An information technology specialist provides support and services related to software, hardware, databases, web resources, networks and enterprise systems. Duties of an information technology specialist can include network management, software development and database administration.
The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree. Additional degrees may be required for advanced positions.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In October 2019, the median yearly salary for an information technology specialist was $56,698, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's IT Specialist Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- Association for Women in Computing
- Association of Information Technology Professionals
- Consumer Technology Association
- International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn what a typical day and tasks are for I.T. specialists, Katie Bisek and Jake Miller of the City of Edina.