Late-Career Information Technology Specialist Salary

The median total income of Late-Career Information Technology Specialists is around $76K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (nearly two in five, in fact) comes from commissions. In the world of Late-Career Information Technology Specialists, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $13K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $44K and $124K. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Late-Career Information Technology Specialists. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Late-Career Information Technology Specialists who answered the questionnnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$49,040 - $123,866
$49K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,975
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$16.60 - $49.05
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MEDIAN: $25.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,040 - $123,866  
   
Bonus
$495.79 - $13,280  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,096  
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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$43,789 - $123,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 333
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.60 - $49.05  
   
Overtime
$19.25 - $55.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$495.79 - $13,280  
   
Commission
$30,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,096  
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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$43,789 - $123,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,262

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Late-Career Information Technology Specialists will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 54 percent. Late-Career Information Technology Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+53 percent), Houston (+44 percent), Minneapolis (+25 percent), and Baltimore (+25 percent). Philadelphia is the lowest-paying area, 16 percent south of the national average. Employers pay around 15 percent less in New York and 11 percent less in Tampa, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Information Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Project Management
▲21%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲6%

System Administration
▲1%

National Average
$76,000

Troubleshooting
▼6%

Network Management / Administration
▼7%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼8%

Network Support
▼14%

Windows Support
▼16%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼16%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼19%

Microsoft Office
▼21%

Computer Service
▼22%

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

Computer Hardware Technician
▼26%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 13%
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