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Software Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Software Specialist is $55,201 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
$35,570 - $88,442
(Median)
$36K
$55K
$88K
MEDIAN: $55,200
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90%

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$16.02 - $43.34
(Median)
$16
$24
$43
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,570 - $88,442  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$291.63 - $3,052  
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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$35,881 - $91,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.02 - $43.34  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $43.63  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$291.63 - $3,052  
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).
)
$35,881 - $91,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
United States (change)

Job Description for Software Specialist

  • 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.
  • Implement, test, and upgrade systems across the organization.
  • Provide technical assistance and customer support for routine and failure situations.
  • Maintain software systems and change management protocols.

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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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Experience Affects Software Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 13%