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Technical Services Manager Salary

Technical Services Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly less than two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $80K annually, but may range from $49K to $127K per year. Final cash compensation to Technical Services Managers varies from around $49K to approximately $127K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $18K and $12K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Technical Services Managers (82 percent) who took the survey are men. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$49,244 - $119,625
(Median)
$49K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,620
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50%
90%

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$16.52 - $34.63
(Median)
$17
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,244 - $119,625  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $18,094  
Profit Sharing
$1,204 - $12,151  
Commission
$2,700 - $21,415  
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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$49,137 - $127,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 841
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.52 - $34.63  
   
Overtime
$19.62 - $51.80  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.36 - $18,094  
   
Commission
$2,700 - $21,415  
Profit Sharing
$1,204 - $12,151  
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).
)
$49,137 - $127,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Job Description for Technical Services Manager

Technical services managers may work in a variety of different industries or fields, including accounting and computer technology. They have multiple duties and are in charge of many technical issues within their company.

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Technical Services Manager Tasks

  • Coordinate and direct activities with the IT team.
  • Develop, operate and maintain the IT infrastructure.

Common Career Paths for Technical Services Manager


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Technical Services Managers sometimes assume positions such as VPs of Operations. That role pays $122K per year on average. A Director of Information Technology Services role is the most common promotion for Technical Services Managers moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $105K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Technical Services Managers is an Information Technology Manager position, where earnings are usually $76K.

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Popular Skills for Technical Services Manager


Technical Services Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with UNIX, Systems Engineering, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 10 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Office. Those educated in People Management tend to be well versed in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Services Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Technical Services Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $64K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $73K. Technical Services Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $87K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $90K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Technical Services Managers, 32 percent above the national average. Technical Services Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+23 percent), Madison (+21 percent), New York (+21 percent), and Houston (+21 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 14 percent south of the national average, can be found in Richmond. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Denver (7 percent less) and Los Angeles (5 percent less).

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Experience Affects Technical Services Manager Salaries



National Average
$82,000



Skills That Affect Technical Services Manager Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 21%





Microsoft Exchange
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Network Management / Administration
0%

SQL
0%

National Average
$82,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 191 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%
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