Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Median pay for Information Technology Project Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $59K annually. The majority of Information Technology Project Specialists (62 percent) survey respondents are male. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Information Technology Project Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$38,942 - $94,020
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$94K
MEDIAN: $58,674
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$13.28 - $30.34
(Median)
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,942 - $94,020  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $4,913  
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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$35,508 - $93,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $30.34  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $52.00  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $4,913  
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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$35,508 - $93,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Job Description for Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT)

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

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)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Information Technology Project Specialists with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $49K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $56K. Information Technology Project Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $68K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $82K on average.

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Experience Affects Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 19%
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