Median pay for Information Management Specialists in the United States is around $52K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Information Management Specialists (57 percent) who responded to the survey. For the most part, Information Management Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,097 - $80,675
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$52K
$81K
MEDIAN: $51,818
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$13.70 - $31.73
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,097 - $80,675  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,665  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$31,619 - $78,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $31.73  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $42.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,665  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,619 - $78,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Information Management Specialist

Information management specialists are information technology (IT) employees who help to implement the ways a company handles information, including how it is stored and access rights based on job level, and working with management to establish parameters on how that information may be shared. They are also concerned with the physical means by which information is stored and setting up encryption, cloud accounts, and software/hardware firewalls as needed. Information management specialists are often employed in the public sector for government agencies and in diplomatic services.

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Information Management Specialist Tasks

  • Support use of knowledge management tools, including new user set up and troubleshooting problems.
  • Propose and implement plans to organize, use and update information.
  • Steward information sharing and documentation across the organization.
  • Analyze information needs, propose solutions and follow through on measuring change.

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Management Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $48K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $44K. Information Management Specialists bring in $58K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Experience Affects Information Management Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Information Management Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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