The average salary for a Computer Technical Support Specialist in Canada is C$51,117.
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Job Description for Computer Technical Support Specialist
A computer technical support specialist is an employee who diagnoses and troubleshoots hardware and software problems for other employees or consumers. Almost any midsized company that relies on computers will typically require tech support specialists to assist employees who operate them, so that business operations maintain peak efficiency. Companies that manufacture or sell software, computers, and/or components will also have technical support specialists. These specialists help customers wi…Read more
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Popular Skills for Computer Technical Support Specialist
Skills in Windows Operating System General Use, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking and Information Technology (IT) Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Computer Technical Support Specialist
An early career Computer Technical Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$43,426 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Computer Technical Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,457 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Computer Technical Support Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,402 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$58,958.
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Employees with Computer Technical Support Specialist in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 38.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (17.4% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (15.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (16.9% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (12.0% less) and Toronto, Ontario (10.8% less).
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