Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Houston, Texas Salary

Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston, Texas can expect wages of $18.23 per hour on average. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Houston Information Technology Support Technicians (88 percent) who took the survey are men. Most Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,339 - $60,951
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$30K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,823
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$9.93 - $26.57
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$9
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$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,339 - $60,951  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$1,700  
Total Pay (?
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$27,418 - $59,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $26.57  
   
Overtime
$12.58 - $47.43  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,700  
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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$27,418 - $59,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Support Technician, Information Technology (IT)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $37K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $47K. Houston Information Technology Support Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $54K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $52K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Late-Career
up arrow 23%


National Average
$42,000


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

Cisco Networking
up arrow 12%

Windows Support
up arrow 10%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 9%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 2%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 2%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 1%

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 1%

Systems Troubleshooting
0%

Software Installation & Upgrade
0%

National Average
$42,000

PC Support
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 2%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 3%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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