Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salary

For Information Technology Project Specialists, annual average wages total $52K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Information Technology Project Specialists (87 percent) who took the survey are men. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$41,344 - $85,788
$41K
$51K
$86K
MEDIAN: $51,157
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50%
90%

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$16.90 - $39.34
$17
$22
$39
MEDIAN: $21.96
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90%

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$0$85K
Salary $41,344 - $85,788
Bonus $493.16 - $5,068
Profit Sharing $3,750
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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$40,935 - $83,628
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $16.90 - $39.34
Overtime $23.15 - $54.63
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $493.16 - $5,068
Profit Sharing $3,750
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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$40,935 - $83,628
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT)

Project specialists in information technology (IT) are responsible for developing and preparing status/management-related IT reports for their organizations, as well as assisting a project manager in planning and coordinating business projects and assisting with administering technical and administrative initiatives. They also investigate and analyze business processes, procedures, and systems in place within the company or a particular department to ensure compliance and compatibility with current IT guidelines.

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Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Tasks

  • Investigate and analyze business processes, procedures and systems.
  • Assist lead project manager with planning and coordination of all concerned business projects.
  • Develop and prepare status and management type reports concerned with projects.

Common Career Paths for Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT)


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Information Technology Project Specialists often transition into Information Technology Project Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Information Technology Project Managers earn $86K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT)

Pay by Experience for a Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 10 salaries. A Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT)

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Project Specialist, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲72%

Experienced
▲34%

Mid-Career
▲25%

Entry-Level
▲4%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 11%