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Average Experienced Information Technology Specialist Salary

$70,867
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,557
Bonus
$3,100
Commission
$1,546
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The average salary for an Experienced Information Technology Specialist is $70,867.
10%
$45k
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$71k
90%
$117k
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$45k - $117k
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$506 - $15k
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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.
The top respondents for the job title Information Technology Specialist are from the companies International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., U.S. Army and Department of Veteran's Affairs. Reported salaries are highest at Deloitte where the average pay is $116,395. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cognizant and U.S. Department of Defense, earning around $91,645 and $84,000, respectively. U.S. Army pays the lowest at around $64,652. U.S. Navy and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $68,865 and $75,419, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology Specialists?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration, Computer Hardware Technician, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), 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. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,408.
Employees with Information Technology Specialist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 36.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.0% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,811 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
49.9%
Mid Career
31.0%
Late Career
14.3%