Computer Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of computer support specialists in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer support specialist salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,100
25th Percentile Wage
$51,290
50th Percentile Wage
$66,050
75th Percentile Wage
$82,700
90th Percentile Wage
$101,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer support specialists in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer support specialists is $101,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer support specialists is $40,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer support specialists in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,050-1.30%3.24%
201566,910-0.01%-
201466,9201.36%-
201366,0103.18%-
201263,910--

Compare Computer Support Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of computer support specialists in four industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for computer support specialist occupations is the natural gas distribution industry with an annual salary $71,380. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $56,550). For detailed computer support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$71,380
Utilities
$66,050
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$62,890
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$56,550

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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