Information Technology Specialist Salary (United States)

An Information Technology Specialist earns an average salary of $51,657 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 Total Pay (?
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$32,556 - $88,145
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Information Technology Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.86 - $28.81
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$32,556 - $88,145  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,642  
Profit Sharing
$197.02 - $7,162  
Commission
$0.00 - $34,255  
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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$29,708 - $84,523  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,847
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $28.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.95  
Overtime
$16.04 - $42.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,642  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $34,255  
Profit Sharing
$197.02 - $7,162  
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).
)
$29,708 - $84,523  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,847
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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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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

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$48,000

Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist Salaries

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$48,000
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Gender
Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%
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