Entry-Level Computer / Network Support Technician Salary (United States)

Salaries for Entry-Level Network Support Technicians sit in the ballpark of $14.99 per hour. Total cash compensation varies from around $25,738 to approximately $50,562; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $2,464 and $3,248, respectively. While 26 percent report receiving no health benefits, 71 percent do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. The majority of Entry-Level Network Support Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by individuals who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Entry-Level Computer / Network Support Technician Salary (?
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$25,738 - $50,562
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,881
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Entry-Level Computer / Network Support Technician Salary (?
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$9.92 - $20.76
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,738 - $50,562  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,464  
Profit Sharing
$31.09 - $3,248  
Commission
$305.21 - $9,433  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,013 - $49,111  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 725
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $20.76  
   
Overtime
$14.58 - $33.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,464  
   
Commission
$305.21 - $9,433  
Profit Sharing
$31.09 - $3,248  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,013 - $49,111  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 832
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New York
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Baltimore
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National Average
$35,000
Atlanta
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For Entry-Level Network Support Technicians, New York provides a pay rate that is 19 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Network Support Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+15 percent) and Baltimore (+12 percent). With compensation 5 percent below the national average, Atlanta is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Computer / Network Support Technician Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Cisco Networking
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Microsoft Exchange
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Network Management / Administration
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Computer Hardware Technician
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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National Average
$35,000
Network Support
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Linux
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Access
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Microsoft SQL Server
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 293 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 26%
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