Average Early-Career Information Technology Specialist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$58,619
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The average salary for an Early-Career Information Technology Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia is $58,619.
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$41k
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$85k
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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 that pay less than market rate include Help Desk / Desktop Support, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), System Administration, Computer Hardware Technician 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 $48,894 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,151 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Information Technology Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,057 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $115,683.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (18.2% less), Houston, Texas (13.9% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (9.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 153 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Mid Career
35.3%
Experienced
43.8%
Late Career
17.6%