IT Specialist Salary in the US

$58,950
per year
per month
$4,910
per month
per year
Bonus
$2,200/year
Commission
$10,500/year
Profit Sharing
$2,100/year
Bonus
$180/month
Commission
$870/month
Profit Sharing
$170/month

IT Specialist - Average Salary

The average salary for an IT Specialist is $58,950 per year ($4,910 per month), which is $5,460 (+10%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
An IT Specialist can expect an average starting salary of $39,250. The highest salaries can exceed $100,250.
$39,250
Low
$58,950
Average salary
$100,250
High
$3,270
Low
$4,910
Average salary
$8,350
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing.
$0
$73,300
$146,550
Salary$39,250 - 100,250
Bonus$0 - 10,500
Commission$0 - 24,500
Profit Sharing$0 - 11,300
Total Pay$39,250 - 146,550
$0
$6,100
$12,200
Salary$3,270 - 8,350
Bonus$0 - 870
Commission$0 - 2,040
Profit Sharing$0 - 940
Total Pay$3,270 - 12,200

IT Specialist Salary Range

Low
$39,250
Average salary
$58,950
Senior
$78,630
High
$100,250
Low
$3,270
Average salary
$4,910
Senior
$6,550
High
$8,350
Among Information Technology Specialists in the U.S., Entry Level IT Specialists, IT Support Specialists and IT Help Desk Specialists tend to have the lowest salaries, while Senior IT Specialists or more specialized professionals like IT Network Specialists and IT Security Specialists enjoy the highest salaries.

Information Technology Specialists - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior IT Specialist$78K/year
+33% 
IT Security Specialist$70K/year
+18% 
IT Network Specialist$66K/year
+12% 
IT Service Desk Specialist$51K/year
 -13%
IT Support Specialist$51K/year
 -14%
IT Help Desk Specialist$50K/year
 -15%
Junior IT Specialist$50K/year
 -16%
Entry Level IT Specialist$48K/year
 -19%

IT Specialist - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level IT Specialist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $48,240 per year. A mid level IT Specialist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $51,200, while a Senior IT Specialist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $73,450. Information Technology Specialists with more than 20 years of experience earn $82,680 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an IT Specialist

Late Career▲ +40%
Senior▲ +25%
Average Salary$58,950/year
Mid Level▼ -13%
Entry Level▼ -18%

Gender Breakdown

Female
19%
Male
81%

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IT Specialist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all IT Specialist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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