Reality check on 'IT' salaries

Posted on: Wednesday, 03/05/2017 By: jeff_mitchell
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The NZ Herald's article says that more women need to get into technology jobs because the average salary is (they claim) $100,000. In reality the average salary is probably not even $50,000. Depending on the company that's hiring and what they want, they can pay over $40,000 for a new employee, if the person knows a specific language very well. That doesn't mean completing a degree, it means doing the practical stuff.