Average Mid-Career Desktop Support Technician with Computer Hardware Technician Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Desktop Support Technician with Computer Hardware Technician skills in Houston, Texas is $48,693.
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$41k - $53k
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$35k - $64k

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Job Description for Desktop Support Technician

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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Popular Skills for Desktop Support Technician

Skills in Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), Customer Service and Microsoft Active Directory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Help Desk / Desktop Support and Information Technology (IT) Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technician

An early career Desktop Support Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,977 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,750 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Desktop Support Technician in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 33.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (15.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Akron, Ohio (24.0% less) and Seattle, Washington (4.5% less).

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