The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Data Center Technician is $19.11.
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Job Description for Data Center Technician
A data center technician oversees server centers and other centralized banks of computers for data-, cloud-, and information technology-dependent companies. He or she helps ensure that networks stay up and online, that data is accessible, and that the processing and performance speed and power maintains efficiency at all times. Much of a data center technician's job involves actively monitoring server and network performance and then analyzing this information. The technician determines what ar…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Data Center Technician
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Skills in Computer Hardware Technician, Systems Troubleshooting, Hardware Configuration and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Data Center Technician
An early career Data Center Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.57 based on 392 salaries. A mid-career Data Center Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.29 based on 176 salaries. An experienced Data Center Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.76 based on 113 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
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