Systems Technician (Computer) Salary (United States)

A Systems Technician (Computer) earns an average salary of $41,577 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.
Systems Technician (Computer) Total Pay (?
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$27,979 - $61,167
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MEDIAN: $41,577
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Systems Technician (Computer) Total Pay (?
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$10.41 - $27.22
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,979 - $61,167  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,317  
Profit Sharing
$505 - $3,077  
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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$25,674 - $61,755  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 415
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $27.22  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $43.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,317  
   
Profit Sharing
$505 - $3,077  
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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$25,674 - $61,755  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 415
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Job Description for Systems Technician (Computer)

Computer systems technicians keep a wide range of computer and technology assets running smoothly and they evaluate potential technology problems as they arise to minimize interruptions to the business. When technology problems come up, computer systems technicians work swiftly to repair the problems and restore technology to full function as quickly as possible. Systems technicians also evaluate the needs of users to ensure they are met, and they perform training tasks as needed. By monitoring servers and computers, network infrastructure and software deployments, systems technicians can monitor all aspects of the technology deployment to better handle faults.
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Systems Technician (Computer) Tasks
  • Research user needs to make recommendations for acquisitions and maintenance.
  • Assess user needs and conduct online or in person training.
  • Install, configure, and maintain routine and customized hardware and software.
  • Provide technical expertise to end users, and troubleshooting network, hardware, and software problems.

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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.

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Experience Affects Systems Technician (Computer) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%
National Average
$41,000

Skills That Affect Systems Technician (Computer) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 11%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%
Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%
Network Management / Administration
0%
Microsoft Exchange
0%
National Average
$41,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 2%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 4%
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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