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Average Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support Skills Hourly Pay

$15.74
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$516
Bonus
$4,500
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills is $15.74.
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$11.33
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$20.72
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$11 - $21
Bonus
$225 - $3,000
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$0 - $4,500
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$25,546 - $50,924
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What Do Information Technology Specialists Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology Specialists?

Skills in Information Technology (IT) Support, Troubleshooting, Computer Hardware Technician and System Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialists?

An early career Information Technology Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.58 based on 687 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.96 based on 349 salaries. An experienced Information Technology Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.36 based on 268 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,375 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
25.4%
Experienced
19.5%
Late Career
5.2%