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Information Technology Average Salaries in Colombia 2023

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

Average Monthly Salary
4,830,000 COP
( 58,000,000 COP yearly)

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

A person working in Information Technology in Colombia typically earns around 4,830,000 COP. Salaries range from 2,440,000 COP (lowest average) to 7,680,000 COP (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

Salary Variance

The provided figure represents the median compensation that encompasses housing, transportation, and other perks. The salaries within the Information Technology domain in Colombia exhibit significant discrepancies across various professions. In case you seek information about the remuneration of a specific position, please refer to the salaries listed below for respective job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Information Technology
2nd Line Systems Engineer4,260,000 COP
A/B Testing Specialist3,940,000 COP
ABAP Developer4,210,000 COP
Advertising Account Planner4,140,000 COP
Amazon Web Services Specialist5,320,000 COP
Android Developer4,510,000 COP
Angular Developer3,910,000 COP
Angular JS Programmer4,050,000 COP
Application Consultant5,580,000 COP
Application Developer4,680,000 COP
Application Management Analyst4,240,000 COP
Applications Engineer3,800,000 COP
Applications Support3,210,000 COP
Applications System Specialist4,010,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Analyst4,850,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Developer4,840,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Ethics Officer5,490,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Governance Specialist6,360,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Implementation Officer6,100,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Lead6,680,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Officer6,190,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Prompt Specialist4,330,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Research Scientist6,360,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Sales5,000,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Software Engineer5,200,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Strategist6,630,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Trainer4,990,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist5,510,000 COP
Artificial Intelligence Developer5,220,000 COP
AS400 Programmer4,500,000 COP
Assembly Developer4,860,000 COP
Assistant Information Technology Manager5,330,000 COP
Assistant Information Technology Project Manager5,710,000 COP
Assistant Service Delivery Manager5,180,000 COP
Avaloq Developer4,090,000 COP
Back End Developer4,590,000 COP
Big Data Architect5,300,000 COP
BigQuery Specialist5,880,000 COP
BizTalk Developer 4,530,000 COP
Blockchain Associate4,510,000 COP
Blockchain Developer4,000,000 COP
Blockchain Engineer4,680,000 COP
Build and Release Engineer4,250,000 COP
Business Intelligence Analyst4,670,000 COP
Business Intelligence Consultant6,270,000 COP
Business Intelligence Developer4,650,000 COP
Business Intelligence Manager6,720,000 COP
Business Objects Developer4,190,000 COP
Business Process Analyst4,630,000 COP
Business Process Consultant5,020,000 COP
Business Systems Analyst4,170,000 COP
C Developer5,350,000 COP
C# Developer4,660,000 COP
C++ Developer4,920,000 COP
Capacity Planning Manager5,770,000 COP
Cassandra Specialist4,840,000 COP
Change Administrator4,110,000 COP
Chatbot Developer4,170,000 COP
ChatGPT Expert4,200,000 COP
Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer7,140,000 COP
