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Average Support Engineer Salary

$64,431
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,920
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
$2,200
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The average salary for a Support Engineer is $64,431.
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$43k
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$64k
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$96k
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$43k - $96k
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Job Satisfaction for Support Engineer

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Popular Employer Salaries for Support Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Support Engineer are from the companies Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc and SAP America, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $93,570. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Microsoft Corp, earning around $85,556. Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. pays the lowest at around $48,250. Mobile Reach also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,000.

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What Are Popular Skills for Support Engineers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Support, Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting, Customer Service and Information Technology (IT) Support.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Support Engineers?

An entry-level Support Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,934 based on 83 salaries. An early career Support Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,062 based on 480 salaries. A mid-career Support Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,511 based on 186 salaries. An experienced Support Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,520 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $83,275.
Employees with Support Engineer in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 27.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (24.4% more) and San Francisco, California (14.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (14.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 909 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.1%
Early Career
52.8%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
11.9%
Late Career
5.7%