Computer Hardware Technician Salary

A Computer Hardware Technician earns an average wage of $17.23 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Computer Service and Systems Troubleshooting. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$28,908 - $63,028
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$63K
MEDIAN: $40,835
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$11.71 - $24.80
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,908 - $63,028  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
Profit Sharing
$650  
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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$26,188 - $59,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $24.80  
   
Overtime
$17.80 - $37.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$650  
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).
)
$26,188 - $59,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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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

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Hardware Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Computer Hardware Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Computer Hardware Technician Salaries

Computer Service
up arrow 25%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 11%

Computer Hardware Technician
0%

National Average
$39,000

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 17%

System Repair
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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