Average Desktop Support Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$19.51
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$1,200
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The average hourly pay for a Desktop Support Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills in Houston, Texas is $19.51.
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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 Computer Hardware Technician, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), Information Technology (IT) Support, Customer Service and Hardware Configuration are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $18.37 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.49 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Desktop Support Technician in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 30.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.8% more) and New York, New York (18.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
66.7%
Mid Career
33.3%