The average rate for a Desktop Support Technician in San Diego, California is $21.87 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$42,253 - $50,868
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$46K
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MEDIAN: $46,451
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$15.94 - $28.10
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$16
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$46,452  
   
Bonus
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$34,201 - $60,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.94 - $28.10  
   
Overtime
$33.05  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$2,250  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,201 - $60,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,360,364
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 10%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 10%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

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

National Average
$48,000

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 4%

PC Support
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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