Software Specialist

Software Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$86,000
$62,000
Min 10%
$86,000
Median 50%
$119,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Bayer
Highest Paying City
San Mateo, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a software specialist make?
Software Specialists in the US make on average $86,727 annually or $41.7 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 58,000. The top 10 percent earn over $120,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $62,000 annually. Manufacturing companies and Hospitality companies have the most job opportunities for Software Specialists. The best states for high paying Software Specialist jobs are California, District of Columbia, New York, Virginia, and Texas. Most Software Specialists spend 3.1 years in the position.

Average Software Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Software Specialist in the USA is $86,727 annually or $41.7 hourly. San Mateo, CA reports the highest annual salary for Software Specialists at 128,394. The average entry-level salary in San Mateo, CA is $86,000. California, District of Columbia, New York, Virginia, and Texas are the top 5 highest earning states for Software Specialists. South Dakota, Oregon, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Idaho are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Mateo, CA
$128,394
2
Washington, DC
$106,000
3
New York, NY
$94,368
4
Austin, TX
$92,446
5
Cambridge, MA
$88,188

Average Software Specialist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Software Specialist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Manufacturing companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Software Specialists at Bayer and Memorial Healthcare System report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Apple or Eaton, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Software Specialists.

Recently Added Software Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
South Dakota Board of Regents
Software Specialist
01/15/2020
$39,006
City of El Paso
Software Specialist
11/28/2019
$55,634
State of Montana
Software Specialist
10/31/2019
$32,724
University of Oregon
Software Specialist
10/17/2019
$61,191
Randstad
Software Specialist
10/16/2019
$120,000
City of El Paso
Software Specialist
08/03/2019
$55,634
State of Montana
Software Specialist
07/11/2019
$32,724
National Park Service
Software Specialist
06/13/2019
$75,247
Accountemps
Software Specialist
06/09/2019
$50,088
Robert Half
Software Specialist
06/07/2019
$50,088
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