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Computer User Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of computer user support specialists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer user support specialist salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer User Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,560
25th Percentile Wage
$38,770
50th Percentile Wage
$51,150
75th Percentile Wage
$67,320
90th Percentile Wage
$88,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer user support specialists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $88,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer user support specialists is $29,560.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,1500.94%7.37%
201550,6703.65%-
201448,8201.99%-
201347,8500.98%-
201247,380--

Compare Computer User Support Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of computer user support specialists in 16 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 legal services industry with an annual salary $58,630. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $36,680). For detailed computer user support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Legal Services
$58,630
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$57,180
Scientific Research and Development Services
$56,850
Engineering Services
$55,940
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$55,790
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$54,730
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$54,010
Testing Laboratories
$52,780
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$52,720
Photographic Services
$51,480
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,150
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$50,510
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$49,880
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,360
Specialized Design Services
$45,440
Veterinary Services
$36,680

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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