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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Immigration Specialist Salary

$76,948 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$36.99 hourly

Entry level Salary
$39,000 yearly
$39,000
10 %
$76,948
Median
$151,000
90 %

How much does an Immigration Specialist make?

Immigration specialists make $76,948 per year on average, or $36.99 per hour, in the United States. Immigration specialists on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $39,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $151,000.

Location impacts how much an immigration specialist can expect to make. Immigration specialists make the most in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and New Hampshire.

Highest Paying States For Immigration Specialists

The darker areas on the map show where immigration specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Immigration Specialist average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Massachusetts$141,903$68.22120
2New York$120,340$57.86192
3District of Columbia$118,670$57.05146
4New Jersey$120,631$58.0091
5Vermont$111,865$53.789
6Connecticut$119,452$57.4320
7Illinois$96,325$46.31138
8Arizona$97,509$46.8861
9Tennessee$96,477$46.3856
10Alaska$95,261$45.8014
11Michigan$96,956$46.6169
12North Dakota$86,372$41.5220
13California$98,708$47.46411
14New Hampshire$116,985$56.247
15Virginia$95,799$46.06106
16Texas$91,120$43.81211
17Mississippi$90,866$43.6919
18Maryland$99,171$47.6861
19Oregon$93,308$44.8640
20Washington$86,532$41.60103
21Pennsylvania$88,229$42.4297
22Rhode Island$90,727$43.629
23Colorado$84,246$40.5095
24Iowa$84,663$40.7028
25Louisiana$86,788$41.7321
26Georgia$80,904$38.90147
27West Virginia$78,410$37.7018
28Missouri$81,108$38.9957
29Delaware$85,101$40.9110
30Wisconsin$83,286$40.0432
31Minnesota$79,678$38.3175
32New Mexico$84,921$40.838
33North Carolina$82,319$39.5863
34Ohio$80,445$38.6850
35Florida$72,022$34.63310
36Wyoming$67,452$32.4313
37Nevada$75,608$36.3515
38Alabama$76,225$36.6522
39Arkansas$70,162$33.7327
40Utah$72,745$34.9722
41Kentucky$72,599$34.9021
42South Carolina$71,066$34.1731
43Hawaii$50,170$24.1210
44Montana$64,637$31.0813
45Indiana$70,828$34.0538
46Nebraska$69,314$33.3215
47Oklahoma$71,320$34.2910
48Maine$67,952$32.679
49Idaho$67,556$32.488
50South Dakota$64,699$31.114
51Kansas$65,769$31.6211

Highest Paying Cities For Immigration Specialists

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Boston, MA$148,875$71.57
2Albany, NY$123,353$59.30
3New Haven, CT$121,341$58.34
4Washington, DC$120,481$57.92
5Concord, NH$117,935$56.70
6San Francisco, CA$105,026$50.49
7Arlington, VA$101,231$48.67
8Annapolis, MD$99,081$47.64
9Chicago, IL$97,656$46.95
10Ann Arbor, MI$96,789$46.53
11Memphis, TN$96,088$46.20
12Dallas, TX$92,688$44.56
13Seattle, WA$88,562$42.58
14Philadelphia, PA$88,377$42.49
15Baton Rouge, LA$87,039$41.85

Immigration Specialist Salary Details

Immigration Specialist Salary

What is an Immigration Specialist's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$151,000$12,583$73
75th Percentile$109,000$9,083$52
Average$76,948$6,412$37
25th Percentile$53,000$4,417$25
10th Percentile$39,000$3,250$19

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Lawyer$118,390$9,866$56.922,897
Attorney At Law$122,285$10,190$58.797,025
Housing Counselor$97,941$8,162$47.0933,639
Staff Attorney$90,013$7,501$43.2875,402
Attorney$86,966$7,247$41.8110,991
Document Review Attorney$84,725$7,060$40.739,393

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Which Companies Pay Immigration Specialists The Most?

The highest paying companies for immigration specialists are Microsoft and Johnson & Johnson according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Amazon and Mount Sinai Health System report highly competitive wages for immigration specialists.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Microsoft$140,977$67.78
2Johnson & Johnson$137,789$66.242
3Amazon$114,285$54.9413
4Mount Sinai Health System$107,129$51.50
5Fidelity Investments$105,548$50.74
6St. Jude Children's Research Hospital$95,781$46.05
7Metso$87,644$42.14
8TalentBurst$87,182$41.911
9ICONMA$86,220$41.452
10BigCommerce$81,103$38.992
11DRW$79,018$37.991
12Randstad North America, Inc.$78,187$37.5911
13Colorado State Express$78,175$37.585
14Jewish Family Service of Western Massachusetts$76,948$36.99
15University of Florida$76,948$36.99
16Lucid Motors$76,948$36.99
17Horizon Pharma USA, Inc.$76,948$36.99
18New York State Restaurant Association$76,948$36.99
19State of Colorado$76,503$36.78
20Align Technology$76,213$36.64

How Much Do Immigration Specialists Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much an immigration specialist salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The finance industry pays immigration specialists an average salary of $110,283

  2. The professional industry pay $108,525

  3. The lowest paying industry for immigration specialists is the government industry. Immigration specialists in this industry earn an average salary of $71,872

Highest Paying Industries For Immigration Specialists

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Finance$110,283$53.02
2Professional$108,525$52.18
3Technology$82,973$39.89
4Government$71,872$34.55

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Immigration Specialist Salary Trends

The salary for an immigration specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Immigration Specialist Salary By Experience Level

Experience Level  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
Entry Level$44,700$21.47
Mid Level$53,900$25.91
Senior Level$113,000$54.34

Average Immigration Specialist Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Immigration Specialist Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$76,900$36.99+3.1%
    2021$74,500$35.84+1.7%
    2020$73,300$35.24+1.4%
    2019$72,300$34.76+0.9%
    2018$71,600$34.44+2.0%

    Recently Added Immigration Specialist Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    New York State Civil ServiceImmigrant Workers Specialist 1Rochester, NY04/25/2022$60,069
    University of FloridaImmigration Specialist IGainesville, FL04/14/2022$44,704
    Hermandad Mexicana NacionalImmigration SpecialistIone, CA04/11/2022$37,566
    Catholic Community ServicesMRS Immigration SpecialistSalt Lake City, UT04/09/2022$40,697
    Yodlee (Envestnet)Senior Global Mobility & Immigration SpecialistBerwyn, PA04/07/2022$66,000
    New York State Civil ServiceImmigrant Workers Specialist 3Buffalo, NY04/01/2022$91,365
    Connexion Systems + EngineeringGlobal Mobility & Immigration SpecialistBoston, MA02/24/2022$62,610
    New York State Civil ServiceImmigrant Community Specialist 1New York, NY02/17/2022$60,069
    Jeelani Law Firm, PLCBusiness Immigration SpecialistRolling Meadows, IL02/12/2022$51,500
    Jeelani Law Firm, PLCBusiness Immigration SpecialistRolling Meadows, IL02/09/2022$51,500

    Immigration Specialist Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Immigration Specialists the most?

    Massachusetts pays Immigration Specialists the most in the United States, with an average salary of $141,903 per year, or $68.22 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as an Immigration Specialist?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as an Immigration Specialist if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in New Jersey you should be paid close to $120,631 per year.

    What type of Immigration Specialist gets paid the most?

    Corporate Counsel gets paid the most. Corporate Counsel made a median salary of $132,802. The best-paid 10 percent make $166,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $105,000.

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