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Desktop Support Technician Salary in Houston, Texas

The average rate for a Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas is $19.50 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Customer Service and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2).

$28,459 - $61,619
(Median)
$28K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $45,587
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90%

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$14.54 - $25.36
(Median)
$15
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,459 - $61,619  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$30,694 - $59,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $25.36  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $40.13  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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).
)
$30,694 - $59,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 19%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 8%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 7%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 4%

National Average
$43,000

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 2%

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 2%

PC Support
up arrow 2%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 3%

Windows Support
up arrow 3%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 25%