The average salary for a Technical Specialist is $72,946.
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Job Description for Technical Specialist
A technical specialist coordinates an organization's technology use. They recognize the company's composition and procedures, assesses its technology and technological processes, and attempts to streamline these processes to make them more effective. For example, the technical specialist may advise executives to create presentations using a particular program or may design new systems of storing data and information. A technical specialist can expect to work with other technical specialists in …Read more
Technical Specialist Tasks
- Investigate, process, monitor, and make recommendations for complicated problems or complaints.
- Provide analytical support and direction for the team, and mentor junior members.
- Develop and implement innovative solutions to optimize processes.
- Serve as subject matter expert and direct the planning, design, and modification of individual project production.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Technical Specialist are from the companies Cummins, Inc., ICF International and Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Ford Motor Company where the average pay is $127,092. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include ICF International and Rolls-Royce North America, Inc., earning around $101,736 and $100,000, respectively. Ricoh Corporation pays the lowest at around $38,474. Mutual of Omaha and Cummins, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $60,496 and $93,151, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Technical Specialist
Skills in Technical Analysis and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and Technical Services.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Specialist
An entry-level Technical Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,841 based on 52 salaries. An early career Technical Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,118 based on 462 salaries. A mid-career Technical Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,535 based on 387 salaries. An experienced Technical Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,396 based on 397 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,653.
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Employees with Technical Specialist in their job title in Indianapolis, Indiana earn an average of 27.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (18.4% more) and New York, New York (17.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (11.7% less) and Houston, Texas (1.4% less).
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