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Average Data Center Technician Hourly Pay

$22.12
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$2,552
Bonus
$3,000
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The average hourly pay for a Data Center Technician is $22.12.
10%
$16.50
MEDIAN
$22.12
90%
$33.03
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $33
Bonus
$497 - $8,808
Profit Sharing
$989 - $17,232
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$35,593 - $77,732
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What Do Data Center Technicians Do?

Data Center Technician Tasks
  • Troubleshoot for network, hardware and software problems.
  • Maintain hardware and software inventory and maintenance logs.
  • Adhere to and update documentation and user guides.
  • Support users and escalate problems to ensure customer service.
  • Set up, fix, maintain and patch technology in the data center.

Job Satisfaction for Data Center Technician

3.7 out of 5
(124)
Highly Satisfied
10Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Data Center Technician are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and Milestone Technologies, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $27.98. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, earning around $25.28 and $22.34, respectively. International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. pays the lowest at around $14.82. Milestone Technologies, Inc. and Peak10 also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $17.00 and $19.65, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Data Center Technicians?

Skills in Network Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Linux, Hardware Configuration, Systems Troubleshooting and Computer Hardware Technician.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Data Center Technicians?

An entry-level Data Center Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.49 based on 36 salaries. An early career Data Center Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.85 based on 366 salaries. A mid-career Data Center Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.62 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Data Center Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.95 based on 98 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $33.
Employees with Data Center Technician in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (14.2% more) and Ashburn, Virginia (8.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (13.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 677 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
54.1%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
14.5%
Late Career
5.0%