A Support Engineer earns an average salary of $60,975 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Java, Shell Scripting, and Linux.

$39,826 - $90,416
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$90K
MEDIAN: $60,975
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90%

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$15.84 - $34.45
(Median)
$16
$22
$34
MEDIAN: $22.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,826 - $90,416  
   
Bonus
$1,483 - $12,562  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $10,213  
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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$38,819 - $92,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 425
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.84 - $34.45  
   
Overtime
$22.44 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,483 - $12,562  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $10,213  
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).
)
$38,819 - $92,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,556

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Experience Affects Support Engineer Salaries




National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Support Engineer Salaries

Java
up arrow 39%

Shell Scripting
up arrow 14%

up arrow 11%

Python
up arrow 9%

JavaScript
up arrow 8%

SQL
up arrow 6%

VMware ESX
up arrow 3%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Systems Troubleshooting
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Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 11%

Network Support
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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