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Technical Services Manager Salary (United States)

Slightly less than two-thirds of Technical Services Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $48K to $125K per year, but standard earnings come to around $77K annually. In the world of Technical Services Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $18K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $12K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $48K and $125K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Almost all workers report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The vast majority (82 percent) of Technical Services Managers are male. Most Technical Services Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is derived from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Technical Services Manager Salary (?
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$47,566 - $118,263
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MEDIAN: $77,227
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Technical Services Manager Salary (?
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$15.86 - $38.51
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,566 - $118,263  
   
Bonus
$489.93 - $18,021  
Profit Sharing
$1,445 - $11,956  
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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$47,566 - $124,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 833
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.86 - $38.51  
   
Overtime
$19.04 - $52.23  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.93 - $18,021  
   
Commission
$2,700 - $21,415  
Profit Sharing
$1,445 - $11,956  
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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$47,566 - $124,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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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There are some Technical Services Managers — though it's uncommon — that transition into VPs of Operations, where earnings are typically $122K annually. The most common career progression for Technical Services Managers leads to becoming a Directors of IT Services, where average pay is $105K annually. However, many Technical Services Managers also opt to become Technical Service Department Managers. Typically, a Technical Service Department Manager brings home $62K.

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Popular Skills for Technical Services Manager

Technical Services Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with UNIX, People Management, and Systems Engineering are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 15 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Office. Those educated in Microsoft Office tend to be well versed in People Management.

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. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $61K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $72K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $86K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $90K. Age distribution in this workforce is quite spread out, with those with between one and nine years of experience accounting for 35 percent of the workforce, those with 10-20 making up 37 percent and those with more than two decades of experience rounding out the remaining 27 percent.

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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New York
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Atlanta
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Boston
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$79,000
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Cincinnati
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With a pay rate for Technical Services Managers that is 32 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Technical Services Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+27 percent), Madison (+26 percent), New York (+26 percent), and Philadelphia (+18 percent). With compensation 9 percent below the national average, Cincinnati is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Technical Services Manager Salaries

National Average
$79,000

Skills That Affect Technical Services Manager Salaries

UNIX
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SQL
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Network Management / Administration
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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National Average
$79,000
Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%