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Information Technology Average Salaries in France 2020

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


Average Yearly Salary
50,200 EUR
( 4,190 EUR monthly)

LOW
25,800
EUR
AVERAGE
50,200
EUR
HIGH
81,100
EUR

A person working in Information Technology in France typically earns around 50,200 EUR per year. Salaries range from 25,800 EUR (lowest average) to 81,100 EUR (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 Engineer44,600 EUR
ABAP Developer40,000 EUR
Advertising Account Planner40,500 EUR
Android Developer44,800 EUR
Angular Developer39,800 EUR
Application Consultant54,700 EUR
Applications System Specialist38,900 EUR
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist57,700 EUR
Artificial Intelligence Developer56,300 EUR
AS400 Programmer50,300 EUR
Assistant Information Technology Manager54,900 EUR
Assistant Service Delivery Manager54,100 EUR
Avaloq Developer43,300 EUR
BizTalk Developer 48,600 EUR
Blockchain Associate45,900 EUR
Blockchain Developer41,800 EUR
Build and Release Engineer41,900 EUR
Business Intelligence Analyst47,200 EUR
Business Intelligence Developer47,900 EUR
Business Objects Developer44,700 EUR
Business Process Consultant49,600 EUR
Business Systems Analyst44,500 EUR
C# Developer52,200 EUR
C++ Developer51,300 EUR
Capacity Planning Manager60,800 EUR
Change Administrator41,600 EUR
Chief Information Security Officer65,100 EUR
Client Delivery Manager63,500 EUR
CMS Developer40,300 EUR
Computer Animator41,900 EUR
Computer Hardware Engineer40,300 EUR
Computer Networks Architect47,800 EUR
Computer Operator31,900 EUR
Computer Technician35,700 EUR
Copy Editor37,100 EUR
CRM Application Administrator44,100 EUR
Cross Platform Security Manager65,000 EUR
Curam Developer40,200 EUR
Data Analyst44,700 EUR
Data Architect46,500 EUR
Data Center Technician40,000 EUR
Data Entry Supervisor29,300 EUR
Data Manager58,800 EUR
Data Modeling Analyst48,800 EUR
Data Quality Analyst47,800 EUR
Data Security Analyst46,900 EUR
Data Security Manager64,800 EUR
Data Warehousing Manager59,000 EUR
Data Warehousing Specialist44,000 EUR
Database Administration Manager59,800 EUR
Database Administrator48,000 EUR
Database Analyst48,500 EUR
Database Developer46,100 EUR
Database Report Writer45,900 EUR
Delivery Manager47,900 EUR
Developer / Programmer46,400 EUR
Development Manager66,400 EUR
Director of Application Development69,900 EUR
Director of Technology79,500 EUR
Disaster Recovery Analyst45,200 EUR
Documentation Specialist41,800 EUR
E-Commerce Manager54,100 EUR
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst55,800 EUR
E-Commerce Marketing Manager59,300 EUR
E-Commerce Sales Manager60,100 EUR
E-Commerce Strategy Manager61,900 EUR
Enterprise Architecture Manager58,700 EUR
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect59,600 EUR
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager70,000 EUR
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant46,500 EUR
ERP Analyst48,100 EUR
ERP Project Manager65,900 EUR
Ethical Hacker41,200 EUR
Financial Systems Manager69,800 EUR
Flash Developer38,800 EUR
Front End Developer40,000 EUR
Full Stack Developer46,500 EUR
Functional Analyst46,000 EUR
Game Developer43,500 EUR
GIS Analyst41,400 EUR
GIS Developer43,500 EUR
Global BI Analyst51,500 EUR
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer42,400 EUR
Graphics Programmer39,800 EUR
Graphics Web Designer37,600 EUR
Hardware Design Engineer46,900 EUR
Hardware Engineering Manager67,400 EUR
Hardware Technician36,600 EUR
Head of Development66,400 EUR
Help Desk Analyst45,200 EUR
Help Desk Manager51,300 EUR
Help Desk Support33,800 EUR
Helpdesk Manager52,400 EUR
Imaging Programmer41,400 EUR
Informatics Optimization Specialist45,400 EUR
Information Assurance Analyst48,300 EUR
Information Program Director65,100 EUR
Information Security Administrator51,200 EUR
Information Security Analyst55,900 EUR
Information Security Engineer48,000 EUR
Information Security Manager71,700 EUR
Information Security Specialist57,400 EUR
Information Services Consultant57,500 EUR
Information Technology Administrator39,500 EUR
Information Technology Asset Manager62,200 EUR
Information Technology Consultant54,800 EUR
Information Technology Coordinator36,000 EUR
Information Technology Director77,000 EUR
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer39,300 EUR
Information Technology Manager82,500 EUR
Information Technology Operations Manager75,000 EUR
Information Technology Product Manager67,000 EUR
Information Technology Project Administrator39,900 EUR
Information Technology Project Coordinator48,100 EUR
Information Technology Project Leader54,100 EUR
Information Technology Project Manager74,700 EUR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager55,900 EUR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)51,800 EUR
Information Technology Quality Specialist45,500 EUR
Information Technology Support30,300 EUR
Information Technology Team Leader55,400 EUR
Information Technology Trainer48,800 EUR
Information Technology Training Analyst46,500 EUR
Interface Design Manager56,300 EUR
Interface Designer37,700 EUR
IOS Developer49,000 EUR
Java Developer49,800 EUR
Javascript Developer44,100 EUR
Lead Developer53,500 EUR
Linux Administrator47,300 EUR
Lotus Domino Administrator46,600 EUR
Lotus Notes Developer46,700 EUR
Mail Server Administrator41,900 EUR
Major Incident Manager55,500 EUR
Managed Service Specialist45,100 EUR
Microsystems Engineer44,000 EUR
Mobile Developer45,800 EUR
Multimedia Developer39,300 EUR
Multimedia Services Manager53,600 EUR
Network Administration Team Lead54,200 EUR
Network Administrator42,100 EUR
Network Analyst43,500 EUR
Network and Infrastructure Manager69,600 EUR
Network Engineer40,600 EUR
Network Engineering Manager51,500 EUR
Network Security Systems Manager59,200 EUR
Network Specialist45,700 EUR
Network Technician35,100 EUR
Nodejs Developer50,700 EUR
NT Systems Administrator40,200 EUR
Numerical Control Programmer39,500 EUR
Online Banking Manager77,900 EUR
Online Banking Specialist56,600 EUR
OPS Manager65,800 EUR
Oracle Database Administrator44,000 EUR
Oracle Developer48,800 EUR
Perl Developer41,000 EUR
PHP Developer41,800 EUR
Python Developer46,600 EUR
Records Manager39,400 EUR
Remedy Developer38,900 EUR
Reporting Analyst45,800 EUR
Ruby Developer40,500 EUR
Salesforce Administrator46,000 EUR
Salesforce Developer37,000 EUR
SAP Consultant48,800 EUR
SAS Programmer43,300 EUR
Scrum Master36,700 EUR
SEO Associate36,900 EUR
SEO Manager58,400 EUR
Service Delivery Manager59,800 EUR
Service Level Manager57,500 EUR
Service Support Lead48,300 EUR
SharePoint Administrator43,400 EUR
Sharepoint Consultant47,900 EUR
Sharepoint Developer48,100 EUR
Shift Leader47,900 EUR
SOA Analyst43,500 EUR
SOC Engineer43,700 EUR
Software Analyst46,900 EUR
Software Architect47,400 EUR
Software Development Manager59,500 EUR
Software Engineer46,800 EUR
Software QA Engineer44,600 EUR
Software Sales43,900 EUR
Software Specialist41,500 EUR
Software Support Engineer39,500 EUR
Software Test Engineer41,000 EUR
Solutions Architect65,900 EUR
Storage Engineer37,600 EUR
Supervisor33,200 EUR
Support Analyst43,000 EUR
Support Specialist46,600 EUR
System Administrator43,300 EUR
Systems Analyst44,500 EUR
Systems Architect44,400 EUR
Systems Consultant56,000 EUR
Systems Engineer37,100 EUR
Systems Integrator43,600 EUR
Technical Analyst38,900 EUR
Technical Consultant51,400 EUR
Technical Manager49,100 EUR
Technical Project Manager61,000 EUR
Technical Sales45,900 EUR
Technical Trainer47,100 EUR
Technical Writer40,100 EUR
Technology Business Analyst46,000 EUR
Technology Director79,200 EUR
Technology Specialist57,500 EUR
Teradata Developer38,000 EUR
Test Analyst46,400 EUR
Tester40,600 EUR
Testing Manager58,300 EUR
TIBCO Developer38,600 EUR
UNIX Administrator47,100 EUR
Usability Engineer45,100 EUR
User Experience Consultant50,800 EUR
User Experience Design Expert48,100 EUR
User Experience Designer40,500 EUR
User Experience Researcher47,200 EUR
User Interface Designer46,100 EUR
VB Developer35,400 EUR
VB.NET Developer45,500 EUR
Video Game Designer41,600 EUR
Visual Information Specialist40,700 EUR
Web Applications Manager53,400 EUR
Web Content Specialist48,500 EUR
Web Designer38,800 EUR
Web Developer42,500 EUR
Web Editor38,400 EUR
Web Project Manager54,700 EUR
Web Promotions Specialist44,400 EUR
Web Security Administrator49,700 EUR
Web Security Manager69,900 EUR
Web Support Analyst34,300 EUR
Web Writer37,100 EUR
Webmaster37,800 EUR
Windows System Administrator41,200 EUR
Wireless Consultant53,600 EUR
Writer and Documentor40,400 EUR

