Software Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Software Specialist is $60,876 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$38,618 - $104,382
(Median)
$39K
$61K
$100K
MEDIAN: $60,875
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$16.25 - $43.74
(Median)
$16
$25
$44
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,618 - $104,382  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,322  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$28,500  
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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$38,972 - $112,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 149
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.25 - $43.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.21 - $45.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,322  
   
Commission
$28,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$38,972 - $112,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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 46%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Software Specialist Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 10%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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