The average pay for a Software Specialist is $61,065 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.

$39,425 - $107,659
$39K
$61K
$110K
MEDIAN: $61,064
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90%

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$14.93 - $32.59
$15
$22
$33
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,425 - $107,659  
   
Bonus
$1,003 - $20,608  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$38,521 - $109,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.93 - $32.59  
   
Overtime
$22.96 - $44.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,003 - $20,608  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$38,521 - $109,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Software Specialist

  • Provide technical assistance and customer support for routine and failure situations.
  • Maintain software systems and change management protocols.
  • Implement, test, and upgrade systems across the organization.
  • Document software systems, user methods, and procedures for training and/or training resources.
  • Analyze ongoing performance and limitations to increase usability and achieve end goals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Specialist

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

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Key Stats for Software Specialist

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Software Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Software Specialist Salaries

National Average
$60,000

SQL
up arrow 8%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 19%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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