Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Information Technology Project Specialists in the United States can expect wages of $60K per year on average. Most Information Technology Project Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 66 percent of Information Technology Project Specialists are male. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,931 - $96,373
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$60K
$96K
MEDIAN: $59,533
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$13.00 - $31.15
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$13
$18
$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 (?
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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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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 rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $49K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $58K. Information Technology Project Specialists bring in $74K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $82K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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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