What does a Technology Specialist do?

Technology specialists provide support services for technological systems, programs, and networks. They oversee the implementation, configuration, updating, and maintenance of IT systems and components. In some organizations, they may also perform sales duties, promoting certain technology products or services. They often serve as an internal subject matter expert providing knowledge and advice related to specific technological products or issues. They may be responsible for developing and administering training programs, and for creating help guides and other tech-related materials.

Technology specialists typically have a bachelor’s degree in a computer science discipline, and a background in tech support or hardware repair. They should have hands-on experience installing and maintaining a range of computer systems and programs. These roles require good communication skills, and the ability to explain technical information in an easy-to-understand way.

Work/Life Balance
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Career Opportunity
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Avg. Experience8+ years

Technology Specialist Salaries

Average Base Pay

$70,622 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $71K
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Technology Specialist Career Path

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Technology Specialist Insights

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Technology Lead
Sep. 22, 2020

“If looking for some career and good learning then this is not a place to work”

Align TechnologyAlign Technology
Technology Consultant
Aug. 2, 2021

“The salary was not as high as I hoped it was and I was stressed.”

Oshkosh CorporationOshkosh Corporation
Digital Technology
Oct. 5, 2020

“People first culture provides great work life balance and helps you succeed in your role.”

Technology Lead
Jun. 12, 2019

“Good place to work and lots of different clients including some of the world's biggest companies.”

Berlin Technology Specialist
Mar. 15, 2021

“Everyone wants each other to do well and the career growth opportunities are second to none.”

Cyber Technology Specialist
Oct. 8, 2021

“You're put in front of a lot of large enterprise companies early in your career which is a good opportunity”

Technology Consultant
Jun. 15, 2021

“pay is subpar compared to rest of industry; losing lots of top talent to tech”

Event Technology Specialist
Oct. 11, 2020

“Good job for right out of college but you won't be saving much money.”

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