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Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist is $43,819 per year. A skill in IT Security & Infrastructure is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,855 - $66,209
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$66K
MEDIAN: $43,819
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90%

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$11.57 - $24.09
(Median)
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,855 - $66,209  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,822  
Profit Sharing
$10.14 - $5,847  
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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$27,226 - $63,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,060
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.57 - $24.09  
   
Overtime
$15.64 - $35.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,822  
   
Profit Sharing
$10.14 - $5,847  
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).
)
$27,226 - $63,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,077

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Information Technology Specialist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Information Technology Specialist in Richmond:
"Always Listen To Instruction And Record Information."
Always listen to what information you are given and keep a record for yourself as reference in e-form or document hard copy.

Information Technology Specialist in Dallas:
"I Wish I Knew That I Would Not Be Receiving Salary."
Question the position and how long it has been in existence. If it is a new position that is a great sign. If it is not a new position, ask about how long the previous individuals had kept that position. If not for very long, this is a red flag about those over-seeing this position.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist Salaries


System Administration
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 2%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
0%

National Average
$41,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%


Network Support
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Windows Support
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%


Computer Service
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 590 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%