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.

$24,285 - $55,304
$24K
$35K
$55K
MEDIAN: $35,364
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90%

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$9.58 - $21.55
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MEDIAN: $14.07
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$0$55K
Salary $24,285 - $55,304
Bonus $196.78 - $6,953
Profit Sharing $1,500
Commission $1,250
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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$20,283 - $50,222
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $9.58 - $21.55
Hourly Tips $0.83
Overtime $14.68 - $34.94
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $196.78 - $6,953
Commission $1,250
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$20,283 - $50,222
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 459

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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: $30,745

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Computer Repair Technician Reviews

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

Computer Repair Technician in Clare:
Pros: Flexability, Using My Mind, Working Independently, Not Micromanaged, Weekends Off, Good Vacation Time, Great Supervisors and Directors, Great Communication Between Employees and Awesome Teamwork.
Cons: Sometimes the users do not understand that some things are just impossible to make work. Users tend to be pushy at times, wanting you to solve an issue immediately. Some users do not understand the importance of the ticket system that we use to organize our work. Some users expect you to be there when they snap their fingers like you do not already have many other besides theirs that you are working on.

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.

Computer Repair Technician in Searcy:
"Heshams Review."
Pros: I get to greet the customers and think about technical problems about how to fix a pc or fix a windows issue that has occured from something like an update or corrupted Anti virus.
Cons: The issue that I have is the main boss has no respect for any of her employees for any of her companies.

Computer Repair Technician in Lawton:
"Focus? Check. Multitasking ability? Check. Calm Headed? Chec."
Pros: To work with my passion: working with IT related gadgets and accessories. To improve your troubleshooting ability by working on numerous shapes/forms/brands of computers and gadgets. The ability learn new things about technology and the various different ways we a computer can be fixed. The ability to work with knowledge people to expand your expertise in IT.
Cons: The stress level, and the expectation can sometimes be an issue. Also, it's very easy to get overwhelmed depending on your solving abilities and workload in general.

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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 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Computer Repair Technician Salaries

▲43%

▲20%

▲8%

National Average
$31,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Computer Repair Technician Salaries

Microsoft Exchange
▲3%

Cisco Networking
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼1%



▼2%



▼4%

▼6%






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 56%
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