Software Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Software Specialist is $53,277 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Software Specialist Total Pay (?
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$35,122 - $86,074
(Median)
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86K
MEDIAN: $53,277
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Software Specialist Total Pay (?
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$15.51 - $42.75
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,122 - $86,074  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $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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$35,403 - $88,650  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.51 - $42.75  
   
Overtime
$11.89 - $36.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $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).
)
$35,403 - $88,650  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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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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Experience Affects Software Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$53,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%
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