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in France

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

  • Salary Range

    Information Technology salaries in France range from 25,800 EUR per year (minimum average salary) to 81,100 EUR per year (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 47,200 EUR per year, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 47,200 EUR while the other half are earning more than 47,200 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 32,900 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 32,900 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 60,300 EUR while 25% are earning more than 60,300 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?

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?

Salary Comparison By Education
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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 France costs anywhere from 20,700 Euro(s) to 62,000 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 yearly France 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 France who work in Information Technology earn 7% more than their female counterparts on average.

Female
48,400 EUR
Male+7%
51,700 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in France for all Careers

Salary comparison by gender yearly France
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Information Technology Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in France

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

Information Technology

Information Technology professionals in France are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 14 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 15 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate France 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.

France / 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 France is 7%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
2%
Energy
4%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
8%
Travel
1%
Construction
3%
Education
5%

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

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

49% of surveyed staff in Information Technology reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 51% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 5% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
51%
No Bonus
49%

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 yearly France
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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in France earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
48,300 EUR
Public Sector+5%
50,700 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in France


24 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in France is 24 EUR. This means that the average person in France earns approximately 24 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 yearly France
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The average salary for Information Technology is 1% more than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bordeaux46,600 EUR
Lille46,000 EUR
Lyon53,200 EUR
Marseille54,200 EUR
Montpellier48,300 EUR
Nantes50,500 EUR
Nice51,600 EUR
Paris55,800 EUR
Strasbourg50,000 EUR
Toulouse53,100 EUR
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