Late-Career Information Technology Specialist Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (two-fifths) of final income for Late-Career Information Technology Specialists. That final number averages out to $75K across the industry. Total cash compensation to Late-Career Information Technology Specialists bottoms out near $43K and approaches $124K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $14K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Late-Career Information Technology Specialists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of Late-Career Information Technology Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,526 - $123,594
$48K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,787
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$16.74 - $49.75
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MEDIAN: $25.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,526 - $123,594  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $13,576  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,213  
Commission
$30,000  
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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$43,260 - $124,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.74 - $49.75  
   
Overtime
$17.50 - $56.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$481.77 - $13,576  
   
Commission
$30,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,213  
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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$43,260 - $124,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,374

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Surpassing the national average by 55 percent, Late-Career Information Technology Specialists in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Late-Career Information Technology Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+55 percent), Houston (+46 percent), Minneapolis (+26 percent), and Baltimore (+26 percent). Philadelphia is the lowest-paying area, 15 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include New York (14 percent lower) and Tampa (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Information Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Project Management
▲22%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲7%

System Administration
▲2%

National Average
$75,000

Troubleshooting
▼4%

Network Management / Administration
▼6%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼7%

Network Support
▼13%

Windows Support
▼15%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼15%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼18%

Microsoft Office
▼20%

Computer Service
▼21%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼24%

Computer Hardware Technician
▼25%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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