Data Center Technician Salary (United States)

A Data Center Technician earns an average wage of $20.77 per hour. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Data Center Technician Total Pay (?
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$36,058 - $73,121
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $52,079
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Data Center Technician Total Pay (?
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$15.41 - $32.12
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,058 - $73,121  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,481  
Profit Sharing
$1,043 - $6,240  
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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$34,496 - $74,104  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.41 - $32.12  
   
Overtime
$23.15 - $45.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,481  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,043 - $6,240  
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).
)
$34,496 - $74,104  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Job Description for Data Center Technician

A data center technician oversees server centers and other centralized banks of computers for data-, cloud-, and information technology-dependent companies. He or she helps ensure that networks stay up and online, that data is accessible, and that the processing and performance speed and power maintains efficiency at all times.
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Data Center Technician Tasks
  • Support users and escalate problems to ensure customer service.
  • Set up, fix, maintain and patch technology in the data center.
  • Adhere to and update documentation and user guides.
  • Troubleshoot for network, hardware and software problems.
  • Maintain hardware and software inventory and maintenance logs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Data Center Technician

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

Pay Difference By Location

National Average
$50,000
Denver
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Data Center Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
up arrow 17%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 20%
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