The average hourly pay for a Computer Hardware Technician is $17.26.
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Job Description for Computer Hardware Technician
Although sales of traditional desktop and laptop computers have declined in recent years, there is still a wide range of employers in need of qualified computer hardware technicians. Simply put, these men and women are the workers who repair and maintain computers, and troubleshoot problems and recommend upgrades as needed. In many situations, these technicians perform installation work, as well. For a computer hardware technician working in a repair shop or even a larger retailer, customers wi…Read more
Computer Hardware Technician Tasks
- Install and configure computer hardware and associated devices.
- Manage and respond to a help tickets, documenting interactions.
- Repair and update hardware and devices, including testing and evaluating equipment.
- Build custom components and configure existing parts for use.
- Maintain, update, and test computer hardware and associated devices.
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Popular Skills for Computer Hardware Technician
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Skills in System Repair, Hardware Configuration, Systems Troubleshooting and System Testing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Hardware Technician.
Pay by Experience Level for Computer Hardware Technician
An entry-level Computer Hardware Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.51 based on 9 salaries. An early career Computer Hardware Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.08 based on 86 salaries. A mid-career Computer Hardware Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.97 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Computer Hardware Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.55 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
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