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Computer User Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of computer user support specialists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer user support specialist salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer User Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,210
25th Percentile Wage
$36,410
50th Percentile Wage
$46,110
75th Percentile Wage
$58,030
90th Percentile Wage
$72,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer user support specialists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $72,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer user support specialists is $29,210.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,110-0.11%4.06%
201546,1601.49%-
201445,4700.57%-
201345,2102.15%-
201244,240--

Compare Computer User Support Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of computer user support specialists in 41 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $53,460. The lowest paying industry is the residential mental health and substance abuse facilities industry (annual salary $36,810). For detailed computer user support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$53,460
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$52,530
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$50,030
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$49,610
Ambulance Services
$48,840
Hospitals - State government owned
$48,690
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$47,930
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$47,760
Home Health Care Services
$47,700
Hospitals - Privately owned
$47,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$47,510
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$47,510
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$47,490
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$47,410
Offices of Dentists
$47,300
Outpatient Care Centers
$46,900
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$46,420
Hospitals - Local government owned
$46,210
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$46,190
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$45,770
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$45,510
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$45,450
Child Day Care Services
$45,390
Offices of Physicians
$45,100
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$45,020
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$43,980
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$43,600
Social Assistance
$42,710
Individual and Family Services
$41,710
Other Residential Care Facilities
$41,460
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$41,320
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$40,710
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$40,540
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$40,460
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$40,440
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$39,750
Offices of Optometrists
$39,510
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$38,590
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$37,540
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$37,340
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$36,810

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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