Chief Cloud Officer6,610,000 COP
Chief Data Governance Officer6,960,000 COP
Chief Data Officer6,700,000 COP
Chief Digital Ethics Officer6,010,000 COP
Chief Digital Officer6,780,000 COP
Chief Information Officer7,690,000 COP
Chief Information Security Officer6,860,000 COP
Chief Innovation Officer6,540,000 COP
Chief Privacy Officer5,480,000 COP
Client Delivery Manager6,030,000 COP
Clojure Developer5,770,000 COP
Cloud Compliance Architect4,470,000 COP
Cloud Computing Specialist5,300,000 COP
Cloud Infrastructure Engineer4,480,000 COP
Cloud Migration Specialist5,050,000 COP
Cloud Security Architect4,590,000 COP
Cloud Services Engineer4,480,000 COP
Cloud Solutions Architect5,000,000 COP
Cloud-Based Inventory Manager5,100,000 COP
CMS Developer3,800,000 COP
Computer Animator3,800,000 COP
Computer Engineer3,620,000 COP
Computer Hardware Engineer3,800,000 COP
Computer Network Support Specialist4,030,000 COP
Computer Networks Architect4,730,000 COP
Computer Operator3,110,000 COP
Computer Programmer4,770,000 COP
Computer Security Specialist5,210,000 COP
Computer Support Specialist3,640,000 COP
Computer Technician3,390,000 COP
Computer Virtualization Implementation Specialist4,540,000 COP
Copy Editor3,790,000 COP
Cosmos DB Specialist4,490,000 COP
Couch DB Specialist4,470,000 COP
CRM Application Administrator4,070,000 COP
CRM Manager4,330,000 COP
Cross Platform Security Manager6,020,000 COP
Curam Developer3,940,000 COP
Cyber Security Consultant5,380,000 COP
Cyber Security Researcher5,420,000 COP
Cyber Security Specialist5,600,000 COP
Cybersecurity Analyst5,240,000 COP
Cybersecurity Architect4,970,000 COP
Cybersecurity Compliance Specialist4,560,000 COP
Cybersecurity Engineer4,600,000 COP
Cybersecurity Manager6,610,000 COP
Dart Developer3,430,000 COP
Data Analyst4,190,000 COP
Data Analytics Engineer4,030,000 COP
Data Architect4,700,000 COP
Data Center Specialist4,740,000 COP
Data Center Technician3,830,000 COP
Data Entry Coordintor2,360,000 COP
Data Entry Supervisor2,880,000 COP
Data Governance Manager6,320,000 COP
Data Management Specialist5,270,000 COP
Data Manager6,200,000 COP
Data Modeling Analyst4,670,000 COP
Data Privacy and Protection Manager5,860,000 COP
Data Quality Analyst4,300,000 COP
Data Security Analyst4,370,000 COP
Data Security Manager6,460,000 COP
Data Technician2,640,000 COP
Data Visualisation Analyst4,310,000 COP
Data Visualization Specialist4,490,000 COP
Data Warehousing Manager5,750,000 COP
Data Warehousing Specialist4,400,000 COP
Data-driven Designer4,090,000 COP
Database Administration Manager5,680,000 COP
Database Administrator4,430,000 COP
Database Analyst4,820,000 COP
Database Developer4,460,000 COP
Database Report Writer4,330,000 COP
Deep Learning Developer4,530,000 COP
Delivery Manager4,640,000 COP
Delphi Developer5,010,000 COP
Desktop Support Engineer3,010,000 COP
Desktop Support Technician3,170,000 COP
Desktop Virtualization Engineer3,630,000 COP
Developer / Programmer4,330,000 COP
Developer Evangelist4,700,000 COP
Development Architect4,590,000 COP
Development Group Supervisor5,170,000 COP
Development Manager6,600,000 COP
DevOps Engineer4,430,000 COP
Digital Ethics Consultant4,990,000 COP
Digital Forensics Expert4,690,000 COP
Director of Application Development6,420,000 COP
Director of Technology7,600,000 COP
Disaster Recovery Analyst4,120,000 COP
Disaster Recovery Specialist4,230,000 COP
Django Specialist4,540,000 COP
Documentation Specialist4,150,000 COP
Driver Developer4,710,000 COP
E-Commerce Manager5,510,000 COP
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst5,000,000 COP
E-Commerce Marketing Manager5,710,000 COP
E-Commerce Sales Manager6,220,000 COP
