$48,365
Avg. Salary
$17.57
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,536

Bonus

$1,474

Profit Sharing

$17,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Information Technology Specialist is $17.57 per hour.

The average pay for an Information Technology Specialist is $48,365 per year.

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$12.44
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$25.29
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$33k
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$72k
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MEDIAN $48,365
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MEDIAN: $48,365
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$0$72K
Salary $32,677 - $72,301
Bonus $0.61 - $5,979
Profit Sharing $19.57 - $5,208
Commission $17,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,866 - $67,842
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,800
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $12.44 - $25.29
Hourly Tips $0.36
Overtime $18.68 - $40.69
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $0.61 - $5,979
Commission $17,000
Profit Sharing $19.57 - $5,208
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,866 - $67,842
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,901

Job Description for Information Technology Specialist

Information technology specialists work closely with a variety of technology products, from their design to regular repair and upkeep. They generally provide their services as-needed for their companies regarding software, hardware, and databases and, depending on a specialist's skill, he/she may also create entire databases and programs for either individual or corporate needs.

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology Specialist


Although International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. boasts the highest average salary in town at $70K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $21K or as much as $102K.

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at U.S. Army — the median salary comes to just $35K, about half the top paying employer's rate.

Information Technology Specialist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,455

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Information Technology Specialists, working in the bustling city of Charlotte has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Information Technology Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+29 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), San Diego (+20 percent), and Chicago (+19 percent). Omaha is the lowest-paying area, 16 percent south of the national average. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Columbus and 2 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Information Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 831 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
19%

Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist Salaries


National Average
$43,000



Cisco Networking
▼3%


Windows Support
▼4%

Network Management / Administration
▼4%





Windows Operating System General Use
▼7%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 831 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 19%