The average wage for a Computer Repair Technician is $13.51 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.

$24,776 - $50,595
(Median)
$25K
$36K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,678
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$9.18 - $20.68
(Median)
$9
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,776 - $50,595  
   
Bonus
$115.49 - $3,091  
Profit Sharing
$850  
Commission
$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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$19,712 - $47,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.18 - $20.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$13.52 - $30.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$115.49 - $3,091  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$19,712 - $47,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 489
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Repair Technician

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

Computer Repair Technician Reviews

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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Experience Affects Computer Repair Technician Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Computer Repair Technician Salaries

Microsoft Exchange
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Apple OS X
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Cisco Networking
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Customer Service
0%

National Average
$30,000

System Repair
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Macintosh
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Computer Hardware Technician
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Network Management / Administration
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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