Average Implementation Specialist Salary

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The average salary for an Implementation Specialist is $53,667.
MEDIAN $53,667
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$40k - $78k
$513 - $10k
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$205 - $7k
$783 - $16k
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$37k - $78k

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Job Description for Implementation Specialist

Implementation Specialist Tasks
  • Help clients install new software and teach employees how to use it.
  • Provide technical support throughout the duration of the implementation.
  • Create handbooks and online help section to accompany software.

Popular Employer Salaries for Implementation Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Implementation Specialist are from the companies Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP), ADP SBS and Dealertrack, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Black Mountain Systems where the average pay is $85,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HubSpot and Smarsh, earning around $58,983 and $50,000, respectively. Dealertrack, Inc. pays the lowest at around $44,219. Pushpay and Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $46,915 and $47,932, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Implementation Specialist

Skills in Implementation Analysis and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Training and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Implementation Specialist

An entry-level Implementation Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,716 based on 141 salaries. An early career Implementation Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,458 based on 1,076 salaries. A mid-career Implementation Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,421 based on 371 salaries. An experienced Implementation Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,662 based on 240 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,167.
Employees with Implementation Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (21.1% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (6.7% less).

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