Software Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Software Specialist is $55,633 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.

$35,123 - $95,616
(Median)
$35K
$56K
$96K
MEDIAN: $55,633
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$16.88 - $44.25
(Median)
$17
$24
$44
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$35,123 - $95,616  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,074  
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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$35,740 - $97,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.88 - $44.25  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,074  
   
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).
)
$35,740 - $97,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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 51%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%