Entry-Level Computer Support Technician Salary

Entry-Level Computer Support Technicians can expect to earn an average of $16.63 per hour. While approximately one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,325 - $49,225
$29K
$37K
$49K
MEDIAN: $37,111
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$11.89 - $22.67
$12
$17
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MEDIAN: $16.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,325 - $49,225  
   
Bonus
$0.13 - $3,452  
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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$25,981 - $48,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.89 - $22.67  
   
Overtime
$20.41 - $30.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.13 - $3,452  
   
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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$25,981 - $48,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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Key Stats for Computer Support Technician

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Computer Support Technician Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲4%

Computer Hardware Technician
▲3%

Customer Service
▲3%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▲2%

Computer Service
▲2%

National Average
$36,000

PC Support
▼1%

Software Installation & Upgrade
▼1%

Software Knowledge
▼2%

Troubleshooting
▼3%

System Repair
▼4%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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