Senior Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$100,000
$78,000
Min 10%
$100,000
Median 50%
$127,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
McKinsey & Company
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a senior specialist make?
Senior Specialists in the US make on average $100,167 annually or $48.16 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $78,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $128,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Senior Specialists are Technology companies and Finance companies. Some of the states with the best Senior Specialist salaries are Maryland, Massachusetts, West Virginia, Virginia, and Maine. The typical employment for a Senior Specialist is 3.7 years.

Average Senior Specialist Salary By Location

Senior Specialists in the United States of America make on average $100,167 a year or $48.16 per hour. Senior Specialists make the most in Washington, DC at about $120,930 per year. Even an entry-level Senior Specialist makes $87,000 per year in Washington, DC. Maryland, Massachusetts, West Virginia, Virginia, and Maine are the highest paying states. Florida, Hawaii, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Tennessee are at the bottom for competitive pay.
City
Average Salary

Map of Senior Specialist Salaries

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

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Average Senior Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Senior Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Technology companies and Finance companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Specialists. McKinsey & Company and Sapient are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Bain & Company and Oasis Systems report highly competitive salaries for Senior Specialists.
Company
Average Salary
$144,918
$145k
$142,596
$143k
$140,774
$141k
$126,243
$126k

Average Senior Specialist Pay By Industry

Senior Specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Pharmaceutical companies, Technology companies, and Retail companies tend to have the highest salaries for Senior Specialists. Salaries for Senior Specialists in Pharmaceutical companies average $112,083 annually, while Technology companies and Retail companies pay $103,287 and $101,967, respectively. The types of companies that pay Senior Specialists the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $89,068.
Industry
Average Salary
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$112,083
$112k
Technology
Technology
$103,287
$103k
Retail
Retail
$101,967
$102k
Insurance
Insurance
$96,835
$97k
Health Care
Health Care
$95,163
$95k
Finance
Finance
$90,188
$90k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$89,068
$89k

Senior Specialist Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

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Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$86,601
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