Average Experienced System Support Specialist Salary

$59,479
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,222
Bonus
$2,400
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced System Support Specialist is $59,479.
10%
$42k
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$59k
90%
$88k
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Salary
$42k - $88k
Bonus
$482 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$700 - $8k
Total Pay
$39k - $82k

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Job Description for System Support Specialist

System Support Specialist Tasks
  • Design, develop, and test interfaces and upgrades to existing systems.
  • Monitor the system, set up automated alerts, and performance notifications to proactively address problems.
  • Train end users in access, security, use, and customization of programs and software.
  • Troubleshoot, upgrade, monitor, and diagnose application and system problems to enable ongoing business.
  • Respond to problems in workflow or unmet business needs with strategies and potential solutions.

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Popular Skills for System Support Specialist

Skills in Windows Support and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Office and Information Technology (IT) Support.

Pay by Experience Level for System Support Specialist

An entry-level System Support Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,253 based on 9 salaries. An early career System Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,640 based on 181 salaries. A mid-career System Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,203 based on 113 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,097.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 327 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
55.4%
Mid Career
34.6%
Late Career
7.3%