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Average Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist Salary in Canada

C$49,566
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,013
Bonus
C$500
Commission
C$1,008
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist in Canada is C$49,566.
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CA$38k
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CA$50k
90%
CA$69k
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Salary
C$38k - C$69k
Bonus
C$246 - C$6k
Profit Sharing
C$103 - C$9k
Commission
C$0 - C$500
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C$35k - C$69k
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What Do Information Technology (IT) Support Specialists Do?

Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist Tasks
  • Maintain and troubleshoot devices and systems, hardware, and software.
  • Document system performance, bugs, debugging, and program requirements.
  • Follow maintenance protocols to ensure systems are secure and ready for users.
  • Lead design and deployment of servers, directories, wireless, backups, and personal devices.

Job Satisfaction for Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist

3.8 out of 5
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Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Support Specialists?

Skills in Information Technology (IT) Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration, Help Desk / Desktop Support, Systems Troubleshooting and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Support Specialists?

An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$40,971 based on 31 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,046 based on 287 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,797 based on 196 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$56,042 based on 166 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$63,959.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist in their job title in Mississauga, Ontario earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (8.8% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (2.3% less) and Toronto, Ontario (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 734 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
39.1%
Mid Career
26.7%
Experienced
22.6%
Late Career
7.4%