The 2023 Salary Grid for IT, Data, Tech and IA Professions

What is the average annual salary that companies practice for IT jobs in 2022/2023? A recent study by the company Michael Page revealed the average wages made by French companies in the Paris region and in other regions of France.

the average salary presented below is K€ in annual gross salary for professionals based in the Paris region.

(For professionals based in the region, consult the table at the front of the article to visualize the percentage of salary reduction that can be applied to these reference salaries to obtain the average salary made in your region).

The higher the number of stars related to an IT job, the more difficult it is to recruit this type of profile in the current state of the job market (and therefore, the more leeway you can negotiate your salary).

IT MANAGEMENT POSITIONS salaries according to experience (10-15 years and +)

  • Chief Information Officer: 90 – 250+ – ★ ★ ★
  • IT Manager/Director: 70 – 100+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Director of Studies: 80 – 150+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Director of infrastructure and production: 80 – 150+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Director of digital/digital transformation: 70 – 150+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Data director/Chief data officer: 80 – 150+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Program director: 80 – 110+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Director of Information Systems Security: 100 – 200+ – ★ ★ ★

Salary for INFRASTRUCTURES & PRODUCTION professions according to experience (0-2 years / 2-5 years / 5-10 years / 10 years and +)

IT infrastructure production jobs 2023
  • Support technician (helpdesk/infrastructure/proximity): 18 – 26 / 24 – 35 / 35 – 40 / 40 – 45 – ★ ★ ★
  • Operating technician: 24 – 28 / 28 – 32 / 32 – 38 / 38 – 45 – ★ ★ ★
  • Workstation engineer: 40 – 45 / 45 – 50 / 50 – 60 / 60 – 70 – ★ ★ ★
  • System/network administrator: 32 – 35 / 35 – 42 / 42 – 50 / 50 – 55 – ★ ★ ★
  • DBA: 37 – 45 / 45 – 55 / 55 – 60 / 60 – 70 – ★ ★ ★
  • Engineer/Systems Manager: 40 – 45 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 70+ – ★ ★ ★
  • DevOps Engineer: 42 – 50 / 50 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 70 – 85 – ★ ★ ★
  • Cloud Engineer: 40 – 50 / 50 – 65 / 65 – 75 / 75+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Engineer/Network manager: 40 – 45 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 75 / 75 – 90 – ★ ★ ★
  • Service delivery manager: 45 – 50 / 50 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 70+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Support/help desk manager: 38 – 45 / 45 – 55 / 55 – 70 / 60 – 80 – ★ ★ ★
  • Technical Architect: 65 – 75 / 75 – 85 / 85 – 95 / 95 – 120 – ★ ★ ★

TRANSVERSE IT FUNCTIONS salaries according to experience (0-2 years / 2-5 years / 5-10 years / 10 years and +)

cross-functional IT profession salary 2023
  • PMO – PMO manager (Project management officer): 43 – 48 / 50 – 70 / 60 – 80 / 70 – 80+ – ★ ★ ★
  • IT auditor/IT audit manager: 40 – 45 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 80 / 80 – 90+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Enterprise Architect/Urban Planner: 65 – 75 / 75 – 85 / 85 – 100 / 100+ – ★ ★ ★

Salary of STUDY & DEVELOPMENT professions according to experience (0-2 years / 2-5 years / 5-10 years / 10 years and +)

