Technical Services Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below two-thirds of Technical Services Managers. Salaries average out to around $85K per year and spread from $51K to $133K per year. Total incomes of Technical Services Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $13K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $51K and $133K. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Technical Services Managers. There are far more male Technical Services Managers survey respondents than women, making up 84 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,268 - $124,960
(Median)
$52K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,672
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$15.26 - $35.35
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$35
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,268 - $124,960  
   
Bonus
$980 - $19,603  
Profit Sharing
$297.30 - $13,395  
Commission
$300.00  
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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$50,739 - $132,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 657
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.26 - $35.35  
   
Overtime
$22.81 - $51.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$980 - $19,603  
   
Commission
$300.00  
Profit Sharing
$297.30 - $13,395  
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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$50,739 - $132,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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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Though some Technical Services Managers move into positions like VP of Operations (where the average salary is $123K), this progression is not the norm. The most common promotion for Technical Services Managers is Director of Information Technology Services, a position that typically pays $106K annually. Another standard transition for Technical Services Managers seeking advancement is to assume an Information Technology Manager role, where pay is often $77K.

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Popular Skills for Technical Services Manager


Technical Services Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Technical Sales, UNIX, and Systems Engineering are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 17 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Those listing Troubleshooting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Network Management / Administration also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know People Management are also skilled 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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $72K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $80K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $88K in this role. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $94K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $85,111

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Technical Services Managers, 45 percent above the national average. Technical Services Managers will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+28 percent), Houston (+27 percent), Denver (+25 percent), and New York (+18 percent). Raleigh ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 18 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in San Diego (9 percent lower) and Atlanta (5 percent lower).

Technical Services Manager Reviews

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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Experience Affects Technical Services Manager Salaries



National Average
$85,000



Skills That Affect Technical Services Manager Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 23%

UNIX
up arrow 17%


SQL
up arrow 9%


Customer Service
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 2%

Technical Services
up arrow 2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Technical Analysis
0%

National Average
$85,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 4%


Troubleshooting
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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