Computer Hardware Technician Salary

A Computer Hardware Technician earns an average wage of $16.41 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Computer Service, Electronic Troubleshooting, System Repair, and Systems Troubleshooting.

$28,849 - $55,890
$29K
$41K
$56K
MEDIAN: $41,331
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$10.78 - $22.73
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MEDIAN: $16.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,849 - $55,890  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,244  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$24,760 - $56,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.78 - $22.73  
   
Overtime
$16.56 - $36.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,244  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$24,760 - $56,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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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

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

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Key Stats for Computer Hardware Technician

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Computer Hardware Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Computer Hardware Technician Salaries

Computer Service
▲28%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲15%

System Repair
▲14%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲13%

National Average
$38,000


Hardware Configuration
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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