Technical Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$88,000
$67,000
Min 10%
$88,000
Median 50%
$115,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
JPMorgan Chase
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a technical specialist make?
The national average salary for a Technical Specialist in the U.S. is $88,220 annually or $42.41 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 48,000. The top 10 percent earn over $115,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $67,000 annually. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Technical Specialist salaries are California, New Jersey, Delaware, Colorado, and Virginia. Most Technical Specialists spend 3.2 years in the position.

Average Technical Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Technical Specialist in the USA is $88,220 annually or $42.41 hourly. Washington, DC reports the highest annual salary for Technical Specialists at 105,535. Not only that, Washington, DC also has an average entry-level salary of $73,000. California, New Jersey, Delaware, Colorado, and Virginia are the highest paying states. Maine, Vermont, and New Mexico have the lowest Technical Specialist salaries.

Map of Technical Specialist Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Technical Specialist Salary By Company

Technical Specialists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. JPMorgan Chase and Latham & Watkins are the best paying companies for Technical Specialists. Companies like The Bank of New York Mellon and Citi also report very competitive wages for Technical Specialists.

Average Technical Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Technical Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Telecommunication companies, Retail companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Technical Specialists. Telecommunication companies pay Technical Specialists an average salary of $94,708, Retail companies pay $91,825, and Professional companys come in at $90,092. At $86,114, the average salary for Technical Specialists in the Finance industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$94,708
$95k
Retail
Retail
$91,825
$92k
Professional
Professional
$90,092
$90k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$87,415
$87k
Health Care
Health Care
$87,154
$87k
Technology
Technology
$86,330
$86k
Finance
Finance
$86,114
$86k

Technical Specialist Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Technical Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Technical Specialist can range from $66,922 to $132,639 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.

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