Computer Hardware Technician Salary (United States)

A Computer Hardware Technician earns an average wage of $17.12 per hour. A skill in Systems Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.
Computer Hardware Technician Salary (?
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$29,191 - $62,334
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MEDIAN: $43,831
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Computer Hardware Technician Salary (?
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$11.26 - $24.36
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,191 - $62,334  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,027  
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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$26,560 - $58,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.26 - $24.36  
   
Overtime
$17.32 - $37.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,027  
   
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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$26,560 - $58,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Job Description for Computer Hardware Technician

  • Build custom components and configure existing parts for use.
  • Maintain, update, and test computer hardware and associated devices.
  • Repair and update hardware and devices, including testing and evaluating equipment.
  • Install and configure computer hardware and associated devices.
  • Manage and respond to a help tickets, documenting interactions.

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Experience Affects Computer Hardware Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Computer Hardware Technician Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 10%
National Average
$39,000
Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 19%