Information Specialist Salary (United States)

An Information Specialist earns an average salary of $48,061 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and Network Management / Administration.
Information Specialist Total Pay (?
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$27,313 - $77,574
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MEDIAN: $48,061
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Information Specialist Total Pay (?
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$10.28 - $26.76
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$27,313 - $77,574  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,970  
Profit Sharing
$976 - $4,000  
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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$24,897 - $73,404  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 316
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $26.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.00  
Overtime
$1.28 - $37.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$976 - $4,000  
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).
)
$24,897 - $73,404  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 316
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Job Description for Information Specialist

The information specialist is in charge of managing data and secured files, analyzing data, communicating with stockholders, and training other people in the job. They assist in coordinating processing systems within the company and streamlining the company's systems, along with developing quarterly reports. An information specialist typically works with supervisors to provide data about the company and other information required. They also work with clients, shareholders, and colleagues.
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Information Specialist Tasks
  • Analyze the clients' information needs.
  • Develop standard processes for organizing and distributing reports and information.
  • Develop and distribute information within company and for clients.
  • Manage, analyze, and secure data.

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Specialist

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Pay Difference By Location

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$40,000
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Experience Affects Information Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Information Specialist Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Network Management / Administration
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National Average
$40,000
Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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