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Your Income In It Field

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#1 Guest_gooky_*


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Posted 26 July 2007 - 10:00 AM

About how much are you making and how much should you be making doing what you are doing in IT? One of my past co-worker (50 year old non-minority male) once said it's very rare to find someone making 6 digit income in IT in all ages and all ethnicity male and female here in US. Would you agree with that?

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Posted 26 July 2007 - 10:21 AM

I make an outrageous six figure income working here as an adviser, unfortunately those six figures are all zeros. :thumbsup:

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Posted 26 July 2007 - 01:35 PM

One of my past co-worker (50 year old non-minority male) once said it's very rare to find someone making 6 digit income in IT in all ages and all ethnicity male and female here in US.

I would say that depends on where one makes that assessment from. I know that in the data-centric areas of the US such as Silicon Valley, CA, Research Triangle, NC, and others it is quite easy to garner that sort of income. Less saturated IT areas that don't need to compete maybe no so likely. Also factor in the cost of living in the area the pay scale is based on. Six figures in Hawaii or California are not the same as six figures in Iowa for example. Generalizations are hard to quantify. Also IT in what capacity? Data center manager or cable puller? Big difference. But still both considered IT jobs.

Oh and I make six figures here too, but they have the same set of zeros as dc3's :thumbsup:

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Posted 26 July 2007 - 02:36 PM

Verifiable Education + Experience + Market + Commitment = $USD

Though some of us are beyond your age limit of 40, some of us have garnered fair 6 digit incomes for some employment.

Work in a zone of conflict and one might get a larger payday. Be a genius - demand more.

//Aside: Unlike the Animal, dc3 and some others here, I get a cool 6 & 1/2 digit zero income from the BC.
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