Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas Salary

The average rate for a Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas is $19.47 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 Windows Support and Software Installation & Upgrade.

$34,331 - $76,025
$34K
$46K
$76K
MEDIAN: $45,747
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$12.08 - $25.64
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MEDIAN: $19.47
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,331 - $76,025  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$32,429 - $61,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $25.64  
   
Overtime
$27.23  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$32,429 - $61,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technician

Pay by Experience for a Desktop Support Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Desktop Support Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Desktop Support Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 12 salaries. A Desktop Support Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Desktop Support Technician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

▲16%

▼0%

National Average
$43,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Windows Support
▲19%

Software Installation & Upgrade
▲13%


Information Technology (IT) Support
▲9%

Troubleshooting
▲9%

Hardware Configuration
▲7%

Customer Service
▲5%

PC Support
▲5%

Network Support
▲5%

Microsoft Active Directory
▲4%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲2%

National Average
$43,000


Computer Service
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼14%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 29%