$48,265
Avg. Salary
$18.63
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,636

Profit Sharing

$1,700

Commission

$1,600

The average pay for a Computer Technical Support Specialist is $18.63 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Technical Support Specialist is $48,265 per year.

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90%
MEDIAN $19
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MEDIAN $48,265
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MEDIAN: $48,265
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$12.89 - $27.71
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$0$72K
Salary $33,561 - $72,709
Bonus $0.00 - $5,946
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,324
Commission $1,600
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,262 - $68,041
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 690
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $12.89 - $27.71
Overtime $20.62 - $46.43
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,946
Commission $1,600
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,324
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,262 - $68,041
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 595

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 with installing and operating their computers and software.

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Computer Technical Support Specialist Tasks

  • Install and update desktops, laptops, PDAs, peripherals, networks, and related software.
  • Troubleshoot all information technology issues, including software, hardware, and networking.

Computer Technical Support Specialist Pay By Employer

$0$106K

$37,573

Oracle Corp.
2 profiles
$106,000

Common Career Paths for Computer Technical Support Specialist


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Computer Technical Support Specialist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Computer Technical Support Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Technical Support Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Computer Technical Support Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Technical Support Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 330 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Technical Support Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 225 salaries. An experienced Computer Technical Support Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 213 salaries. A Computer Technical Support Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 68 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

21%

-5%

National Average: $43,775

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Computer Technical Support Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Computer Technical Support Specialist?

Computer Technical Support Specialist in Farmington:
"Close to my family."
Pros: Close to everything you need and very friendly people.
Cons: Pay isn't very good for the job I do and the stress in it.

Computer Technical Support Specialist in New York:
"IT Career."
Pros: Salary and benefits nice big city many activities.
Cons: Expensive city high cost of living.

Computer Technical Support Specialist in Denver:
"Stressful at time."
Pros: Building my skill set.
Cons: Could be stressful at time.

Computer Technical Support Specialist in Milford:
"How to code & how to build websites."
Learn website building & java coding.

Computer Technical Support Specialist in Somerset:
Get as much knowledge/certifications as you can.

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Key Stats for Computer Technical Support Specialist

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 249 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Computer Technical Support Specialist Salaries

▲33%

▲14%

▲2%

National Average
$44,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Computer Technical Support Specialist Salaries





Microsoft Access
▲2%

National Average
$44,000


Microsoft SQL Server
▼1%




Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼3%

▼3%



Linux
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 19%