Entry-Level Computer / Network Support Technician Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Network Support Technicians lies in the neighborhood of $15.32 per hour. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Network Support Technicians — including $3K in bonuses and $4K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $24K to $50K depending on individual performance. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Most Entry-Level Network Support Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$27,054 - $51,917
(Median)
$27K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,571
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90%

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$10.40 - $21.26
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,054 - $51,917  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,571  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,584  
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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$24,425 - $50,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 530
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $21.26  
   
Overtime
$14.95 - $34.42  
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 - $2,571  
   
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,584  
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).
)
$24,425 - $50,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 606
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Computer / Network Support Technician Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 9%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 8%

Linux
up arrow 8%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 5%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Network Support
0%

National Average
$36,000

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 25%
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