Information Technology Specialist Salary

An Information Technology Specialist earns an average salary of $53,741 per year. A skill in Project Management 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.

$34,836 - $92,142
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$54K
$92K
MEDIAN: $53,741
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$13.06 - $29.69
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MEDIAN: $18.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,836 - $92,142  
   
Bonus
$1.27 - $7,800  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,613  
Commission
$412.17 - $67,871  
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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$31,383 - $87,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.06 - $29.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50  
Overtime
$19.32 - $45.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1.27 - $7,800  
   
Commission
$412.17 - $67,871  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,613  
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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$31,383 - $87,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,454

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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

  • 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.
  • Troubleshoot information technology-related issues for both hardware and software.
  • 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,509

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Information Technology Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Information Technology Specialist?

Information Technology Specialist in Matawan:
"Youth in IT."
Pros: I like the consistently changing environment, in terms of different jobs at hand. Whether low voltage wiring, on site computer troubleshooting and repair there is always a challenge to overcome. I also love being surrounded by the constantly developing field of technology.
Cons: One downside to my position with my current company, is that I do not get compensated for several things. Time driven, gas, personal vehicle miles, are all expenses that are not returned. I also have no schedule, totally and completely on call with no pre-established jobs.

Information Technology Specialist in Washington:
"Best problem solving and solution development job ever."
Pros: I am able to work with ease and solve problems on the go by any means necessary. The people I work with count on me to make sure the tools they use are working good on a constant basis with little disruption.
Cons: Traffic in the area is a pain. But I manage.

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...

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Key Stats for Information Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 728 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

▲52%

▲25%

▲5%

National Average
$50,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 728 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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