Computer User Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer User Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,270
25th Percentile Wage
$40,670
50th Percentile Wage
$53,330
75th Percentile Wage
$70,590
90th Percentile Wage
$90,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer user support specialists in the industry sector of information. 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 user support specialists is $90,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer user support specialists is $32,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer user support specialists in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,330
1.73% 10.09%
2016
$52,410
3.63% -
2015
$50,510
2.89% -
2014
$49,050
2.61% -
2013
$47,770
-0.38% -
2012
$47,950
- -

Compare Computer User Support Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of computer user support specialists in 21 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for computer user support specialist occupations is the other information services industry with an annual salary $59,400. The lowest paying industry is the other telecommunications industry (annual salary $48,210). For detailed computer user support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$59,400
Other Information Services
$59,400
Satellite Telecommunications
$55,070
Software Publishers
$54,860
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$54,540
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$53,770
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$53,560
Telecommunications
$52,440
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$51,270
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$51,250
Radio Broadcasting
$50,780
Sound Recording Industries
$50,500
Newspaper Publishers
$50,400
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$50,320
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$50,190
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$50,190
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$49,070
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$49,010
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$48,960
Television Broadcasting
$48,630
Other Telecommunications
$48,210

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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