Average Desktop Support Technician with Information Technology (IT) Support Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$49,227
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$750
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The average salary for a Desktop Support Technician with Information Technology (IT) Support skills in Houston, Texas is $49,227.
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$33k
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$63k
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What Do Desktop Support Technicians Do?

Desktop Support Technician Tasks
  • Format, install, set up, maintain, and troubleshoot desktop and laptop computers with and for end users.
  • Coordinate with vendors to resolve problems.
  • Add or replace memory, new keyboards, motherboards, and other components.
  • Set up and troubleshoot domains, user accounts and software accounts.
  • Configure, test, and troubleshoot network connectivity and wireless access for local and remote computers or devices.

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What Are Popular Skills for Desktop Support Technicians?

Skills in Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hardware Configuration, Computer Hardware Technician and Help Desk / Desktop Support.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technicians?

An early career Desktop Support Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,750 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,500 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,416 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Desktop Support Technician in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 19.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (12.7% more) and New York, New York (8.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (8.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Early Career
23.8%
Mid Career
42.9%
Experienced
33.3%