Computer User Support Specialist Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer user support specialists in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer user support specialists among Pennsylvania metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Computer User Support Specialists in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,420
25th Percentile Wage
$37,850
50th Percentile Wage
$48,060
75th Percentile Wage
$61,420
90th Percentile Wage
$80,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer user support specialists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.62
25th Percentile Wage
$18.20
50th Percentile Wage
$23.11
75th Percentile Wage
$29.53
90th Percentile Wage
$38.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer user support specialists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.53. The median hourly salary is $23.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.62.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer user support specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,0600.81%11.96%
201547,6705.06%-
201445,2603.67%-
201343,6002.96%-
201242,310--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer User Support Specialists in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer user support specialists in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer user support specialists in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $34,150 to $59,120. The highest paying area for computer user support specialists in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $59,120. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $55,070). The lowest paying area is Scranton--Wilkes-Barre with a median annual salary of $34,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$59,120
Philadelphia
$55,070
State College
$53,350
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$51,940
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$51,560
Reading
$50,640
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$47,440
Pittsburgh
$46,990
Lancaster
$45,600
Lebanon
$45,480
York-Hanover
$44,140
Erie
$43,060
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$41,500
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,780
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,300
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,410
Williamsport
$39,150
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,110
Altoona
$35,560
Johnstown
$35,250
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$34,150


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