Information Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$79,000
$56,000
Min 10%
$79,000
Median 50%
$111,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does an information specialist make?
The national average salary for an Information Specialist in the U.S. is $79,740 annually or $38.34 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $111,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $56,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Information Specialists are Retail companies and Government companies. New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Delaware, and Virginia are some of the states with the best Information Specialist salaries in the US. The typical tenure for an Information Specialist is 3.0 years.

Average Information Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Information Specialist in the USA is $79,740 annually or $38.34 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Information Specialists at 94,639. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Information Specialists is $58,000. New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Delaware, and Virginia are the states with the highest payscale for Information Specialists. Florida, Idaho, North Dakota, New Mexico, and Montana are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Information Specialist Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Information Specialist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Information Specialist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Retail companies and Government companies have the most job opportunities for Information Specialists. Facebook and EDS Electronic Financial Services are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like CACI International and Bayer report highly competitive salaries for Information Specialists.

Average Information Specialist Pay By Industry

Information Specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Transportation companies, and Health Care companies tend to have the highest salaries for Information Specialists. Salaries for Information Specialists in Manufacturing companies average $90,289 annually, while Transportation companies and Health Care companies pay $83,946 and $82,056, respectively. The average salary for Information Specialists in the Government industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $68,310.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$90,289
$90k
Transportation
Transportation
$83,946
$84k
Health Care
Health Care
$82,056
$82k
Technology
Technology
$82,011
$82k
Professional
Professional
$81,698
$82k
Retail
Retail
$80,642
$81k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$79,902
$80k
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$79,863
$80k
Finance
Finance
$69,879
$70k
Government
Government
$68,310
$68k

Information Specialist Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Information Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Information Specialist can range from $60,489 to $119,890 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

Recently Added Information Specialist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Hirelevel
Hirelevel
Information Specialist II
Information Specialist II
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$38,150
$38,150
Billings Public Schools
Billings Public Schools
Information Specialist II
Information Specialist II
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$55,535
$55,535
Government Information Specialist (Verification-Privacy)
Government Information Specialist (Verification-Privacy)
04/26/2020
04/26/2020
$121,316
$121,316
Information Specialist
Information Specialist
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$45,000
$45,000
Government Information Specialist (Foia/Pa)
Government Information Specialist (Foia/Pa)
04/21/2020
04/21/2020
$43,691
$43,691
Citizenship and Immigration Services
Citizenship and Immigration Services
Government Information Specialist (Foia/Pa)
Government Information Specialist (Foia/Pa)
04/21/2020
04/21/2020
$43,691
$43,691
Francis Howell School District
Francis Howell School District
Building Information Specialist
Building Information Specialist
04/16/2020
04/16/2020
$30,908
$30,908
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Government Information Specialist (Information Management Analyst PRA)
Government Information Specialist (Information Management Analyst PRA)
03/20/2020
03/20/2020
$78,907
$78,907
Information Specialist, Financial Aid
Information Specialist, Financial Aid
03/17/2020
03/17/2020
$28,863
$28,863
Howard Community College
Howard Community College
Information Specialist, Outreach-Howard Community College
Information Specialist, Outreach-Howard Community College
03/10/2020
03/10/2020
$45,935
$45,935