The average Desktop Support Technician in San Francisco, Calif. can expect to rake in roughly $60K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,796 - $88,326
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$41K
$60K
$88K
MEDIAN: $60,482
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$19.24 - $32.27
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$19
$26
$32
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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Salary
$40,796 - $88,326  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
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$41,067 - $77,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.24 - $32.27  
   
Overtime
$47.93  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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$41,067 - $77,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$59,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Troubleshooting
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Windows Support
up arrow 6%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 6%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 6%

Network Support
up arrow 5%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 1%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Computer Service
up arrow 8%

PC Support
up arrow 15%

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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