The average salary for a Technical Specialist in Australia is AU$86,503.
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Job Description for Technical Specialist
A technical specialist coordinates an organization's technology use. They recognize the company's composition and procedures, assesses its technology and technological processes, and attempts to streamline these processes to make them more effective. For example, the technical specialist may advise executives to create presentations using a particular program or may design new systems of storing data and information. A technical specialist can expect to work with other technical specialists in …Read more
Technical Specialist Tasks
- Investigate, process, monitor, and make recommendations for complicated problems or complaints.
- Provide analytical support and direction for the team, and mentor junior members.
- Develop and implement innovative solutions to optimize processes.
- Serve as subject matter expert and direct the planning, design, and modification of individual project production.
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Popular Skills for Technical Specialist
Information Technology (IT) Support
Skills in Systems Troubleshooting and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Information Technology (IT) Support, Technical Analysis and Technical Services.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Specialist
An early career Technical Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$67,258 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Technical Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$85,849 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Technical Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$101,610 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$105,374.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Technical Specialist in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 19.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (8.8% less), Adelaide, South Australia (1.7% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.1% less).
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