The average salary for an Information Technology Specialist in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $60,243.
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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. It is not uncommon for these specialists to train other employees in information technology (IT), such as corporate e…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Information Technology Specialist
Computer Hardware Technician
Help Desk / Desktop Support
Skills that pay less than market rate include Help Desk / Desktop Support, Computer Hardware Technician, System Administration, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and Information Technology (IT) Support.
Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialist
An entry-level Information Technology Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,018 based on 6 salaries. An early career Information Technology Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,528 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,643 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Information Technology Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,781 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,987.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Information Technology Specialist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 21.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (14.7% more) and New York, New York (6.4% more).
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