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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
$29,010
25th Percentile Wage
$36,530
50th Percentile Wage
$46,600
75th Percentile Wage
$58,600
90th Percentile Wage
$72,140

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 $72,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer user support specialists is $29,010.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,600
1.05% 5.06%
2016
$46,110
-0.11% -
2015
$46,160
1.49% -
2014
$45,470
0.57% -
2013
$45,210
2.15% -
2012
$44,240
- -

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 43 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 $56,380. The lowest paying industry is the offices of chiropractors industry (annual salary $28,040). 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
$56,380
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$55,420
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$50,880
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$50,590
Hospitals - State government owned
$50,270
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$49,880
Offices of Dentists
$49,110
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$49,090
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$48,850
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$48,330
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$47,960
Hospitals - Privately owned
$47,930
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$47,820
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$47,730
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$47,670
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$47,650
Outpatient Care Centers
$47,160
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$46,970
Home Health Care Services
$46,700
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$46,600
Offices of Physicians
$46,590
Hospitals - Local government owned
$46,280
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$46,260
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$46,160
Child Day Care Services
$46,040
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$45,440
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$44,490
Social Assistance
$44,250
Ambulance Services
$44,080
Individual and Family Services
$43,960
Other Residential Care Facilities
$43,750
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$43,340
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$42,330
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$42,000
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$41,870
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$40,910
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$40,430
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$36,940
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$36,690
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$36,420
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$35,140
Offices of Optometrists
$29,060
Offices of Chiropractors
$28,040

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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