E-Commerce Strategy Manager6,260,000 COP
E-waste Recycling Specialist4,080,000 COP
E-waste Technician3,520,000 COP
Edge Computing Engineer4,060,000 COP
Elixir Developer5,690,000 COP
Embedded Software Developer4,520,000 COP
Enterprise Architecture Manager5,680,000 COP
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect5,850,000 COP
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager7,290,000 COP
Erlang Developer5,960,000 COP
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant4,930,000 COP
ERP Analyst5,070,000 COP
ERP Project Manager6,050,000 COP
Ethical Hacker3,940,000 COP
Financial Systems Manager6,880,000 COP
Firebird Specialist4,410,000 COP
Flash Developer3,900,000 COP
Front End Developer3,770,000 COP
Front End Web Developer3,980,000 COP
Full Stack Developer4,780,000 COP
Functional Analyst4,550,000 COP
Game Developer4,210,000 COP
GIS Analyst4,120,000 COP
GIS Developer4,300,000 COP
Global BI Analyst4,850,000 COP
Go Developer5,620,000 COP
Google Cloud Specialist5,740,000 COP
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer4,150,000 COP
Graphics Programmer3,980,000 COP
Graphics Web Designer3,660,000 COP
Groovy Developer5,360,000 COP
Hardware Design Engineer4,490,000 COP
Hardware Engineering Manager6,470,000 COP
Hardware Technician3,410,000 COP
Haskell Developer4,820,000 COP
Head of Development6,600,000 COP
Head of Information Technology7,610,000 COP
Help Desk Analyst4,330,000 COP
Help Desk Manager4,990,000 COP
Help Desk Support3,200,000 COP
Help Desk Technician3,000,000 COP
Helpdesk Manager5,430,000 COP
IBM DB2 Specialist4,060,000 COP
Imaging Programmer3,940,000 COP
InfluxDB Specialist4,270,000 COP
Informatics Optimization Specialist4,720,000 COP
Information Assurance Analyst4,750,000 COP
Information Program Director6,220,000 COP
Information Security Administrator4,970,000 COP
Information Security Analyst5,530,000 COP
Information Security Associate4,390,000 COP
Information Security Director6,320,000 COP
Information Security Engineer4,600,000 COP
Information Security Manager6,780,000 COP
Information Security Specialist5,270,000 COP
Information Services Consultant5,370,000 COP
Information Systems Developer4,230,000 COP
Information Systems Manager6,940,000 COP
Information Systems Penetration Testing Specialist5,380,000 COP
Information Systems Vulnerability Assessment Specialist5,180,000 COP
Information Technology Administrator3,700,000 COP
Information Technology Analyst4,500,000 COP
Information Technology Architect4,770,000 COP
Information Technology Asset Manager6,240,000 COP
Information Technology Business Analyst4,760,000 COP
Information Technology Compliance Manager6,770,000 COP
Information Technology Consultant5,400,000 COP
Information Technology Coordinator3,720,000 COP
Information Technology Director7,630,000 COP
Information Technology Engineer3,810,000 COP
Information Technology Executive6,660,000 COP
Information Technology Helpdesk2,940,000 COP
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer4,030,000 COP
Information Technology Manager7,520,000 COP
Information Technology Operation Engineer3,770,000 COP
Information Technology Operations Manager6,930,000 COP
Information Technology Product Manager6,420,000 COP
Information Technology Project Administrator3,780,000 COP
Information Technology Project Coordinator4,580,000 COP
Information Technology Project Leader5,550,000 COP
Information Technology Project Manager6,750,000 COP
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager5,430,000 COP
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)5,070,000 COP
Information Technology Quality Specialist4,740,000 COP
Information Technology Risk Manager6,810,000 COP
