OPERATING SYSTEMS SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$73,000
$49,000
Min 10%
$73,000
Median 50%
$108,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
NBC Studios Inc.
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does an operating systems specialist make?
The national average salary for an Operating Systems Specialist in the U.S. is $73,183 annually or $35.18 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 59,000. The top 10 percent earn over $108,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $49,000 annually. Finance companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Operating Systems Specialist salaries are Alaska, Minnesota, Delaware, South Dakota, and New Jersey. The typical employment in the position spans 4.0 years.

Average Operating Systems Specialist Salary By Company

Operating Systems Specialists can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Finance companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Operating Systems Specialists. Operating Systems Specialists at NBC Studios Inc. and Cetera Financial Group report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Macy's or Dockers, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Operating Systems Specialists.

Average Operating Systems Specialist Salary By Location

Operating Systems Specialists in the United States of America make on average $73,183 a year or $35.18 per hour. The city with the highest Operating Systems Specialist salary is San Francisco, CA at $85,071 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Operating Systems Specialists is $50,000. Some of the states with the best Operating Systems Specialist salaries are Alaska, Minnesota, Delaware, South Dakota, New Jersey, Utah, and Pennsylvania. Arizona, Alabama, Vermont, Florida, and Maine are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$85,071
2
New York, NY
$77,925
3
Arlington, VA
$77,222
4
Lakewood, CO
$76,894
5
Lima, OH
$73,605

Average Operating Systems Specialist Salary By Industry

Wages for Operating Systems Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Media companies, Telecommunication companies, and Finance companies pay their Operating Systems Specialists well. Salaries for Operating Systems Specialists in Media companies average $86,589 annually, while Telecommunication companies and Finance companies pay $78,546 and $75,472, respectively. At $65,250, the average salary for Operating Systems Specialists in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Media
$86,589
2
Telecommunication
$78,546
3
Finance
$75,472
4
Utilities
$75,278
5
Technology
$71,988

RECENTLY ADDED Operating Systems Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Washington State
Operating Systems Specialist
09/24/2019
$75,288
05/20/2019
$70,051