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Information technology specialist salary in United States

How much does an Information Technology Specialist make in the United States?

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$1,000per year
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The average salary for a information technology specialist is $47,919 per year in the United States and $1,000 cash bonus per year.2.3k salaries reported, updated at November 22, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Information Technology Specialists in United States

  1. Boeing
    8,872 reviews17 salaries reported
    $131,156per year
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Highest paying cities for Information Technology Specialists near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $55,802 per year
    28 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $55,022 per year
    37 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $52,227 per year
    20 salaries reported
  1. Sacramento, CA
    $51,484 per year
    28 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $50,131 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $49,153 per year
    13 salaries reported
  1. Fort Bragg, NC
    $48,650 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Indianapolis, IN
    $47,567 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $46,809 per year
    10 salaries reported
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Where can an Information Technology Specialist earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Information Technology Specialists

Most recommended skill

Managed Care(earn +50.50% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 75.00% since 2018. Information Technology Specialists with this skill earn +50.50% more than the average base salary, which is $47,919 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20142increase by 2
20152decrease by 0.00%
20163increase by 50.00%
20173decrease by 0.00%
20184increase by 33.33%
20191decrease by 75.00%

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Top specialties

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
6 jobs9
60 jobs87
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Most common benefits for Information Technology Specialists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 226 ratings

55% of Information Technology Specialists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

IT Technician

37,270 job openings

Average $49,575 per year

Technical Support Specialist

9,637 job openings

Average $22.51 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Information Technology Specialist

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