Information Specialist Salary (United States)

An Information Specialist earns an average salary of $47,936 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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$27,636 - $77,343
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MEDIAN: $47,935
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Information Specialist Total Pay (?
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$10.27 - $27.32
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$27,636 - $77,343  
   
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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$24,720 - $73,442  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 307
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.27 - $27.32  
   
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).
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$24,720 - $73,442  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 307
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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 Difference By Location
Washington
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New York
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Seattle
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Houston
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$40,000
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Experience Affects Information Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%
Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Information Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 29%
Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 28%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 24%
National Average
$40,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 18%
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Gender
Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%
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