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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

$49,279
Cash bonus
$1,750per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a information technology specialist is $49,279 per year in the United States and $1,750 cash bonus per year.3.9k salaries reported, updated at August 13, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
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Top companies for Information Technology Specialists in United States

  1. US Department of Transportation
    4.1star
    269 reviews5 salaries reported
    $138,494per year
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Highest paying cities for Information Technology Specialists in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $57,118 per year
    42 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $57,084 per year
    238 salaries reported
  3. Arlington, VA
    $56,685 per year
    11 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $53,503 per year
    34 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $52,820 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Fort Gordon, GA
    $51,512 per year
    20 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $51,375 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. Fort Bragg, NC
    $51,277 per year
    13 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $50,356 per year
    23 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 Careearn +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 $49,279 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

CEDENT
Tri-county Community Action Agency
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Top specialties
Psychiatry
+35.07%salary

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

41,513 job openings

Average $51,747 per year

Technical Support Specialist

10,830 job openings

Average $22.37 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Information Technology Specialist

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