COMPUTER SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$71,000
$49,000
Min 10%
$71,000
Median 50%
$103,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a computer specialist make?
The national average salary for a Computer Specialist in the U.S. is $72,036 annually or $34.63 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $103,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $50,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Computer Specialists are Retail companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Computer Specialist salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, Utah, Wyoming, and Vermont. The typical tenure for a Computer Specialist is 3.7 years.

Average Computer Specialist Salary By Company

Computer Specialists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Computer Specialists are Retail companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Computer Specialists are Microsoft and Triple Point Technology. In addition, companies like AT&T and Fidelity Investments report highly competitive salaries for Computer Specialists.

Average Computer Specialist Salary By Location

As a Computer Specialist in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $72,036 per year or $34.63 per hour. Redwood City, CA reports the highest Computer Specialist salaries at $76,275 per year. Not only that, Redwood City, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $54,000. Alaska, Hawaii, Utah, Wyoming, and Vermont are the highest paying states. Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas have the lowest Computer Specialist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Redwood City, CA
$76,275
2
Bethesda, MD
$69,933
3
Wilmington, DE
$68,943
4
Philadelphia, PA
$68,580
5
Richmond, VA
$68,018

Average Computer Specialist Salary By Industry

Computer Specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Internet companies, Professional companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Computer Specialists. Salaries for Computer Specialists in Internet companies average $79,961 annually, while Professional companies and Health Care companies pay $75,960 and $71,824, respectively. The types of companies that pay Computer Specialists the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $61,047.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$79,961
2
Professional
$75,960
3
Health Care
$71,824
4
Technology
$70,099
5
Retail
$61,047

RECENTLY ADDED Computer Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Florida
Computer Specialist
10/25/2019
$40,989
Randstad
Computer Specialist
10/22/2019
$26,088
Perdue Farms, Inc.
Computer Specialist
10/03/2019
$50,000
Rutgers University
Computer Specialist
10/03/2019
$70,000
Abbtech Professional Resources
Computer Specialist
09/26/2019
$63,800
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
Computer Specialist
09/21/2019
$39,382
Randstad
Computer Specialist
09/20/2019
$29,218
University of Florida
Computer Specialist
09/13/2019
$55,000
Marysville Joint Unified School District
Computer Specialist
09/07/2019
$48,731
Uconn Health Center
Computer Specialist
08/28/2019
$31,305
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