Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Median pay for Information Technology Project Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $57K per year. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,973 - $94,500
$37K
$57K
$94K
MEDIAN: $57,199
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$16.66 - $35.00
$25
MEDIAN: $25.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$36,973 - $94,500  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $14,426  
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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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$34,980 - $91,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$25.33  
   
Overtime
$38.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$484.79 - $14,426  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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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$34,980 - $91,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT)

Project specialists in information technology (IT) are responsible for developing and preparing status/management-related IT reports for their organizations, as well as assisting a project manager in planning and coordinating business projects and assisting with administering technical and administrative initiatives. They also investigate and analyze business processes, procedures, and systems in place within the company or a particular department to ensure compliance and compatibility with current IT guidelines.

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Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Tasks

  • Investigate and analyze business processes, procedures and systems.
  • Assist lead project manager with planning and coordination of all concerned business projects.
  • Develop and prepare status and management type reports concerned with projects.

Common Career Paths for Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT)


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Many Information Technology Project Specialists move into an Information Technology Project Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $86K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT)

Pay by Experience for a Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 10 salaries. A Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT)

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 18%
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