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2,822 IT Specialist Salaries

IT Specialists earn $52,000 annually on average, or $25 per hour, which is 16% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid IT Specialists work for National Archives and Records Administration at $114,000 annually while the lowest paid IT Specialists work for Strategic Software Solutions earning approximately $18,000 each year.

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$53K United States Army's Average IT Specialist Salary (177 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average IT Specialist salary ($52K)
+$11K (23%) more than average United States Army salary ($42K)
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Equal to average United States Army IT Specialist salary ($53K)
"I feel that I was underpaid. most IT specialists make far more than I do for the same thing. I was not being paid for what I was doing I was being paid for being a soldier. I am proud of that but ready to move on to better support my family"
-$18K (40%) less than average United States Army IT Specialist salary ($53K)
"I live well right now. I may not have the riches but I don't think you can miss something you never had. So no I didn't think I was underpaid."
+$7K (12%) more than average United States Army IT Specialist salary ($53K)
"Underpaid after the experience accrual, however you also gain that experience for free and get paid for it."
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$53K U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Average IT Specialist Salary (37 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average IT Specialist salary ($52K)
+$12K (25%) more than average U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs salary ($41K)
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+$26K (39%) more than average U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs IT Specialist salary ($53K)
"Compensation is fair, but advancement is not. Time to move on while I can."
+$6K (10%) more than average U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs IT Specialist salary ($53K)
"I feel I am paid appropriately."
+$26K (39%) more than average U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs IT Specialist salary ($53K)
"No, I am well compensated."
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$54K IBM's Average IT Specialist Salary (310 salaries)

+$2K (3%) more than national average IT Specialist salary ($52K)
-$21K (32%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
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+$21K (32%) more than average IBM IT Specialist salary ($54K)
"I am a little underpaid, relative to my knowledge/workload. However, I am only a few years removed from college, so I expect this to improve."
-$37K (104%) less than average IBM IT Specialist salary ($54K)
"Less then I'm supposed to have."
$78K IBM IT Specialist · 3 years ago
+$24K (36%) more than average IBM IT Specialist salary ($54K)
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$54K Army National Guard's Average IT Specialist Salary (46 salaries)

+$2K (3%) more than national average IT Specialist salary ($52K)
+$16K (34%) more than average Army National Guard salary ($38K)
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-$3K (5%) less than average Army National Guard IT Specialist salary ($54K)
-$2K (3%) less than average Army National Guard IT Specialist salary ($54K)
-$24K (57%) less than average Army National Guard IT Specialist salary ($54K)
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$53K United States Air Force's Average IT Specialist Salary (49 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average IT Specialist salary ($52K)
+$5K (9%) more than average United States Air Force salary ($48K)
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-$23K (55%) less than average United States Air Force IT Specialist salary ($53K)
"I believe that I've been paid a fair amount, but over the years I've grown increasingly more as a professional. I've accumulated more knowledge and experience and I believe a new position will be more challenging as well as rewarding."
+$9K (15%) more than average United States Air Force IT Specialist salary ($53K)
+$31K (45%) more than average United States Air Force IT Specialist salary ($53K)
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$53K United States Department of Agriculture's Average IT Specialist Salary (37 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average IT Specialist salary ($52K)
+$3K (5%) more than average United States Department of Agriculture salary ($50K)
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+$12K (20%) more than average United States Department of Agriculture IT Specialist salary ($53K)
"I was being underpaid because I was the sole IT specialist for the location and did everything from end user support to network engineering and even some electronics design work. In addition I wrote software and maintained active directory and Linux servers, wireless bridges and 5 sites in 3 states."
-$1K (1%) less than average United States Department of Agriculture IT Specialist salary ($53K)
+$48K (62%) more than average United States Department of Agriculture IT Specialist salary ($53K)
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$77K United States Government's Average IT Specialist Salary (15 salaries)

+$25K (38%) more than national average IT Specialist salary ($52K)
+$17K (24%) more than average United States Government salary ($60K)
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+$13K (15%) more than average United States Government IT Specialist salary ($77K)
"The job title that the government used in my most recent JD did not reflect that I was a member of management. I feel that I was receiving pay that was commiserate with my peers."
+$1K (1%) more than average United States Government IT Specialist salary ($77K)
-$17K (24%) less than average United States Government IT Specialist salary ($77K)
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$53K United States Army Reserve's Average IT Specialist Salary (13 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average IT Specialist salary ($52K)
+$18K (40%) more than average United States Army Reserve salary ($35K)
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-$13K (27%) less than average United States Army Reserve IT Specialist salary ($53K)
"No, I feel the skills that were taught to me are worth more then what I am currently getting paid."
-$23K (55%) less than average United States Army Reserve IT Specialist salary ($53K)
+$1K (1%) more than average United States Army Reserve IT Specialist salary ($53K)
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$26K DeVry University's Average IT Specialist Salary (7 salaries)

-$26K (66%) less than national average IT Specialist salary ($52K)
-$15K (44%) less than average DeVry University salary ($41K)
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-$9K (41%) less than average DeVry University IT Specialist salary ($26K)
"It is a little hard to answer this question because business has its good and slow days. When I started working for DeVry, I didn't worry much about the pay because I was making more than enough at that time for the few bills I had and was still learning the daily basis in IT. After a while, I was recognized for how well I was doing my job and being complimented by many customers and felt that I could move up to be a Supervisor. A raise or more hours didn't happen either."
$30K DeVry University IT Specialist · 4 years ago
+$4K (14%) more than average DeVry University IT Specialist salary ($26K)
$30K DeVry University IT Specialist · 5 years ago
+$4K (14%) more than average DeVry University IT Specialist salary ($26K)
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$45K Verizon Communications' Average IT Specialist Salary (6 salaries)

-$7K (14%) less than national average IT Specialist salary ($52K)
-$16K (30%) less than average Verizon Communications salary ($61K)
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+$42K (63%) more than average Verizon Communications IT Specialist salary ($45K)
"I get paid very well for the work I do and the satisfaction I provide."
-$15K (40%) less than average Verizon Communications IT Specialist salary ($45K)
+$15K (28%) more than average Verizon Communications IT Specialist salary ($45K)
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