Computer Repair Technician Salary

The average wage for a Computer Repair Technician is $13.76 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$24,305 - $51,064
$24K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,200
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90%

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$9.26 - $21.27
$9
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $13.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,305 - $51,064  
   
Bonus
$193.55 - $3,052  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$1,125  
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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$19,824 - $49,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.26 - $21.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75  
Overtime
$14.48 - $31.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$193.55 - $3,052  
   
Commission
$1,125  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$19,824 - $49,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 469

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Job Description for Computer Repair Technician

A computer repair technician is an individual who is proficient in fixing problems related to the software and hardware of desktop and laptop computers. It may also be necessary to have expertise related to repairing other electronics, such as printers and tablets. The technician may work in a shop or a retail environment, or he or she might work in a factory, where a higher volume of computers are repaired.

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Computer Repair Technician Tasks

  • Reinstall operating systems in the case of hard disk failures.
  • Repair computer hardware, including desktops, laptops, and associated peripherals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Repair Technician

Pay by Experience for a Computer Repair Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Repair Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 360 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Repair Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Computer Repair Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 120 salaries. A Computer Repair Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,450

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Computer Repair Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Computer Repair Technician?

Computer Repair Technician in Santa Rosa:
"My IT experience so far."
Pros: I love what I do, Love working on computers and phones and fixing them. I just want to make sure that I am getting paid what I am worth.
Cons: The only thing I don't like is how mis managed the store is by my boss.

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Key Stats for Computer Repair Technician

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Computer Repair Technician Salaries

▲45%

▲21%

▲9%

National Average
$30,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Computer Repair Technician Salaries

Microsoft Exchange
▲5%

Cisco Networking
▲1%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼0%

National Average
$30,000


▼1%




▼3%

▼5%






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 55%
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