Technical Services Manager Salary

Technical Services Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — slightly less than two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $48K to $129K per year, median earnings come to $81K annually. In the world of Technical Services Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $48K and $129K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $18K and $10K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Male Technical Services Managers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Technical Services Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$51,223 - $122,138
$51K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,588
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50%
90%

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$15.08 - $35.86
$15
$22
$36
MEDIAN: $22.47
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$0$129K
Salary $51,223 - $122,138
Bonus $627 - $18,378
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,174
Commission $1,965
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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$48,367 - $129,335
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 751
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $15.08 - $35.86
Overtime $22.84 - $50.35
Annual Data $0$129K
Bonus $627 - $18,378
Commission $1,965
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,174
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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$48,367 - $129,335
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 97

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Technical Services Manager


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Technical Services Managers who advance into the role of a VP of Operations are fairly uncommon. VPs of Operations on average earn $124K per year. Going from Technical Services Manager to Director of Information Technology Services is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $106K. Many others choose to work as Information Technology Managers, where pay is typically $78K.

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Popular Skills for Technical Services Manager


Survey takers working as Technical Services Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Technical Sales, UNIX, and Systems Engineering are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 25 percent, and 16 percent, respectively. Those listing Troubleshooting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people experienced in People Management also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Services Manager

Pay by Experience for a Technical Services Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Services Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 180 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Services Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 216 salaries. An experienced Technical Services Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 320 salaries. A Technical Services Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 191 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,973

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Technical Services Managers that is 40 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Technical Services Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+32 percent), Richmond (+26 percent), Madison (+25 percent), and Minneapolis (+24 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Technical Services Manager's salary, with Kansas City Technical Services Managers earning salaries that are 26 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Raleigh (12 percent less) and Dallas (9 percent less).

Technical Services Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Technical Services Manager?

Technical Services Manager in Salt Lake City:
"Being ahead of customer thinking."
Pros: The ability to be part of a revenue driven business. The need to spend time with the customer face to face. Participating in sales proposals meeting from a managed services perspective as sales support. The fact it's project and task oriented and requires analysis of specific business processes. Amazing benefits, flexible hours and awesome management.
Cons: The time it takes to get things approved through HR. The salary is below average compared to those coming to EMC from the street.

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Key Stats for Technical Services Manager

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 140 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Technical Services Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$80,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Technical Services Manager Salaries

Technical Sales
▲31%

UNIX
▲25%


SQL
▲16%







Microsoft Exchange
▲4%


National Average
$80,000



Troubleshooting
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 140 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 9%
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