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Senior Computer Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Senior Computer Specialist is $63,182 per year.
$41,721 - $108,169
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $63,182
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$15.67 - $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,721 - $108,169  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,018  
Profit Sharing
$1,277 - $7,933  
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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$38,779 - $108,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.67 - $35.00  
   
Overtime
$21.04 - $49.46  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,018  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,277 - $7,933  
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).
)
$38,779 - $108,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
United States (change)

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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Computer Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Computer Specialist Salaries



National Average
$61,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Senior Computer Specialist Salaries

SQL
up arrow 9%

Linux
up arrow 2%

National Average
$61,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 6%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 9%


Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%