System Support Technician Salary (United States)

The average salary for a System Support Technician is $41,301 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Information Technology (IT) Support is associated with high pay for this job.
System Support Technician Total Pay (?
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$30,599 - $60,988
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MEDIAN: $41,301
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System Support Technician Total Pay (?
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$11.75 - $26.62
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,599 - $60,988  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,035  
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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$28,583 - $61,776  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $26.62  
   
Overtime
$17.71 - $41.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,035  
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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$28,583 - $61,776  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 235
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Job Description for System Support Technician
System support technicians work on computer systems within a company, performing tasks such as configuring computer systems, helping with system repairs, and installing parts of (or entire) computer systems. They are also responsible for maintaining the system to ensure that all parts are functioning properly and that all system updates are installed as needed. Another major job function of a system support technician is to provide support to all staff using these systems, which includes answering users' questions, as well as maintaining and assigning company passwords to employees that require system access, among other tasks.
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System Support Technician Tasks
  • Develop and implement solutions for system processing efficiency improvement.
  • Identify, isolate, and define network environment issues and recommend solutions.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical or network problems.
  • Provide on-call technical support and train users on all network systems.
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Experience Affects System Support Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%
Experienced
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 16%
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