The average salary for a Senior Computer Specialist is $63,483.
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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 comp…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Computer Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Senior Computer Specialist are from the companies University of Washington (UW), University of Central Florida and University of Central Florida. Reported salaries are highest at University of Washington (UW) where the average pay is $65,115. University of Central Florida pays the lowest at around $46,448.
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Popular Skills for Senior Computer Specialist
Computer Hardware Technician
Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Hardware Technician, Windows Support, Windows Operating System General Use, Network Management / Administration and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Computer Specialist
An early career Senior Computer Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,398 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Senior Computer Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,071 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Senior Computer Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,989 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,000.
Employees with Senior Computer Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 5.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (3.3% less).
Years of Experience
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