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
$33,240
25th Percentile Wage
$42,060
50th Percentile Wage
$55,000
75th Percentile Wage
$74,320
90th Percentile Wage
$99,340

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 $99,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer support specialists is $33,240.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,0001.33%5.42%
201554,2700.22%-
201454,1503.56%-
201352,2200.38%-
201252,020--

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

The average salaries of computer support specialists in 19 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 $75,320. The lowest paying industry is the depository credit intermediation industry (annual salary $50,690). 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
$75,320
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$75,320
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$69,610
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$66,480
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$63,930
Other Financial Investment Activities
$63,790
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$60,000
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$56,070
Insurance Carriers
$55,670
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$54,780
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$54,340
Other Insurance Related Activities
$53,070
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$52,780
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$52,700
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$52,490
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$52,430
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$51,750
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$51,280
Depository Credit Intermediation
$50,690

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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