The average pay for a Senior Computer Specialist is $64,401 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Senior Computer Specialist Total Pay (?
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$42,083 - $107,564
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MEDIAN: $64,400
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Senior Computer Specialist Total Pay (?
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$16.04 - $36.93
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,083 - $107,564  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,113  
Profit Sharing
$1,300 - $6,000  
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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$39,223 - $109,152  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 292
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.04 - $36.93  
   
Overtime
$17.23 - $54.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,113  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300 - $6,000  
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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$39,223 - $109,152  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 292
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Job Description for Senior Computer Specialist
Senior computer specialists are responsible for providing effective guidance and technical support for their organization. They are in charge of completing information technology (IT) services, including performing maintenance of IT assets. They participate in company meetings to suggest changes to the IT department's processes and improve the use of company resources. These specialists also assist with training sessions, act as a mentor to junior personnel, and use their expertise to solve complex computer problems by using a variety of software applications. Generally, these specialists report their progress to the systems administrator or director in their organization.
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Senior Computer Specialist Tasks
  • Monitor network and systems for performance, security,and other issues.
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot file, email, and authentication servers, as well as Internet access and other networked services.
  • Assist users with software, hardware, and connectivity issues.
  • Recommend, install, configure, maintain, and upgrade all computer and networking software and hardware for use in an office, department, or small company.
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Experience Affects Senior Computer Specialist Salaries

National Average
$62,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Senior Computer Specialist Salaries

National Average
$62,000
Microsoft Access
up arrow 4%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%
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Gender
Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%
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