Desktop Support Technician in San Francisco Salary

How much does a Desktop Support Technician make in San Francisco, CA? In San Francisco, a Desktop Support Technician earns around $30.28 per hour on average. This is 36% above the national average for a Desktop Support Technician which is $19.26 per hour. Wages for a Desktop Support Technician in San Francisco range from $20.00 per hour to $38.04 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate, bonus, and overtime for a Desktop Support Technician in San Francisco ranges from $48,479 to $87,133 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 4 out of 5 stars. Men make up a majority of the Desktop Support Technician workforce in San Francisco among those reporting — 92 percent to be exact. In San Francisco, a Desktop Support Technician often enjoys medical, dental, and vision benefits provided by their employer.

$52,139 - $76,302
$60K
MEDIAN: $60,000
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$20.00 - $38.04
$20
$30
$38
MEDIAN: $30.28
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$0$87K
Salary $60,000
Bonus $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,479 - $87,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $20.00 - $38.04
Overtime $44.00
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,479 - $87,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Desktop Support Technician

Desktop support technicians are usually the first people who are called when something goes wrong with a desktop computer in their company or the company's network. The duties range from remote desktop assistance to providing support over the telephone to troubleshooting issues that arise with computers. Desktop support technicians must prioritize the issues they receive. For example, a computer that completely crashes is usually considered a high priority over someone who can't figure out how to send an email.

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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.

About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

Desktop Support Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Desktop Support Technician

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$62,000

▼9%

Mid-Career
▼15%

Skills That Affect Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Troubleshooting
▲4%

Microsoft Office
▲4%

Microsoft Active Directory
▲3%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▲3%

Windows Support
▲1%

National Average
$62,000

Network Support
▼1%

Software Installation & Upgrade
▼1%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼2%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼4%

Customer Service
▼6%

Computer Hardware Technician
▼7%

Computer Service
▼13%

PC Support
▼20%

Hardware Configuration
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 11%