Information Technology Specialists in Dallas, Texas can expect to earn an average of $60K annually. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Male Information Technology Specialists in Dallas are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,345 - $103,604
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$39K
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MEDIAN: $60,448
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$14.90 - $54.25
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$54
MEDIAN: $24.00
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Salary
$39,345 - $103,604  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$509  
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$37,752 - $107,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $54.25  
   
Overtime
$24.16 - $87.18  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$509  
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$37,752 - $107,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
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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.


For many Dallas Information Technology Specialists, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $50K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $58K on average. Information Technology Specialists in Dallas who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $63K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $86K on average.

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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$59,000



Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist Salaries

System Administration
up arrow 5%

National Average
$59,000

Windows Support
up arrow 1%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 1%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 4%

Computer Service
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 4%

Network Support
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 6%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 8%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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