Information Technology Specialist in Houston, Texas Salary

An Information Technology Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $54,609 per year. A skill in IT Security & Infrastructure is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$40,976 - $108,857
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$110K
MEDIAN: $54,609
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$13.91 - $30.19
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MEDIAN: $20.46
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Salary
$40,976 - $108,857  
   
Bonus
$1,454 - $23,700  
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$33,988 - $116,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $30.19  
   
Overtime
$30.79  
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Bonus
$1,454 - $23,700  
   
Total Pay (?
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$33,988 - $116,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Information Technology Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 19 salaries. An Information Technology Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Information Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲109%

▲16%

National Average
$53,000

▼6%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲18%

Troubleshooting
▲10%

Project Management
▲8%


Windows Support
▲6%



Microsoft Active Directory
▲3%

Network Support
▲1%

National Average
$53,000


Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%


Computer Service
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 18%