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Information Technology Specialist Salary (United States)

An Information Technology Specialist earns an average salary of $51,503 per year. A skill in IT Security & Infrastructure is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Information Technology Specialist Salary (?
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$32,597 - $88,131
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MEDIAN: $51,502
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Information Technology Specialist Salary (?
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$11.98 - $29.05
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$32,597 - $88,131  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,160  
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $7,083  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,383  
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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$29,926 - $84,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,800
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $29.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.95  
Overtime
$16.50 - $43.14  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,160  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,383  
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $7,083  
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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$29,926 - $84,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,797
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Job Description for Information Technology Specialist

Information technology specialists are needed in most office settings. They must understand programming languages and be very computer-savvy. Their job is primarily to fix computer and network problems in offices. As a result, offices rely heavily on their expertise, as the majority of information in an office is communicated and stored with computers.
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Information Technology Specialist Tasks
  • Coordinate the set-up of data services, as well as phone, computer, and printer installation.
  • Coordinate the planning, implementation, and maintenance of all information technology products.
  • Troubleshoot information technology-related issues for both hardware and software.
  • Maintain, manage, troubleshoot and upgrade computer systems and servers for performance and security related issues.
  • Provide end-user support for a variety of web applications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialist

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Pay Difference By Location

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$48,000
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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist Salaries

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Microsoft Active Directory
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$48,000
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%