How much does a Support Specialist make?

Updated Dec 6, 2023

Experience

Industry

Total Pay Range
$43K - $66K/yr
Base Pay
$40K - $61K/yr
Additional Pay
$3K - $5K/yr

$53K

/yr
$43K$66K
Most Likely Range

The estimated total pay for a Support Specialist is $53,086 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $49,716 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,370 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

How accurate is this most likely Total Pay range (base + additional) of $43K-$66K/yr?

Total Pay Trajectory

For Support Specialist

$53,086 /yr
Support Specialist
$62,269 /yr
Senior Support Specialist
$69,494 /yr
Support Specialist IV
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What is the total pay trajectory for Support Specialist?

Job TitleSalary
Support Specialist$53,086 /yr
Senior Support Specialist$62,269 /yr
Support Specialist IV$69,494 /yr

Top Paying Companies

For a Support Specialist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Support Specialist in United States. Employers include Google, LinkedIn and InterSystems.

1
Google
Google
$85,898/yr
1K open jobs
4
YNAB
$71,452/yr
9
CFP
$59,477/yr
10
Esri
$59,323/yr
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Top Paying Companies

For Support Specialist in United States

1Google$85,898
2LinkedIn$78,736
3InterSystems$73,131
4YNAB$71,452
5BS&A Software$66,978
6Tripadvisor$65,640
7EON (US)$64,621
8Edward Jones$60,880
9CFP$59,477
10Esri$59,323
Total Pay Trajectory

For Support Specialist

$53,086 /yr
Support Specialist
$62,269 /yr
Senior Support Specialist
$69,494 /yr
Support Specialist IV
See Full Career Path

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What is the total pay trajectory for Support Specialist?

Job TitleSalary
Support Specialist$53,086 /yr
Senior Support Specialist$62,269 /yr
Support Specialist IV$69,494 /yr

What are total pay estimates for a Support Specialist at different companies?

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Michaels
3.1
Support SpecialistSee 194 salaries from all locations

$18

 / hr
J. C. Penney
3.4
Support SpecialistSee 70 salaries from all locations

$19

 / hr
US Army
3.8
Support SpecialistSee 54 salaries from all locations

$49,488

 / yr
Brainlab
3.6
Support SpecialistSee 38 salaries from all locations

$57,415

 / yr
Optima Global Solutions
4.3
Support SpecialistSee 31 salaries from all locations

$49,887

 / yr
Hudl
4
Support SpecialistSee 23 salaries from all locations

$57,327

 / yr
Fetch
3.6
Support SpecialistSee 22 salaries from all locations

$21

 / hr

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Advicent Solutions
3
Support SpecialistSee 20 salaries from all locations

$44,860

 / yr
RAINN
3.3
Support SpecialistSee 19 salaries from all locations

$22

 / hr
Eskenazi Health
4
Support SpecialistSee 16 salaries from all locations

$21

 / hr
InterSystems
4.2
Support SpecialistSee 16 salaries from all locations

$73,131

 / yr
Favor
4
Support SpecialistSee 15 salaries from all locations

$21

 / hr
PNC Financial Services Group
3.5
Support SpecialistSee 14 salaries from all locations

$49,079

 / yr
Illuminate Education
3.1
Support SpecialistSee 14 salaries from all locations

$50,477

 / yr
Maryland Coalition of Families
3.4
Support SpecialistSee 14 salaries from all locations

$20

 / hr
Benchmark Family Services
2.4
Support SpecialistSee 13 salaries from all locations

$37,605

 / yr
Velocitor Solutions
2.9
Support SpecialistSee 13 salaries from all locations

$22

 / hr
Komputer Plus PeripheralsSupport SpecialistSee 11 salaries from all locations

$51,521

 / yr
Houzz
3.6
Support SpecialistSee 11 salaries from all locations

$47,326

 / yr
Expeditors
3.6
Support SpecialistSee 11 salaries from all locations

$46,500

 / yr
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Support Specialist Salaries

Job TitleSalary
Michaels Support Specialist salaries - 194 salaries reported$18/hr
J. C. Penney Support Specialist salaries - 70 salaries reported$19/hr
US Army Support Specialist salaries - 54 salaries reported$49,488/yr
Brainlab Support Specialist salaries - 38 salaries reported$57,415/yr
Optima Global Solutions Support Specialist salaries - 31 salaries reported$49,887/yr
Hudl Support Specialist salaries - 23 salaries reported$57,327/yr
Fetch Support Specialist salaries - 22 salaries reported$21/hr
Advicent Solutions Support Specialist salaries - 20 salaries reported$44,860/yr
RAINN Support Specialist salaries - 19 salaries reported$22/hr
Eskenazi Health Support Specialist salaries - 16 salaries reported$21/hr
InterSystems Support Specialist salaries - 16 salaries reported$73,131/yr
Favor Support Specialist salaries - 15 salaries reported$21/hr
PNC Financial Services Group Support Specialist salaries - 14 salaries reported$49,079/yr
Illuminate Education Support Specialist salaries - 14 salaries reported$50,477/yr
Maryland Coalition of Families Support Specialist salaries - 14 salaries reported$20/hr
Benchmark Family Services Support Specialist salaries - 13 salaries reported$37,605/yr
Velocitor Solutions Support Specialist salaries - 13 salaries reported$22/hr
Komputer Plus Peripherals Support Specialist salaries - 11 salaries reported$51,521/yr
Houzz Support Specialist salaries - 11 salaries reported$47,326/yr
Expeditors Support Specialist salaries - 11 salaries reported$46,500/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Support Specialist in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Support Specialist in United States are Manufacturing with a median total pay of $55,991, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $50,593, Education with a median total pay of $50,477, Legal with a median total pay of $50,348, and Arts, Entertainment & Recreation with a median total pay of $49,364.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • ManufacturingManufacturing$55,991

    15% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$50,593

    6% Higher than other industries

  • EducationEducation$50,477

    6% Higher than other industries

  • LegalLegal$50,348

    6% Higher than other industries

  • Arts, Entertainment & RecreationArts, Entertainment & Recreation$49,364

    4% Higher than other industries

Manufacturing

The top paying company in Manufacturing for Support Specialist is Siemens.

SiemensSiemens$55,991/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Information Technology?

Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Intake Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$13

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Customer & Software Support Specialist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$60,000

/yr

$58K | $2K

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Site Support Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$67,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
IT Support Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$55,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
IT Support Specialist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$16

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
TSR Support

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$23

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Procurement Support Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Process Support Specialist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$60,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Peer Support Specialist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$20

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Support Specialist pay FAQ

The average salary for a Support Specialist is $53,086 per year in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 3891 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Support Specialist employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Support Specialist in United States is $66,076 per year.

The lowest salary for a Support Specialist in United States is $42,811 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Support Specialist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Support Specialist.

Support specialist jobs offer insider access to a variety of professions. While base pay is modest, the role provides the opportunity for direct contact with an organization’s leaders, as well as the chance to see behind the scenes of a given industry. Candidates can increase their pay by gaining work experience, working for private-sector firms or upskilling through community college courses. They can often use their experience and connections to move into higher-paying roles, such as an office manager position.

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