A Computer Technician in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $16.12 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Troubleshooting, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), Computer Hardware Technician, Information Technology (IT) Support, and Hardware Configuration. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$27,001 - $47,648
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$39K
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MEDIAN: $39,493
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$39,494  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,057 - $51,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Total Pay (?
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$21,057 - $51,148  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Computer Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Computer Technician Salaries

Troubleshooting
up arrow 29%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 25%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 19%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 16%

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 12%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 4%

System Repair
up arrow 3%

A+
0%

Computer Service
0%

National Average
$36,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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