Salary survey: IT pay falls short

Typical raises beat national rate of inflation, bringing average base pay to $86,700. Yet network professionals aren’t happy with their salary packages, our annual survey finds.

Our annual IT salary survey shows network professionals aren’t happy with their pay packages.

A storm seems to be brewing in the IT job market. Pay raises have continued to outpace inflation, and bonuses are downright impressive — 11.6% on average. Yet, as the 2007 Network World Salary Survey finds, dissatisfaction over the salary package is rampant.

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