What does a Technical Operations Specialist do?

Technical specialists work with network analysts to review, diagnose, and treat technical problems related to computer networking operations and work with software and hardware. They evaluate technical programs, develop application designs and web pages, provide customer service for programs and applications, and train customers and staff in best practices, applications, and programs.

Technical specialists troubleshoot technical problems, find ways to increase productivity while reducing expenses and learn about new products and technologies on the market to stay abreast of current offerings. They streamline and manage technical product programs and products through customer service, staff training, and web development and create application designs or develop web pages to simplify business processes and programs. Technical specialists need a bachelor's degree in information technology or related fields.

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Work/Life Balance
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Avg. Experience5-7 years

Technical Operations Specialist Salaries

Average Base Pay

$72,521 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$45K
Median: $73K
$117K
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Technical Operations Specialist Career Path

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Technical Operations Specialist Insights

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IBMIBM
Senior Technical Specialist
Dec. 18, 2020

“2) You get to work with some of the best technologies and great technologists in the world.”

Southern California EdisonSouthern California Edison
Supply Chain Senior Specialist
Dec. 2, 2020

“My manager is super nice and helps me develop skills to continue advancing in my career.”

Islamic Development BankIslamic Development Bank
Senior Specialist
Oct. 15, 2019

“2. Great place if you don't have any career ambitions and want to live a life of retirement”

AsurionAsurion
Tech Specialist
Sep. 2, 2020

“Voluntary mandatory overtime is automatically added to your schedule regardless if you work 12hr shifts already.”

AppleApple
Technical Specialist
Apr. 14, 2021

“Pay looks good on paper but not worth it when your mental health is constantly checked.”

AT&TAT&T
Tech Specialist
Jul. 20, 2021

“Growth and good pay scale”

CitcoCitco
Technical Specialist
Feb. 28, 2021

“Relaxed and good work life balance”

AppleApple
Technical Specialist
Mar. 18, 2021

“It's rare and not an logical career path for most people.”

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