Average Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) Salary in Canada

C$45,419
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,400
Bonus
C$3,400
Commission
C$1,405
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The average salary for a Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Canada is C$45,419.
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C$35k
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C$45k
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C$61k
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MEDIAN C$45,419
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Salary
C$35k - C$61k
Bonus
C$198 - C$5k
Profit Sharing
C$503 - C$4k
Commission
C$0 - C$3k
Total Pay
C$32k - C$62k

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Job Description for Support Technician, Information Technology (IT)

Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) Tasks
  • Install, update, and repair software on organization systems.
  • Track and monitor day-to-day performance of systems, and conduct analysis with the goal of improving performance.
  • Respond to requests for new or configured hardware or software, and keep inventory up to date.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems, logging problems and documenting fixes.

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Support Technician, Information Technology (IT)
Information Technology (IT) Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Support Technician, Information Technology (IT)

Skills in Computer Hardware Technician, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and Microsoft Active Directory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Support and Information Technology (IT) Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Support Technician, Information Technology (IT)

An entry-level Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$39,463 based on 55 salaries. An early career Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$42,693 based on 463 salaries. A mid-career Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,497 based on 232 salaries. An experienced Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,651 based on 179 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$51,690.
Employees with Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 14.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (12.3% more) and Toronto, Ontario (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (5.4% less), Montréal, Québec (1.7% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 985 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.6%
Early Career
47.0%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
18.2%
Late Career
5.7%

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