Entry-Level Technical Support Engineer Salary
Earnings for Entry-Level Technical Support Engineers come in at around $57K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Technical Support Engineers approaches anywhere from $39K on the lower end to $82K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $12K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Entry-Level Technical Support Engineers (85 percent) who took the survey are men. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Support Engineer
Entry-Level Technical Support Engineers fill the offices of leading firms EMC Corporation, Dell, Inc., Empirix, NetApp, and Amazon.com Inc. Entry-Level Technical Support Engineers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Amazon.com Inc, where the average salary comes to $78K. Other big spenders include Empirix, EPIC, Inc, and Epic, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Technical Support Engineers see paychecks nearing $70K, $69K, or $67K.
Offering a median salary of only $54K, Dell, Inc. gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $38K to $84K isn't that wide, either. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include NetApp at $55K, and EMC Corporation where $56K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level Technical Support Engineers there earn up to $81K.
Pay Difference by Location
Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Technical Support Engineers, Santa Clara offers exceptional salaries, 48 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Technical Support Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+33 percent), Chicago (+29 percent), San Jose (+28 percent), and New York (+27 percent). With compensation 13 percent below the national average, Pittsburgh is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Seattle and Salt Lake City (10 percent lower).