The average pay for a Computer Support Specialist is $40,588 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.Salary goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Computer Support Specialist Total Pay (?
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$30,102 - $54,453
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MEDIAN: $40,587
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Computer Support Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.99 - $24.56
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,102 - $54,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,878  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,474  
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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$28,803 - $54,282  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 568
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $24.56  
   
Overtime
$17.74 - $33.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,474  
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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$28,803 - $54,282  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 568
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Job Description for Computer Support Specialist
  • Maintain hardware and software inventory database.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any problems associated with desktop computing.
  • Perform backups and restores for end user PCs on a routine basis.
  • Install and configure all required software in accordance to the predefined hardware deployment schedule.
  • Assist with developing desktop training documentation.
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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Support Specialist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Houston
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Denver
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National Average
$39,000
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Experience Affects Computer Support Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Computer Support Specialist Salaries

National Average
$39,000
Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 1%
Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 142 votes.
Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%
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