The average pay for a Software Specialist is $60,709 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$38,152 - $107,872
(Median)
$38K
$61K
$110K
MEDIAN: $60,709
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$16.00 - $33.39
(Median)
$16
$23
$33
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,152 - $107,872  
   
Bonus
$991 - $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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$38,474 - $110,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $33.39  
   
Overtime
$24.32 - $44.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$991 - $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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$38,474 - $110,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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 64%

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Software Specialist Salaries

National Average
$61,000

SQL
up arrow 9%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 20%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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