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
$31,100
25th Percentile Wage
$39,180
50th Percentile Wage
$52,410
75th Percentile Wage
$69,260
90th Percentile Wage
$89,800

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 $89,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer user support specialists is $31,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,4103.63%8.51%
201550,5102.89%-
201449,0502.61%-
201347,770-0.38%-
201247,950--

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 $57,820. The lowest paying industry is the cable and other subscription programming industry (annual salary $40,550). 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
$57,820
Other Information Services
$57,820
Satellite Telecommunications
$55,070
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$54,800
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$53,500
Software Publishers
$53,220
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$53,070
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$51,630
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$51,500
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$51,500
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$51,250
Television Broadcasting
$50,760
Telecommunications
$50,490
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$50,320
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$50,040
Newspaper Publishers
$48,420
Other Telecommunications
$48,210
Radio Broadcasting
$47,110
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$46,680
Sound Recording Industries
$45,210
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$40,550

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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