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
$29,220
25th Percentile Wage
$37,500
50th Percentile Wage
$48,390
75th Percentile Wage
$61,470
90th Percentile Wage
$77,170

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 $77,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer support specialists is $29,220.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,390
3.43% 7.69%
2016
$46,730
1.37% -
2015
$46,090
0.87% -
2014
$45,690
1.07% -
2013
$45,200
1.17% -
2012
$44,670
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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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $54,300. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $38,770). For detailed computer support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$54,300
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$51,140
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$50,880
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$50,210
Educational Services - State government owned
$50,140
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$50,140
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$48,880
Educational Services - Privately owned
$48,840
Educational Support Services
$48,620
Educational Services
$48,390
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$48,060
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$47,630
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$47,410
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$47,270
Educational Services - Local government owned
$47,170
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$46,780
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$46,710
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$44,660
Technical and Trade Schools
$44,520
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$44,330
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$43,750
Junior colleges - State government owned
$43,550
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$42,400
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$39,280
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$39,270
Other Schools and Instruction
$39,120
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$38,770

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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