Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salary

An average Information Technology Project Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $60K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 66 percent of Information Technology Project Specialists are male. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,931 - $96,373
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$96K
MEDIAN: $59,533
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$13.00 - $31.15
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$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,931 - $96,373  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,010  
Profit Sharing
$2,111  
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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$36,048 - $93,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $31.15  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $53.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,010  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,111  
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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$36,048 - $93,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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 often transition into Information Technology Project Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Information Technology Project Managers earn $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 rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $49K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $58K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $74K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $82K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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