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

Average base salary

18.9k salaries reported, updated at Oct 20, 2020
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The average salary for a information technology specialist is $50,994 per year in the United States and $2,000 cash bonus per year.

Additional compensation

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Most common benefits

  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for information technology specialists

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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 $50,994 per year.

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Most common benefits for Information Technology Specialists

  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k)
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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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