Chile
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The average salary for Information Technology is 3% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antofagasta2,230,000 CLP
Concepcion1,960,000 CLP
La Florida2,290,000 CLP
Las Condes2,120,000 CLP
Maipu2,330,000 CLP
Penalolen1,990,000 CLP
Puente Alto2,370,000 CLP
Rancagua1,920,000 CLP
San Bernardo2,080,000 CLP
Santiago2,430,000 CLP
Temuco2,050,000 CLP
Valparaiso2,180,000 CLP
Vina del Mar2,260,000 CLP
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