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Information Technology

Salaries, Career Ladder, and Minimum Qualifications

  • FTB’s entry level IT classification is the Information Systems Technician.
  • System Software Specialists work in positions such as System, Database, and Network Administrators.
  • Information Systems Analysts typically handle IT’s business side, working with customers on a variety of IT projects.
  • Programmers perform system architecture, analysis, design, coding, and testing functions.
  • After you reach the Associate level, you can also promote into the Data Processing Manager series.
Computer Operations Series
(Can promote to Data Processing Manager Series.)
Classification Salary range
Computer Operations Supervisor II $4549 - $5933
Computer Operations Specialist II $4283 - $5631
Computer Operations Supervisor I $3785 - $4919
Computer Operations Specialist I $3565 - $4686
Computer Operator $2530 - $3926
Data Processing Manager Series
Classification Salary range
Data Processing Manager IV $7982 - $9518
Data Processing Manager III $7260 - $8656
Data Processing Manager II $5966 - $7842
Data Processing Manager I $5424 - $7133
Information Systems Analyst Series
Classification Salary range
Senior Information Systems Analyst Supervisor $5967 - $7843
Senior Information Systems Analyst Specialist $5682 - $7468
Staff Information Systems Analyst Supervisor $5424 - $7133
Staff Information Systems Analyst Specialist $5166 - $6793
Associate Information Systems Analyst Supervisor $4947 - $6506
Associate Information Systems Analyst Specialist $4711 - $6195
Assistant Information Systems Analyst $3168 - $5151
Information Systems Technician Series
(Can promote to the Systems Software Specialist series, the Associate Programmer Analyst Series, and the Associate Information Systems Analyst series.)
Classification Salary range
Information Systems Technician Supervisor II $4549 - $5933
Information Systems Technician Specialist II $4283 - $5631
Information Systems Technician Supervisor I $3785 - $4919
Information Systems Technician Specialist I $3565 - $4686
Information Systems Technician $2530 - $3926
Programmer Series
(Can promote to the Data Processing Manager or
the Systems Software Specialist Series.)
Classification Salary range
Senior Programmer Analyst Supervisor $5967 - $7843
Senior Programmer Analyst Specialist $5682 - $7468
Staff Programmer Analyst Supervisor $5424 - $7133
Staff Programmer Analyst Specialist $5166 - $6793
Associate Programmer Analyst Specialist $4711 - $6195
Programmer II $4114 - $5407
Programmer I $3327 - $4294
Systems Software Specialist Series
Classification Salary range
Systems Software Specialist III Supervisor $6544 - $8602
Systems Software Specialist III Technical $6232 - $8191
Systems Software Specialist II Supervisor $5956 - $7831
Systems Software Specialist II Technical $5672 - $7456
Systems Software Specialist I Technical $5165 - $6792
Associate Systems Software Specialist Technical $4703 - $6179
Telecommunications Engineer Series
Classification Salary range
Supervising Telecommunications Engineer $9350 - $11708
Senior Telecommunications Engineer $7881 - $9864
Associate Telecommunications Engineer $6897 - $8630
Assistant Telecommunications Engineer $5586 - $6991

Minimum Qualifications

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