Computer Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,600
25th Percentile Wage
$35,930
50th Percentile Wage
$46,730
75th Percentile Wage
$59,630
90th Percentile Wage
$74,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer support specialists in the industry sector of educational 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 support specialists is $74,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer support specialists is $27,600.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,7301.37%4.41%
201546,0900.87%-
201445,6901.07%-
201345,2001.17%-
201244,670--

Compare Computer Support Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of computer support specialists in 27 industries in the educational services 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 business schools and computer and management training industry with an annual salary $50,490. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $37,080). For detailed computer support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$50,490
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$50,060
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$49,750
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$49,570
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$49,280
Educational Services - State government owned
$49,070
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$49,030
Educational Services - Privately owned
$48,030
Educational Support Services
$47,560
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$47,430
Other Schools and Instruction
$47,330
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$47,060
Educational Services
$46,730
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$46,700
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$45,270
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$45,230
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$44,870
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$44,850
Educational Services - Local government owned
$44,810
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$44,000
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$43,350
Technical and Trade Schools
$42,090
Junior colleges - State government owned
$41,850
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$41,180
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$39,370
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$38,400
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$37,080

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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