Late-Career Information Technology Specialist Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Late-Career Information Technology Specialists. The median take-home amount in this area is around $75K, and on average, nearly two in five of that final number comes from commissions. Cash earnings for Late-Career Information Technology Specialists — which occasionally include more than $13K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $42K to approximately $122K. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Late-Career Information Technology Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Late-Career Information Technology Specialists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$45,211 - $120,314
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$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,552
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$16.93 - $49.82
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MEDIAN: $26.42
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,211 - $120,314  
   
Bonus
$414.59 - $13,314  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,047  
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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$41,661 - $121,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 344
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$16.93 - $49.82  
   
Overtime
$13.91 - $55.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$414.59 - $13,314  
   
Commission
$30,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,047  
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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$41,661 - $121,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,742

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Home to some of the best pay for Late-Career Information Technology Specialists, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 56 percent above the national average. Late-Career Information Technology Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+48 percent), Houston (+35 percent), Baltimore (+30 percent), and Minneapolis (+27 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Tampa Late-Career Information Technology Specialists earning much less — 37 percent less — than the national average. Employers pay around 20 percent less in Charlotte and 14 percent less in Philadelphia, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Information Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 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
▲20%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲9%

System Administration
▼0%

National Average
$75,000

Troubleshooting
▼4%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼5%

Network Management / Administration
▼11%

Windows Support
▼11%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼15%

Network Support
▼16%

Microsoft Office
▼20%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼20%

Computer Service
▼23%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼25%

Computer Hardware Technician
▼25%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 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: 13%
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