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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
$30,560
25th Percentile Wage
$39,310
50th Percentile Wage
$51,790
75th Percentile Wage
$68,110
90th Percentile Wage
$88,510

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 $88,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer user support specialists is $30,560.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,790
1.24% 8.52%
2016
$51,150
0.94% -
2015
$50,670
3.65% -
2014
$48,820
1.99% -
2013
$47,850
0.98% -
2012
$47,380
- -

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 research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $60,250. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $36,740). For detailed computer user support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$60,250
Scientific Research and Development Services
$59,590
Legal Services
$59,280
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$56,070
Engineering Services
$55,890
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$55,650
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$54,630
Testing Laboratories
$53,770
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$53,720
Photographic Services
$53,330
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,790
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,790
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$51,010
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$50,250
Specialized Design Services
$47,460
Veterinary Services
$36,740

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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