Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Information Technology Project Specialists in the United States take home approximately $59K per year on average. Men account for the majority of Information Technology Project Specialists who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Information Technology Project Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$38,968 - $93,939
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$94K
MEDIAN: $58,825
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$13.09 - $30.79
(Median)
$13
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,968 - $93,939  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
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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$35,776 - $93,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $30.79  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $52.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
   
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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$35,776 - $93,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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. 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. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $72K in this role. Information Technology Project Specialists who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $82K on average.

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Experience Affects Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 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: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 18%
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