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

Average Houston Information Technology Support Technicians make around $44K annually. Most Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston like their work and job satisfaction is high. Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston, Texas who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 83 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by a strong majority. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,055 - $61,954
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,918
10%
50%
90%

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$11.07 - $27.06
(Median)
$11
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary 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$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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$29,121 - $61,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $27.06  
   
Overtime
$19.90 - $39.54  
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.
)
$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).
)
$29,121 - $61,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. 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. After working for 10 to 20 years, Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston, Texas make a median salary of $56K. Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $58K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 35%


National Average
$41,000


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

Windows Support
up arrow 21%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 16%

Customer Service
up arrow 13%

Network Support
up arrow 10%

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 10%

PC Support
up arrow 8%

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

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 3%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 1%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 1%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 22%
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