Entry-Level Information Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Information Specialists are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $43K annually on average. Around one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Information Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$26,307 - $63,895
$26K
$43K
$64K
MEDIAN: $43,428
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$9.88 - $23.05
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$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$26,307 - $63,895  
   
Bonus
$1,850  
Total Pay (?
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$23,874 - $60,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $23.05  
   
Overtime
$22.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,850  
   
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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$23,874 - $60,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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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
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
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%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Customer Service
▼13%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 21%
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