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Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Information Technology Project Specialists in the United States take home approximately $59K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Information Technology Project Specialists runs from $35K to $93K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $8K. More than half of Information Technology Project Specialists (61 percent) survey respondents are men. For the most part, Information Technology Project Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance.

$39,224 - $93,857
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$94K
MEDIAN: $58,872
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90%

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$12.36 - $30.06
(Median)
$12
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$39,224 - $93,857  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $7,946  
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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$35,182 - $92,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 180
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $7,946  
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).
)
$35,182 - $92,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Information Technology Project Specialists. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $49K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $56K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Information Technology Project Specialists make a median 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 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 18%
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