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

Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston can expect to earn an average of $44K annually. One-fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a fair number claim dental coverage as well. Male Houston Information Technology Support Technicians far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The majority of Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston, Texas claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,055 - $61,954
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,915
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$11.23 - $27.05
(Median)
$11
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,055 - $61,954  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
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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$29,168 - $60,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $27.05  
   
Overtime
$20.04 - $39.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
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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$29,168 - $60,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Pay by Experience Level for Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Houston, Texas

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $39K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $46K. Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston see a median salary of $56K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $57K.

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Experience Affects Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 35%


National Average
$42,000


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

Windows Support
up arrow 19%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Network Support
up arrow 10%

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 10%

PC Support
up arrow 9%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 8%

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

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 5%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 3%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 1%

Computer Hardware Technician
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$42,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 21%
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