An Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist earns an average salary of C$49,699 per year.

C$35,538 - C$70,501
C$36K
C$50K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$49,591
10%
50%
90%
C$14.44 - C$31.90
C$14
C$20
C$32
MEDIAN: C$19.69
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$71K
Salary C$35,538 - C$70,501
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,778
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$4,966
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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C$32,852 - C$71,457
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 219
Hourly Data C$0C$42
Hourly Rate C$14.44 - C$31.90
Overtime C$19.80 - C$42.46
Annual Data C$0C$71K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,778
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$4,966
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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C$32,852 - C$71,457
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

Job Description for Information Technology Specialist

Information technology specialists work closely with a variety of technology products, from their design to regular repair and upkeep. They generally provide their services as-needed for their companies regarding software, hardware, and databases and, depending on a specialist's skill, he/she may also create entire databases and programs for either individual or corporate needs.

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Information Technology Specialist Tasks

  • Maintain, manage, troubleshoot and upgrade computer systems and servers for performance and security related issues.
  • Provide end-user support for a variety of web applications.
  • Troubleshoot information technology-related issues for both hardware and software.
  • Coordinate the set-up of data services, as well as phone, computer, and printer installation.
  • Coordinate the planning, implementation, and maintenance of all information technology products.

Information Technology Specialist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$48,981

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Information Technology Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Information Technology Specialist in Toronto:
"Know Exactly what is Expected in your Role and Exceed it."
Gain strict outline about the core daily responsibilities. Understand what is the companies participation in your career path. How does the company expect you to handle stress levels. Under what are the perks and valuable skills associated with this job. Never stop learning and don't get complacent.

Information Technology Specialist in Calgary:
"Keep your eyes wide open."
Technology changes rapidly and skills deteriorate just as fast. Always stay on a learning path to keep competitive.

Key Stats for Information Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
22%

Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Network Management / Administration
▼0%

National Average
C$49,000



Computer Hardware Technician
▼7%

VMware ESX
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 16%