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Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Information Technology Project Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $57K per year. Total cash earnings of Information Technology Project Specialists range from $35K on the low end to $94K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $9K and $8K, respectively. Male Information Technology Project Specialists are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Information Technology Project Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$38,926 - $93,908
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MEDIAN: $56,736
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$11.62 - $31.28
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,926 - $93,908  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $7,830  
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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$34,828 - $93,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.62 - $31.28  
   
Overtime
$17.47 - $44.04  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $7,830  
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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$34,828 - $93,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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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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Information Technology Project Specialists usually experience a big boost in pay as they move up the career ladder to upper-level roles like Information Technology Project Manager. The average pay for a Information Technology Project Manager is $86K annually.

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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. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $48K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $53K. Information Technology Project Specialists see a median salary of $71K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $82K on average.

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Experience Affects Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 52%

Experienced
up arrow 33%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 18%