Systems Technician (Computer) Salary

For Systems Technicians, hourly average wages total $20.15 per hour. The particular firm is the main element affecting pay for this group — experience level and geography are driving factors as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,215 - $59,745
$29K
$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,728
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50%
90%

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$12.79 - $27.13
$13
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20.15
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50%
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$0$60K
Salary $29,215 - $59,745
Bonus $0.00 - $6,457
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$28,879 - $60,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 103
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $12.79 - $27.13
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $20.47 - $43.40
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,457
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$28,879 - $60,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 109

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Job Description for Systems Technician (Computer)

Systems technicians (computer) work for various organizations. They provide technical assistance and support to system users. Their job is to maintain and repair their employer’s computer system. They install various software. They work with system engineers, software engineers, programmers, users, and other staff within their company.

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Systems Technician (Computer) Tasks

  • Install, configure, and maintain routine and customized hardware and software.
  • Provide technical expertise to end users, and troubleshooting network, hardware, and software problems.
  • Research user needs to make recommendations for acquisitions and maintenance.
  • Assess user needs and conduct online or in person training.

Common Career Paths for Systems Technician (Computer)


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For Systems Technicians, progressing to a Senior Network Engineer role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Senior Network Engineer can earn $90K annually. Systems Technicians moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Systems Administrators or Network System Administrators. The median paychecks in those roles are $13K higher and $9K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Systems Technician (Computer)


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Lucky workers who know Help Desk / Desktop Support can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 21 percent above average. UNIX and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 8 percent and 21 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Linux, HTML, and Microsoft Access. Those familiar with Microsoft Office also tend to know Network Management / Administration and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking.

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Technician (Computer)

Pay by Experience for a Systems Technician (Computer) has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Technician (Computer) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 137 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Technician (Computer) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Systems Technician (Computer) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 42 salaries. A Systems Technician (Computer) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 11 salaries.

Systems Technician (Computer) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Systems Technician (Computer)?

Systems Technician (Computer) in Rockville:
"Office Conditions, The Management, Flexibility."
Pros: Working with people in my team, enjoy troubleshooting, setting up, learning as I work.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Systems Technician (Computer)

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Systems Technician (Computer) Salaries

▲24%

Late-Career
▲21%

▲9%

National Average
$43,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Systems Technician (Computer) Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▲21%


UNIX
▲8%







National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼4%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼5%

Microsoft Access
▼6%

HTML
▼9%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 15%
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