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

Earnings for Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston come in at around $44K per year on average. Roughly one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and a strong majority claim dental coverage as well. The vast majority of Houston Information Technology Support Technicians (84 percent) survey respondents are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,055 - $61,954
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,915
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90%

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$11.33 - $26.99
(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 - $5,817  
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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$29,190 - $60,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $26.99  
   
Overtime
$20.11 - $39.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
   
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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$29,190 - $60,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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.


For many Houston Information Technology Support Technicians, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $39K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $46K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston make a median salary of $56K. Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston, Texas with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $57K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
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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 13%

PC Support
up arrow 10%

Network Support
up arrow 10%

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 9%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 8%

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

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 6%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 3%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 1%

Computer Hardware Technician
0%

National Average
$42,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 20%
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