Computer Hardware Technician Salary

A Computer Hardware Technician earns an average wage of $16.52 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Computer Service, Electronic Troubleshooting, System Repair, and Systems Troubleshooting.

$32,126 - $64,962
$32K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,780
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$10.49 - $22.12
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$0$64K
Salary $32,126 - $64,962
Bonus $0.00 - $9,351
Profit Sharing $3,100
Total Pay (?
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$23,544 - $58,308
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $10.49 - $22.12
Overtime $16.39 - $35.62
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,351
Profit Sharing $3,100
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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$23,544 - $58,308
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

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Job Description for Computer Hardware Technician

Although sales of traditional desktop and laptop computers have declined in recent years, there is still a wide range of employers in need of qualified computer hardware technicians. Simply put, these men and women are the workers who repair and maintain computers, and troubleshoot problems and recommend upgrades as needed. In many situations, these technicians perform installation work, as well.

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Computer Hardware Technician Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Hardware Technician

Pay by Experience for a Computer Hardware Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Hardware Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 66 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Hardware Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Computer Hardware Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 16 salaries. A Computer Hardware Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 25 salaries.

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Key Stats for Computer Hardware Technician

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Computer Hardware Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$39,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Computer Hardware Technician Salaries

Computer Service
▲25%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲12%

System Repair
▲11%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲10%

National Average
$39,000


Hardware Configuration
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 24%
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