Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Pay for Information Technology Project Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $59K per year. Total cash compensation to Information Technology Project Specialists approaches anywhere from $35K on the lower end to $93K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Information Technology Project Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,984 - $94,267
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$94K
MEDIAN: $58,710
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90%

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$12.36 - $30.06
(Median)
$12
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,984 - $94,267  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,609  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $7,757  
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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$35,038 - $93,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.36 - $30.06  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $41.25  
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 - $9,609  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $7,757  
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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$35,038 - $93,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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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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Advancing into an Information Technology Project Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Information Technology Project Specialists, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger 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. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $48K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $54K. For Information Technology Project Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $73K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $82K.

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Experience Affects Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 52%

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 18%