Information Technology Sales Manager6,080,000 COP
Information Technology Specialist5,200,000 COP
Information Technology Staff3,220,000 COP
Information Technology Support3,010,000 COP
Information Technology Systems Analyst4,550,000 COP
Information Technology Team Leader5,740,000 COP
Information Technology Trainer4,770,000 COP
Information Technology Training Analyst4,590,000 COP
Interface Design Manager5,820,000 COP
Interface Designer3,650,000 COP
IOS Developer5,100,000 COP
Java Developer5,090,000 COP
Javascript Developer4,450,000 COP
jQuery Specialist4,410,000 COP
Kotlin Developer5,310,000 COP
Laravel Specialist4,150,000 COP
Lead Developer5,360,000 COP
Linux Administrator4,690,000 COP
Lisp Developer6,050,000 COP
Lotus Domino Administrator4,480,000 COP
Lotus Notes Developer4,750,000 COP
Lua Developer5,330,000 COP
Mail Server Administrator4,050,000 COP
Major Incident Manager5,030,000 COP
Malware Analysis Expert4,870,000 COP
Managed Service Specialist4,280,000 COP
MariaDB Specialist4,510,000 COP
MATLAB Developer4,770,000 COP
Microsoft Azure Specialist5,380,000 COP
Microsoft SQL Server Specialist5,130,000 COP
Microsystems Engineer4,630,000 COP
Mobile Developer4,480,000 COP
Mobile Interface Designer4,670,000 COP
MongoDB Specialist4,640,000 COP
Multimedia Developer3,910,000 COP
Multimedia Services Manager5,250,000 COP
MySQL Specialist3,980,000 COP
Neo4J Specialist4,190,000 COP
Network Administration Team Lead5,310,000 COP
Network Administrator4,050,000 COP
Network Analyst4,070,000 COP
Network and Infrastructure Manager7,340,000 COP
Network Engineer4,090,000 COP
Network Engineering Manager5,050,000 COP
Network Security Systems Manager5,650,000 COP
Network Specialist4,240,000 COP
Network Support Engineer3,710,000 COP
Network Support Specialist3,950,000 COP
Network Technician3,510,000 COP
Neural Network Engineer5,070,000 COP
NextJs Specialist4,460,000 COP
Nodejs Developer4,680,000 COP
NT Systems Administrator4,180,000 COP
Numerical Control Programmer3,580,000 COP
Objective-C Developer5,330,000 COP
Online Banking Manager7,640,000 COP
Online Banking Specialist5,410,000 COP
OPS Manager6,440,000 COP
Oracle Database Administrator4,200,000 COP
Oracle Database Specialist5,330,000 COP
Oracle Developer4,820,000 COP
Perl Developer3,980,000 COP
PHP Developer3,940,000 COP
PostgreSQL Specialist4,710,000 COP
PowerShell Developer4,190,000 COP
Principal Consultant4,450,000 COP
Principal Data Engineer4,640,000 COP
Program Lead5,750,000 COP
Python Developer4,670,000 COP
R Language Developer5,010,000 COP
React Specialist5,000,000 COP
Records Manager3,720,000 COP
Redis Specialist4,210,000 COP
Remedy Developer3,640,000 COP
Reporting Analyst4,600,000 COP
Reverse Engineering Expert5,150,000 COP
Robotic Process Automation Compliance Analyst4,470,000 COP
Robotic Process Automation Developer3,660,000 COP
Ruby Developer4,180,000 COP
Rust Developer5,560,000 COP
Salesforce Administrator4,460,000 COP
Salesforce Developer3,490,000 COP
SAP Consultant4,790,000 COP
SAS Programmer4,170,000 COP
Scala Developer5,540,000 COP
Scrum Master3,640,000 COP
SEO Associate3,750,000 COP
SEO Manager5,390,000 COP
Server Virtualization Consultant6,050,000 COP
Service Delivery Manager5,620,000 COP
Service Level Manager5,970,000 COP
Service Support Lead4,420,000 COP
SharePoint Administrator4,460,000 COP
Sharepoint Consultant4,870,000 COP
Sharepoint Developer4,740,000 COP
Shift Leader4,650,000 COP
Snowflake Specialist4,230,000 COP
SOA Analyst4,210,000 COP
SOC Engineer4,220,000 COP
Software Analyst4,250,000 COP
Software Architect4,410,000 COP
Software Automation Engineer4,660,000 COP
Software Developer4,580,000 COP
Software Development Manager5,900,000 COP
