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How Much Does a Support Specialist Earn In The United States?

Support Specialist Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$41,000
$24,000
$41,000
$67,000
Did you know that the average support specialist makes $41,012 per year? That's valued at $19.72 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $24,000 and $67,000, meaning support specialists have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most support specialists find a job with health care and technology companies, while others work for None, None, and None companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. New York, Connecticut and New Jersey are the top states in the U.S. to pay support specialists the highest salaries.
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Where Support Specialists Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Support Specialists Earn In Different Cities?

While a support specialist can average a salary of $41,012 per year, or $19.72 per hour, there are many opportunities for support specialists to make more. For example, in Washington, DC you might make $59,643 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, San Francisco, CA and New Brunswick, NJ. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Washington, DC where the average starting salary is $33,000. The highest paying states for support specialists include New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. Meanwhile, Idaho, Missouri, and Montana offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

Washington, DC

Salary Range43k - 81k$60k$59,643

New York, NY

Salary Range39k - 73k$54k$53,812

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range39k - 72k$54k$53,536

New Brunswick, NJ

Salary Range37k - 71k$52k$52,171

Boston, MA

Salary Range35k - 63k$48k$47,697

Seattle, WA

Salary Range38k - 58k$48k$47,521

Houston, TX

Salary Range33k - 65k$47k$47,143

Baltimore, MD

Salary Range32k - 60k$45k$44,616

Richmond, VA

Salary Range32k - 59k$44k$44,005

Miami, FL

Salary Range33k - 56k$44k$43,726
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$81k

High Paying Support Specialist Jobs

Which Companies Pay Support Specialists The Most?

To earn a high income as a support specialist, working for Latham & Watkins or First Republic Bank might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Siemens and Accenture report highly competitive salaries for support specialists.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Latham & Watkins
Salary Range86k - 111k$98k$98,432
First Republic Bank
Salary Range90k - 103k$97k$96,896
Siemens
Salary Range81k - 91k$87k$86,534
Accenture
Salary Range80k - 92k$86k$86,230
Accuray
Salary Range80k - 92k$86k$86,141
The United Illuminating Company
Salary Range81k - 89k$86k$85,610
Weichert, Realtors
Salary Range83k - 87k$85k$85,402
Union Bank
Salary Range77k - 90k$84k$84,121
Standard Chartered USA
Salary Range78k - 89k$84k$83,746
Fluor Corporation
Salary Range69k - 97k$83k$82,551
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    How Experience Affects Support Specialist Salaries

    The salary for a support 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.

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