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Computer Hardware Technician Salary

A Computer Hardware Technician earns an average wage of $17.00 per hour. A skill in Systems Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,248 - $62,957
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,447
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50%
90%

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$11.66 - $24.42
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,248 - $62,957  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,041  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $15,250  
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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$26,301 - $59,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $24.42  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $38.52  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $15,250  
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).
)
$26,301 - $59,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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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 29%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Computer Hardware Technician Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 10%

National Average
$39,000

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 1%

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 19%
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