IT job studies and development salary 2023
  • Application support technician: 28 – 35 / 33 – 40 / 40 – 45 / 45 – 50 – ★ ★ ★
  • Design and development engineer (C#/.Net, Java, Php, JS, etc.): 38 – 45 / 45 – 60 / 55 – 65 / 60 – 70 – ★ ★ ★
  • Business analyst: 38 – 43 / 43 – 50 / 50 – 60 / 55 – 65 – ★ ★ ★
  • Test engineer/recipe: 38 – 43 / 40 – 55 / 50 – 60 / 50 – 60 – ★ ★ ★
  • OURS: 35 – 45 / 45 – 55 / 50 – 65 / 65 – 75 – ★ ★ ★
  • Product owner: 40 – 45 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 65 – 75 – ★ ★ ★
  • Scrum master: 40 – 45 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 65 – 75 – ★ ★ ★
  • Functional project manager (ERP, CRM, BI, …): 38 – 45 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 70 – 80 – ★ ★ ★
  • Technical project manager: 45 – 50 / 50 – 65 / 60 – 70 / 70 – 90 – ★ ★ ★
  • Domain manager/Business IS: 60 – 70 / 70 – 80 / 80 – 90 / 90 – 100 – ★ ★ ★
  • Software architect: 65 – 75 / 75 – 85 / 85 – 95 / 95+ – ★ ★ ★

Salaries for DATA / IA professions according to experience (0-2 years / 2-5 years / 5-10 years / 10 years and +)

AI data business salaries 2023
  • BI developer: 35 – 45 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 70 – 80 – ★ ★ ★
  • Data engineer/Data scientist: 38 – 50 / 50 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 70 – 85 – ★ ★ ★
  • DataOps Engineer: 38 – 50 / 50 – 65 / 65 – 75 / 75 – 85+ – ★ ★ ★
  • BI analyst/Data analyst/Data steward: 38 – 48 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 70 – 80 – ★ ★ ★
  • BI/Big data project manager: 40 – 45 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 70 – 80 – ★ ★ ★
  • Architect data: 80 – 90 / 90 – 110 / 110 – 130 / 130 – 150+ – ★ ★ ★
  • DBA: 40 – 45 / 45 – 55 / 50 – 60 / 60 – 70 – ★ ★ ★
  • AI Engineer/AI Developer: 40 – 45 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 70 – 80+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Data protection officer: 38 – 45 / 40 – 60 / 55 – 75 / 75 – 85+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Machine learning engineer: 40 – 50 / 50 – 60 / 60 – 75 / 75 – 90+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Data visualization consultant: 38 – 48 / 50 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 70 – 90+ – ★ ★ ★

Salaries for SECURITY/CYBERSECURITY professions according to experience (0-2 years / 2-5 years / 5-10 years / 10 years and above)

cybersecurity professions salary 2023
Cybersecurity security job salaries 2023
  • Pentest: 35 – 40 / 40 – 55 / 55 – 70 / 70+ – ★ ★ ★
  • IT security auditor: 38 – 45 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 75 / 75 – 85 – ★ ★ ★
  • Security/SOC analyst: 40 – 55 / 55 – 65 / 65 – 70 / 70+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Security and cybersecurity engineer: 40 – 50 / 45 – 60 / 60 – 70 / 70 – 90 – ★ ★ ★
  • Security project manager: 45 – 55 / 55 – 65 / 65 – 75 / 75+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Security and cybersecurity architect: 60 – 65 / 65 – 75 / 75 – 85 / 85+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Head of security and information systems: 65 – 80 / 80 – 90 / 90 – 100 / 100+ – ★ ★ ★
  • Security management head: 70 – 85 / 85 – 95 / 95 – 105 / 105 – 150 – ★ ★ ★

How to read this average IT salary grid if you work in the regions?

You will need to apply a small discount to the amounts shown below depending on your region. Here is the order of magnitude announced by Michael Page:

  • AUVERGNE RHÔNE-ALPES between -5% and -15%
  • BRITTANY between -8% and -12%
  • CENTRE-VAL DE LOIRE between -12% and -20%
  • GRAND EAST between -10% and -18%
  • HAUTS-DE-FRANCE between -10% and -20%
  • NORMANDY between -10% and -20%
  • NEW AQUITAINE between -10% and -15%
  • OCCITANIA between -15% and -20%
  • DE LA LOIRE PAYS between -5% and -15%
  • PACA between 0% and -5%

Here is the source of the study and data presented above.

To consult the salaries of digital, marketing and communication professions, it is here.

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