Software Engineer4,680,000 COP
Software QA Engineer4,300,000 COP
Software Sales4,030,000 COP
Software Specialist3,860,000 COP
Software Support Engineer3,810,000 COP
Software Test Engineer3,850,000 COP
Software Tester3,670,000 COP
Solutions Architect6,050,000 COP
Solutions Consultant5,280,000 COP
SQLite Specialist4,520,000 COP
Storage Engineer3,860,000 COP
Supabase Specialist3,590,000 COP
Supervisor3,240,000 COP
Support Analyst4,080,000 COP
Support Specialist4,730,000 COP
Support Team Leader4,040,000 COP
Swift Developer5,520,000 COP
System Administrator3,960,000 COP
Systems Analyst4,330,000 COP
Systems Architect4,650,000 COP
Systems Consultant5,630,000 COP
Systems Engineer3,660,000 COP
Systems Integration Analyst4,600,000 COP
Systems Integration Specialist6,560,000 COP
Systems Integrator4,620,000 COP
Technical Analyst4,020,000 COP
Technical Consultant5,030,000 COP
Technical Manager4,640,000 COP
Technical Project Manager5,930,000 COP
Technical Sales4,530,000 COP
Technical Trainer4,530,000 COP
Technical Writer4,140,000 COP
Technology Business Analyst4,420,000 COP
Technology Director7,510,000 COP
Technology Specialist5,850,000 COP
Technology Vice President6,060,000 COP
Teradata Developer3,620,000 COP
Test Analyst4,550,000 COP
Tester3,700,000 COP
Testing Manager5,840,000 COP
TIBCO Developer3,930,000 COP
TypeScript Developer5,070,000 COP
UI Engineer4,270,000 COP
UNIX Administrator4,630,000 COP
Usability Engineer4,200,000 COP
User Experience Consultant4,590,000 COP
User Experience Design Expert4,820,000 COP
User Experience Designer3,970,000 COP
User Experience Researcher4,600,000 COP
User Interface Designer4,380,000 COP
User Support Engineer3,650,000 COP
VB Developer3,590,000 COP
VB.NET Developer4,500,000 COP
Video Game Designer3,920,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Architect5,450,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Compliance Specialist5,570,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Consultant5,970,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Designer5,800,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Developer5,360,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Director6,100,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Engineer5,400,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Filmmaker6,500,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Game Developer5,480,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Marketing Specialist5,520,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Officer6,650,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented reality Sales Consultant6,680,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Simulator Operator4,620,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Specialist5,380,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Technician4,810,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality Trainer5,920,000 COP
Virtual / Augmented Reality User Experience Designer4,790,000 COP
Visual Basic Developer3,490,000 COP
Visual Information Specialist4,320,000 COP
Voice Interface Designer3,730,000 COP
VueJs Specialist4,540,000 COP
Web Applications Manager5,490,000 COP
Web Content Specialist4,710,000 COP
Web Designer3,890,000 COP
Web Developer4,140,000 COP
Web Editor3,640,000 COP
Web Project Manager5,170,000 COP
Web Promotions Specialist4,530,000 COP
Web Security Administrator4,470,000 COP
Web Security Manager6,760,000 COP
Web Support Analyst3,410,000 COP
Web Writer3,480,000 COP
Webmaster3,830,000 COP
Windows System Administrator3,940,000 COP
Wireless Consultant5,260,000 COP
WordPress Specialist4,370,000 COP
Writer and Documentor3,850,000 COP
Zig Developer5,980,000 COP

