Entry-Level Information Specialist Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Information Specialists is very modest at just $43K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Information Specialists making up 76 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,246 - $63,087
$26K
$43K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,539
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$9.79 - $21.56
$9
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$26,246 - $63,087  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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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$24,190 - $58,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $21.56  
   
Overtime
$9.21 - $35.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
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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$24,190 - $58,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Information Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Information Specialist in Buffalo:
"I wish I had known their is no moving up."
Make sure you are aware this is not a career and shouldn't be looked at it that way. You may be trusted with more duties, but don't expect a big raise, benefits, sick days, or room for advancement.

Key Stats for Information Specialist

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Information Specialist Salaries

Research Analysis
▲13%

National Average
$36,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼5%

Customer Service
▼12%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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