Information Technology Specialist Salary

An Information Technology Specialist earns an average salary of $52,391 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.

$34,201 - $90,732
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$34K
$52K
$91K
MEDIAN: $52,391
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$12.45 - $29.29
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,201 - $90,732  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,442  
Profit Sharing
$34.25 - $7,636  
Commission
$11,792  
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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$30,786 - $86,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 4,939
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $29.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$17.45 - $43.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,442  
   
Commission
$11,792  
Profit Sharing
$34.25 - $7,636  
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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$30,786 - $86,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,973
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Job Description for Information Technology Specialist

Information technology specialists work closely with a variety of technology products, from their design to regular repair and upkeep. They generally provide their services as-needed for their companies regarding software, hardware, and databases and, depending on a specialist's skill, he/she may also create entire databases and programs for either individual or corporate needs.

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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 Difference by Location

National Average: $48,947

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Information Technology Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as an Information Technology Specialist?

Information Technology Specialist in Tulsa:
"Multi-tasking is a MUST."
Pros: Some of my clients are the most wonderful people I've known these past 3 years. Some are more challenging than others, but I love staying comfortable with things I know completely. The level of interaction is pleasing, and the workers are like family.
Cons: Loss of Integrity. Lack of: - Management. - Support. - Communication. - Acknowledgement. - Professionalism.

Information Technology Specialist in Corvallis:
"Low stress, enjoyable work."
Pros: Where I work, it's low stress, daytime hours, I like the people I work with and work for. I enjoy the work I do.
Cons: The only bad thing about my job is the low pay. Very low pay...

What is it like working as an Information Technology Specialist at U.S. Air Force (USAF)?

Information Technology Specialist in Spokane:
"Work Hard, Play Hard."
Pros: Able to get certifications and other schooling when needed at no expense to you unless you fail the course. Most of the time supervisors are willing to let you leave for appointments that involve family and can spare not having you with out making you take the day off.
Cons: High stress, high demand with budget cuts limiting people and resources available to help you and your co-workers. Sometimes it's hard to leadership to see the struggle because you and your team seem to still make ends meet.

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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries




National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist Salaries


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1210 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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