Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Pay for Information Technology Project Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $59K annually. More than half of Information Technology Project Specialists (62 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$38,968 - $93,939

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$13.28 - $30.79

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,968 - $93,939  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,123  
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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$35,835 - $93,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $30.79  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $52.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,123  
   
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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$35,835 - $93,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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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Information Technology Project Specialists who move on to become Information Technology Project Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Information Technology Project Managers get paid an average 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $49K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $57K. Information Technology Project Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $66K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $82K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

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
22%
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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