The average hourly pay for a Computer Technical Support Specialist is $18.74.
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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 Employer Salaries for Computer Technical Support Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Computer Technical Support Specialist are from the companies Apple Computer, Inc, Kansas State University (KSU) and Oracle Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Oracle Corp. where the average pay is $29.12. Kansas State University (KSU) pays the lowest at around $16.86.
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Popular Skills for Computer Technical Support Specialist
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Skills in Computer Hardware Technician, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and Information Technology (IT) Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Windows Operating System General Use.
Pay by Experience Level for Computer Technical Support Specialist
An entry-level Computer Technical Support Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.06 based on 40 salaries. An early career Computer Technical Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.06 based on 485 salaries. A mid-career Computer Technical Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.03 based on 307 salaries. An experienced Computer Technical Support Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.37 based on 330 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
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Employees with Computer Technical Support Specialist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 23.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (18.2% more) and New York, New York (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (5.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.9% less).
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