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Information technology specialist salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $45,351
Low $21,883
High $93,985
Cash bonus
$1,000per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a information technology specialist is $45,351 per year in the United States and $1,000 cash bonus per year.3.7k salaries reported, updated at December 1, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Information Technology Specialists in United States

  1. Army National Guard
    17,954 reviews5 salaries reported
    $79,606per year
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Highest paying cities for Information Technology Specialists near United States

  1. Washington, DC
    $111,067 per year
    99 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $82,345 per year
    37 salaries reported
  3. Columbia, SC
    $78,721 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $71,959 per year
    18 salaries reported
  2. Buffalo, NY
    $65,317 per year
    10 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $64,271 per year
    19 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $62,596 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Fort Bragg, NC
    $57,338 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Colorado Springs, CO
    $55,060 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 $45,351 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%

Top companies hiring Information Technology Specialists with the recommended skill

U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Department of State
North Spring Behavioral Healthcare
US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
Department Of Parks & Recreation
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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

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Average $22.66 per hour

Technical Support Specialist

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Average $21.31 per hour

Desktop Support Technician

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Average $23.18 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Information Technology Specialist

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