Information Technology Project Specialists in the United States take home an average $59K per year. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the vast majority of Information Technology Project Specialists (81 percent) who took the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,319 - $94,885
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$95K
MEDIAN: $58,792
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90%

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$16.66 - $30.14
(Median)
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$18
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MEDIAN: $18.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,319 - $94,885  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $13,906  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$36,317 - $93,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.00  
   
Overtime
$52.00  
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
$251.68 - $13,906  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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).
)
$36,317 - $93,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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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.


For many Information Technology Project Specialists, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $60K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $53K. For Information Technology Project Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $62K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $82K.

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Experience Affects Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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