19 IT jobs that will pay the most in 2017

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  • November 23 2016, 4:00am EST

Despite flat IT budgets, salaries are expected to rise

IT budgets are expected to be flat for 2017, but organizations will find money to increase IT salaries. According to the new IT salary study by Robert Half Technology, these are expected to be the top paying IT jobs in 2017. This presentation originated at Information Management, a SourceMedia publication.

Chief information officer

2017 salary range: $175,000 to $279,000

2016 salary range: $172,000 to $268,000

Difference: 3.1 percent

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Chief technology officer

2017 salary range: $149,000 to $240,000

2016 salary range: $147,500 to $229,000

Difference: 3.3 percent

Chief security officer

2017 salary range: $145,250 to $236,750

2016 salary range: $140,250 to $222,500

Difference: 5.3 percent

Vice president of information technology

2017 salary range: $143,250 to $234,250

2016 salary range: $141,000 to $225,000

Difference: 3.1 percent

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Information systems security manager

2017 salary range: $136,000 to $191,750

2016 salary range: $129,750 to $182,000

Difference: 5.1 percent

Big data engineer

2017 salary range: $135,000 to $196,000

2016 salary range: $129,500 to $183,500

Difference: 5.8 percent

Data architect

2017 salary range: $131,250 to $184,000

2016 salary range: $127,250 to $175,500

Difference: 4.1 percent

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Data warehouse manager

2017 salary range: $129,000 to $179,000

2016 salary range: $123,750 to $172,000

Difference: 4.1 percent

Practice manager, consulting and systems integration

2017 salary range: $127,750 to $180,000

2016 salary range: $125,000 to $173,500

Difference: 3.1 percent

Director, consulting and systems integration

2017 salary range: $126,750 to $198,000

2016 salary range: $123,750 to $190,250

Difference: 3.4 percent

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Network architect

2017 salary range: $125,000 to $183,000

2016 salary range: $120,000 to $175,000

Difference: 4.4 percent

Director of information technology

2017 salary range: $124,500 to $193,500

2016 salary range: $122,750 to $185,000

Difference: 3.3 percent

Applications architect

2017 salary range: $124,500 to $128,750

2016 salary range: $121,250 to $171,750

Difference: 3.5 percent

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Database manager

2017 salary range: $122,250 to $177,000

2016 salary range: $118,000 to $170,500

Difference: 3.7 percent

Senior information technology auditor

2017 salary range: $121,000 to $173,500

2016 salary range: $116,000 to $164,250

Difference: 5.1 percent

Mobile applications developer

2017 salary range: $118,750 to $182,250

2016 salary range: $115,250to $175,750

Difference: 3.4 percent

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Data security analyst

2017 salary range: $118,250 to $169,000

2016 salary range: $113,500 to $160,000

Difference: 5 percent

Business intelligence analyst

2017 salary range: $118,000 to $171,750

2016 salary range: $113,750 to $164,000

Difference: 4.3 percent

Senior web developer

2017 salary range: $116,250 to $161,500

2016 salary range: $111,250 to $154,000

Difference: 4.7 percent