Information Technology Jobs Pay Scale and Salaries in Colombia

Median and salary distribution Colombia Information Technology monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
4,400,000 COP or more
10% of people earn
3,890,000 to 4,400,000 COP
20% of people earn
2,780,000 COP or less
65% of people earn
2,780,000 to 3,890,000 COP
Minimum Salary

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Salaries in Information Technology in Colombia range from 2,440,000 COP (starting average salary) to 7,680,000 COP (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher). To clarify, the number presented is not the legally mandated minimum wage. Rather, it represents the lowest figure reported in a salary survey that involved thousands of participants and professionals from across the entire country.

  • Median Salary

    The median income in the field of Information Technology is 4,340,000 COP, implying that half of the workforce in Colombia earns less than this figure, and the other half earns more. It represents the central value of salaries. As a rule of thumb, you would prefer to be part of the group earning above the median wage, situated on the right-hand side of the salary distribution chart.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    Two values that are highly correlated with the median are the 25th and 75th percentiles. By examining the salary distribution diagram, it is possible to determine that 25% of individuals employed in Information Technology in Colombia earn less than 3,580,000 COP, while 75% of them earn more. Additionally, the diagram reveals that 75% of individuals earn less than 4,960,000 COP, while 25% earn more than that.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    Data was regrouped into brackets to provide a better understanding of what salaries can be expected. This approach was deemed more accurate than relying solely on the average salary, as it offers greater insights into the distribution of salaries in the field of Information Technology in Colombia. The analysis revealed that roughly 65% of all reported salaries fell within the range of 2,780,000 COP to 3,890,000 COP. Approximately 20% of salaries were below the 2,780,000 COP mark, while 10% ranged from 3,890,000 COP to 4,400,000 COP. Only 5% of individuals earned a gross salary of 4,400,000 COP or higher.

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 in Information Technology in Colombia 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.

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.
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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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.

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 degree levels across many jobs in Information Technology in Colombia, 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 certificate 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 Colombia costs anywhere from 23,500,000 COP to 70,600,000 COP and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

Employees can't expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming they 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 to 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 the situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if a person can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. Degree costs can be recovered roughly in a year or so.

Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender / Information Technology / Colombia

Salary comparison by gender Colombia Information Technology monthly
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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? In the field of Information Technology in Colombia, the average difference between the salary of male and female employees is 12%.

5,050,000 COP
4,500,000 COP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Colombia for all Careers

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Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage / Information Technology / Colombia

How much are annual salary increments in Colombia for individuals working in Information Technology? How often do employees get salary raises?

Professionals working in Information Technology in Colombia 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 Colombia 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.

Colombia / All Professions

Annual Salary Increment Rate Colombia
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The term Annual Salary Increase usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rare 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 Colombia is 4%.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Bonus and Incentive Rates / Information Technology / Colombia

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Colombia Information Technology
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53% of surveyed staff in Information Technology reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 47% 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
No Bonus

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.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

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.

Hourly Average Wage / Information Technology / Colombia

27,900 COP per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Information Technology in Colombia is 27,900 COP.This is the rate they get paid for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary / ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

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 fixed 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.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for people working in Information Technology in Colombia is 14,100 COP. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Barranquilla4,970,000 COP
Bello4,590,000 COP
Bogota5,580,000 COP
Bucaramanga4,710,000 COP
Buenaventura4,470,000 COP
Cartagena4,930,000 COP
Cucuta4,890,000 COP
Ibague4,820,000 COP
Manizales4,370,000 COP
Medellin5,540,000 COP
Monteria4,500,000 COP
Neiva4,320,000 COP
Pereira4,490,000 COP
Santa Marta4,630,000 COP
Soacha4,810,000 COP
Soledad4,890,000 COP
Valledupar4,580,000 COP
Villavicencio4,710,000 COP

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working in a private company or the government? The difference between the public or government sector salaries and the private sector salaries in Colombia is 11% on average across all career fields.

Private Sector
4,410,000 COP
Public Sector+11%
4,900,000 COP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary in Information Technology in Colombia?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 4,340,000 COP and 4,960,000 COP. This is a very rough estimate. Experience and education play a very huge part in the final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for jobs in Information Technology in Colombia ranges from 2,440,000 COP to 3,580,000 COP. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range with a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people earn 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

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