An Information Technology Specialist in Columbus, Ohio earns an average salary of $71,633 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are IT Security & Infrastructure and System Administration.

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Salary
$34,583 - $82,575  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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$34,163 - $84,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Hourly Rate
$19.68  
   
Overtime
$29.48  
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$34,163 - $84,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 32%

System Administration
up arrow 24%

National Average
$57,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 16%

Network Support
up arrow 20%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 23%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 25%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 28%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 29%

Computer Service
up arrow 33%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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