A Technical Support Specialist in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $20.29 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), Computer Hardware Technician, and Technical Services. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$35,234 - $70,539
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$71K
MEDIAN: $44,588
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$13.35 - $31.84
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,234 - $70,539  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$31,468 - $69,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $31.84  
   
Overtime
$13.14 - $55.05  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$31,468 - $69,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Technical Support Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

National Average
$45,000


Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Technical Support Specialist Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 25%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 21%

Technical Services
up arrow 11%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1)
up arrow 2%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%

Network Support
0%

National Average
$45,000

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Phone Support
up arrow 7%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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