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

Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston, Texas pull down an average of $42K annually. There are far more male Houston Information Technology Support Technicians survey respondents than women, making up 88 percent. Most Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$29,720 - $65,029
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,203
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$10.77 - $25.65
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,720 - $65,029  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
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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$29,156 - $59,843  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $25.65  
   
Overtime
$17.66 - $38.35  
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 - $5,093  
   
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).
)
$29,156 - $59,843  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Information Technology Support Technicians in Houston. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $39K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $46K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $53K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $67K on average.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 62%

Experienced
up arrow 30%


National Average
$41,000


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

Windows Support
up arrow 20%

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 14%

Network Support
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

PC Support
up arrow 6%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 5%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 5%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 4%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 2%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 2%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 29%