Computer Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,740
25th Percentile Wage
$42,570
50th Percentile Wage
$55,340
75th Percentile Wage
$74,350
90th Percentile Wage
$99,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer support specialists in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $99,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer support specialists is $33,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,340
0.61% 6.00%
2016
$55,000
1.33% -
2015
$54,270
0.22% -
2014
$54,150
3.56% -
2013
$52,220
0.38% -
2012
$52,020
- -

Compare Computer Support Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of computer support specialists in 22 industries in the finance and insurance 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 monetary authorities-central bank industry with an annual salary $71,860. The lowest paying industry is the insurance and employee benefit funds industry (annual salary $50,100). For detailed computer support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$71,860
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$71,860
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$69,610
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$69,350
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$65,230
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$63,930
Other Financial Investment Activities
$63,790
Insurance Carriers
$56,420
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$55,540
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$55,470
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$55,420
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$54,290
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$54,210
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$53,520
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$53,380
Other Insurance Related Activities
$53,220
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$51,860
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$51,750
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$51,340
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$51,130
Depository Credit Intermediation
$50,690
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$50,100

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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