The Price Of Technology

The demand for experienced information technology professionals continues to rise as well as the salaries being paid. The 1997 median salary projections at large companies were as follows: system development junior programmers: $34,000; senior programmers/analysts: $50,000; project managers: $62,000; operations senior managers: $61,000; pre/post sales consultant: $49,000; Internet analyst $43,750; and technical writers: $34,000.

While hiring is taking place in all areas of technology, object-oriented programming, systems design and engineering and software development are booming.
Sources: The 1997 Robert Half and Accountemps Salary Guide and The 1996 Source EDP Computer Salary Survey

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