Average Experienced Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with System Administration Skills Salary

$56,741
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$1,989
Bonus
$2,035
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The average salary for an Experienced Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with System Administration skills is $56,741.
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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.

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

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

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 $42,238 based on 11 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,143 based on 343 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,330 based on 316 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,868.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (7.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 749 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
42.2%
Late Career
10.5%