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Average Late-Career Information Technology Specialist Salary

$82,408
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$3,101
Bonus
$4,125
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The average salary for a Late-Career Information Technology Specialist is $82,408.
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$49k
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$127k
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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Information Technology Specialist are from the companies International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. Reported salaries are highest at Deloitte where the average pay is $144,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include U.S. Navy, earning around $99,303. U.S. Army pays the lowest at around $72,000. IBM Global Services also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $84,000.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology Specialists?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), Network Management / Administration, System Administration and Information Technology (IT) Support.

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

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 $47,175 based on 285 salaries. An early career Information Technology Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,017 based on 2,897 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,795 based on 1,800 salaries. An experienced Information Technology Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,867 based on 1,670 salaries.
Employees with Information Technology Specialist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 41.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (36.5% more) and Houston, Texas (34.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,652 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
43.6%
Mid Career
27.1%
Experienced
25.1%