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

The average Information Technology Support Technician in Houston earns approximately $44K annually. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 84 percent of Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston are male. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one in four lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. The majority of Houston Information Technology Support Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,055 - $61,825
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,918
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90%

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$10.30 - $25.98
(Median)
$10
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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 - $61,825  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
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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$28,931 - $59,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $25.98  
   
Overtime
$19.28 - $38.73  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
   
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).
)
$28,931 - $59,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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.


Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $39K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $46K. Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston, Texas see a median salary of $53K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $58K on average.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 29%


National Average
$41,000


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

Windows Support
up arrow 22%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 17%

Customer Service
up arrow 14%

Network Support
up arrow 12%

PC Support
up arrow 9%

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

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 9%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 8%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 3%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 2%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 2%

Computer Hardware Technician
0%

Information Technology (IT) Support
0%

Troubleshooting
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 24%