The average rate for a Desktop Support Technician in Houston, Texas is $19.62 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, Software Installation & Upgrade, and Information Technology (IT) Support.

$33,768 - $75,503
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MEDIAN: $45,198
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,768 - $75,503  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$32,105 - $60,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $25.51  
   
Overtime
$26.50  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$32,105 - $60,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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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:
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Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technician

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

Key Stats for Desktop Support Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%


Skills That Affect Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Windows Support
up arrow 17%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 13%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 11%


Troubleshooting
up arrow 9%

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

PC Support
up arrow 5%

Network Support
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 4%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

National Average
$43,000

Computer Service
up arrow 5%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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