Entry-Level Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) is $15.05 per hour. A skill in Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) Total Pay (?
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$27,432 - $50,439
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37,640
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Entry-Level Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) Total Pay (?
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$10.27 - $20.61
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,432 - $50,439  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $5,918  
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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$24,151 - $48,895  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.27 - $20.61  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $31.80  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $5,918  
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).
)
$24,151 - $48,895  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,243
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Washington
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San Diego
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Minneapolis
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Denver
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Dallas
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$35,000
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San Antonio
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Miami
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Orlando
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Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) Advice

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Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Albuquerque:
"Easy Could Be Bad Option."
Don't ever take the easy way, it could be relaxed but you can't be successful: "Ad Astra per aspera", no other way.
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"Certifications."
Make sure that you attain all certifications that you can before you start your position.

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

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Windows Support
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Microsoft Office
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Software Knowledge
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Network Support
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Software Installation & Upgrade
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Troubleshooting
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Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average
$35,000
Computer Hardware Technician
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Help Desk / Desktop Support
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PC Support
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Hardware Configuration
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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
88%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 25%
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