Computer User Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer User Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,730
25th Percentile Wage
$34,960
50th Percentile Wage
$45,570
75th Percentile Wage
$58,200
90th Percentile Wage
$72,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer user 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 user support specialists is $72,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer user support specialists is $26,730.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,5701.60%4.28%
201544,8400.38%-
201444,6701.10%-
201344,1801.27%-
201243,620--

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

The average salaries of computer user 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 user support specialist occupations is the business schools and computer and management training industry with an annual salary $50,210. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $34,830). For detailed computer user 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
$50,210
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$49,520
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$49,070
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$48,550
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$48,470
Educational Services - State government owned
$48,010
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$47,730
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$47,260
Other Schools and Instruction
$47,080
Educational Services - Privately owned
$46,910
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$46,760
Educational Support Services
$46,480
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$46,010
Educational Services
$45,570
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$44,700
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$43,930
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$43,900
Educational Services - Local government owned
$43,670
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$43,390
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$41,770
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$41,450
Junior colleges - State government owned
$40,930
Technical and Trade Schools
$40,010
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$39,200
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$38,930
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$38,440
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$34,830

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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