Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Systems Specialist is $61,835
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Systems Specialists?
An entry-level Systems Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,924 based on 88 salaries. An early career Systems Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,633 based on 716 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Systems Specialists Do?
Systems specialists work in a field where it is best to get a four year bachelor’s degree in computer science or other similar area of study. Additional certifications and specialty job training will be needed in order to constantly keep abreast of current technology.
Systems specialists help maintain, install, and troubleshoot computer and information systems. They help determine the company's hardware, software, and data needs and make recommendations to leaders based on this information. …Read more
- Coordinate, manage, and lead technical support for new products, software, upgrades, or equipment.
- Configure systems for optimal end user support, including disaster recovery and scheduled downtime plans.
- Review, back up, and update systems regularly, documenting changes and system operation.
- Compile, analyze, and evaluate data from multiple sources to provide decision-making information.