Senior Technical Support Engineer Salary

A Senior Technical Support Engineer earns an average salary of $77,662 per year.

$50,577 - $108,978
(Median)
$51K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,661
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$16.35 - $49.25
(Median)
$16
$30
$49
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,577 - $108,978  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,102  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $6,977  
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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$49,830 - $115,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 935
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.35 - $49.25  
   
Overtime
$23.64 - $73.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,102  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $6,977  
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).
)
$49,830 - $115,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Job Description for Senior Technical Support Engineer

A senior technical support engineer is responsible for advanced technical support. Typically, a lower-level technician or engineer does initial troubleshooting of an issue; if necessary, the query escalates the senior technical support engineer. The senior engineer must manage multiple projects and issues simultaneously. Issues need to be logged and tracked to completion. The senior technical support engineer needs good presentation skills, as solutions to complex issues will need to be presented to the group. There is a degree of customer interaction required, and the engineer must present the company in a positive light at all times. Issues or tasks need to be logged and tracked to their completion

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Senior Technical Support Engineer Tasks

  • Monitor and log all client communications, processing requests and documenting changes.
  • Test and develop resolution plans for technical problems, communicating needs to customers and supervisors.
  • Analyze and consult on implementation and troubleshooting of technology products.
  • Mentor and train other technical support staff on technical and procedural matters.

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Experience Affects Senior Technical Support Engineer Salaries



National Average
$79,000



Skills That Affect Senior Technical Support Engineer Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 5%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

National Average
$79,000

Network Support
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 216 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 7%
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