Desktop Support Technician Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average wage for a Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas is $19.11 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Customer Service 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 field.
Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$27,435 - $60,313
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MEDIAN: $43,661
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Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$14.40 - $25.57
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,435 - $60,313  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,056  
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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$30,147 - $58,589  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.40 - $25.57  
   
Overtime
$19.13 - $39.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,056  
   
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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$30,147 - $58,589  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 12%
Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 3%
PC Support
0%
Windows Support
0%
National Average
$42,000
Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 1%
Network Support
up arrow 1%
Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%
Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%
Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 10%
Hardware Configuration
up arrow 11%
Troubleshooting
up arrow 13%
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 22 votes.
Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 25%
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