Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist is $43,202 per year. A skill in IT Security & Infrastructure is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist Salary (?
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$29,580 - $65,332
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MEDIAN: $43,201
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Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist Salary (?
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$11.10 - $24.15
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,580 - $65,332  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,542  
Profit Sharing
$48.94 - $4,983  
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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$26,745 - $63,134  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,155
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $24.15  
   
Overtime
$15.51 - $35.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,542  
   
Profit Sharing
$48.94 - $4,983  
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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$26,745 - $63,134  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,078
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Pay Difference By Location

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Boston
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Atlanta
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San Antonio
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New York
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Columbus
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Dallas
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Baltimore
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National Average
$41,000
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Pittsburgh
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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.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
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System Administration
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Cisco Networking
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Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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National Average
$41,000
Information Technology (IT) Support
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Network Management / Administration
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Troubleshooting
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Network Support
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Windows Support
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Computer Hardware Technician
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Computer Service
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Gender

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Male
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%
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