Average Early-Career Information Technology Specialist with System Administration Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$49,619
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The average salary for an Early-Career Information Technology Specialist with System Administration skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $49,619.
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$43k
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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 Information Technology (IT) Support, Computer Hardware Technician, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), Help Desk / Desktop Support and IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average.

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

A mid-career Information Technology Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,741 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Information Technology Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,352 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,500.
Employees with Information Technology Specialist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 50.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (17.4% more) and Detroit, Michigan (14.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Mid Career
29.0%
Experienced
51.6%
Late Career
19.4%