Senior Computer Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Senior Computer Specialist is $59,985 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are SQL and Linux.

$38,842 - $88,094
$39K
$61K
$88K
MEDIAN: $61,463
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$15.71 - $30.91
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MEDIAN: $19.86
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$0$88K
Salary $38,842 - $88,094
Bonus $0.00 - $24,468
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$35,437 - $80,281
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.71 - $30.91
Overtime $24.53 - $46.76
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $0.00 - $24,468
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$35,437 - $80,281
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

Job Description for Senior Computer Specialist

Senior computer specialists are responsible for providing effective guidance and technical support for their organization. They are in charge of completing information technology (IT) services, including performing maintenance of IT assets. They participate in company meetings to suggest changes to the IT department's processes and improve the use of company resources. These specialists also assist with training sessions, act as a mentor to junior personnel, and use their expertise to solve complex computer problems by using a variety of software applications. Generally, these specialists report their progress to the systems administrator or director in their organization.

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Senior Computer Specialist Tasks

  • Assist users with software, hardware, and connectivity issues.
  • Monitor network and systems for performance, security, and other issues.
  • Recommend, install, configure, maintain, and upgrade all computer and networking software and hardware for use in an office, department, or small company.
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot file, email, and authentication servers, as well as Internet access and other networked services.

Common Career Paths for Senior Computer Specialist


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Popular Skills for Senior Computer Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Computer Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Senior Computer Specialist has a negative trend. An entry-level Senior Computer Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Computer Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Senior Computer Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 44 salaries. A Senior Computer Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,312

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Key Stats for Senior Computer Specialist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Senior Computer Specialist Salaries

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
$56,000

▼6%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Senior Computer Specialist Salaries

SQL
▲18%

Linux
▲16%


Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼0%

National Average
$56,000



Microsoft Active Directory
▼3%




Cisco Networking
▼6%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 6%