Average Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist Salary

$47,065
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,942
Bonus
$18,500
Commission
$1,014
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Information Technology Specialist is $47,065.
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$32k
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$69k
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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 (Tier 2), Computer Hardware Technician, Troubleshooting, Help Desk / Desktop Support and Information Technology (IT) Support.

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

An early career Information Technology Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,631 based on 3,070 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,152 based on 1,913 salaries. An experienced Information Technology Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,359 based on 1,805 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,733.
Employees with Information Technology Specialist in their job title in Charlotte, North Carolina earn an average of 33.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (22.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (12.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,662 survey responses.
Early Career
40.1%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
23.6%
Late Career
11.4%