An Information Specialist earns an average salary of $47,524 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 Project Management, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), Network Management / Administration, and Microsoft Office.
Information Specialist Total Pay (?
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$27,270 - $79,854
(Median)
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80K
MEDIAN: $47,524
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Information Specialist Total Pay (?
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$10.22 - $26.35
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$27,270 - $79,854  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,888  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $4,069  
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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$24,362 - $73,014  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.22 - $26.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.00  
Overtime
$1.27 - $37.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,888  
   
Profit Sharing
$972 - $4,069  
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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$24,362 - $73,014  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 289
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Job Description for Information Specialist
  • 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Information Specialist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Washington
up arrow 70%
New York
up arrow 51%
Seattle
up arrow 23%
Houston
up arrow 8%
National Average
$40,000
San Diego
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Experience Affects Information Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%
Experienced
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Information Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 30%
Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 28%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 25%
National Average
$40,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 17%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 77 votes.
Gender
Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%
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