Average Experienced Information Technology Specialist with Information Technology (IT) Support Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$73,986
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The average salary for an Experienced Information Technology Specialist with Information Technology (IT) Support skills in Houston, Texas is $73,986.
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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 Help Desk / Desktop Support and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Hardware Technician, System Administration and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2).

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 $52,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Information Technology Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,693 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $126,500.
Employees with Information Technology Specialist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.0% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (9.1% less), Los Angeles, California (5.4% less) and San Diego, California (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 52 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.6%
Early Career
46.2%
Mid Career
30.8%
Late Career
13.5%