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Salary Snapshots

MATRIX partners with PayScale, a leading online compensation data firm, to create these biannual IT Salary Snapshots. The data is a reflection of the typical percentile range (25th, 50th, and 75th) for 20 of the most common IT positions, based on the statistical median of compensation packages for similar profiles in the local market.

The snapshots capture typical total cash compensation for an individual’s job based on location, experience, education, certifications, and other factors. Compensation in this report reflects only senior-level positions (at least 5+ years experience). PayScale algorithms analyze up to 100 comparable data points of individuals with similar attributes to create each profile.

Learn more about PayScale's methodology here or contact them directly here.

Cost of Living Calculator

Whether you’re planning for an upcoming move or just curious about the cost of living in other cities, the PayScale Cost of Living Calculator is the place to begin your research (or daydreaming). Just enter your salary and job title as well as your current location and the city where you’re considering a move. Not only will we show you the cost of living difference, but we’ll let you know how much you need to make in the new location to maintain your current standard of living.