The average salary for a Technical Specialist in Canada is C$70,717.
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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
Skills in Technical Analysis, Systems Troubleshooting, Project Management and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Services.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Specialist
An entry-level Technical Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$47,846 based on 5 salaries. An early career Technical Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,943 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Technical Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,414 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Technical Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$79,980 based on 61 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$83,524.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Technical Specialist in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 2.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (34.8% less), Mississauga, Ontario (29.2% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (17.3% less).
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