Survey Finds Salaries, Bonuses and Contract Rates Up for U.S. Tech Pros

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Top Metro Salaries

Average tech salaries reached six figures in seven markets for the first time ever in 2015. Leading the list was Silicon Valley with an average salary of $118,243, a 5 percent increase year-over-year. The largest year-over-year growth occurred in Kansas (19.8 percent), New York (15.5 percent), and Wisconsin (15.5 percent).

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The tech job market is strong and IT pros are reaping the benefits. According to the latest salary survey from Dice, salaries rose 7.7 percent year-over-year in 2015, representing the largest yearly increase ever. The survey also found that while the rate of those receiving bonuses remained steady, the amount of those bonuses rose 7 percent from 2014. Contract workers also saw positive increases in income during 2015, with a rise of 5 percent in hourly compensation.

It's no surprise that salary satisfaction for IT pros is increasing. For the first time ever, seven metro markets across the U.S. posted six-figure average salary figures for tech professionals. Silicon Valley once again posted the highest average salaries overall.

 

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