A Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) earns an average salary of $56,179 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Total Pay (?
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$35,917 - $87,203
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MEDIAN: $56,178
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Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Total Pay (?
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$14.26 - $36.21
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,917 - $87,203  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,723  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $9,744  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,000  
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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$34,074 - $89,415  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,043
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.26 - $36.21  
   
Overtime
$17.03 - $45.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,723  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $9,744  
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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$34,074 - $89,415  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,043
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Job Description for Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT)
An information technology (IT) support engineer ensures that all of the technological systems that the company uses are maintained and operational. The day-to-day activities of an IT support engineer vary, as new problems and issues may arise because of general wear-and-tear or new problems in software and technology. In addition, the engineer is an importance piece in communicating to other staff how the company's software and hardware work to other staff; this means that IT support engineers frequently talk with members of other departments that have issues with their information systems, to fix and explain the problems they are having.
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Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Tasks
  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair hardware, software, printers, phone and AV equipment.
  • Review, audit, and revise policies affecting security and operability of hardware and software.
  • Diagnose and solve problems with hardware, software, and network.
  • Order equipment and software and coordinate with vendors.
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Pay Difference By Location
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Dallas
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Chicago
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Los Angeles
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Denver
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Houston
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$55,000
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Experience Affects Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$55,000

Skills That Affect Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

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System Administration
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National Average
$55,000
Troubleshooting
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Network Support
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Systems Troubleshooting
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Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%
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