Average System Support Technician Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a System Support Technician is $18.26.
MEDIAN $18.26
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $27
$395 - $1,980
Profit Sharing
$786 - $7,630
Total Pay
$30,500 - $66,417

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Job Description for System Support Technician

System Support Technician Tasks
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical or network problems.
  • Provide on-call technical support and train users on all network systems.
  • Develop and implement solutions for system processing efficiency improvement.
  • Identify, isolate, and define network environment issues and recommend solutions.

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Career Paths

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System Support Technician
Network Administrator, IT
Information Technology (IT) Manager
Network Administrator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for System Support Technician

Skills in Network Support, System Administration and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Information Technology (IT) Support and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2).

Pay by Experience Level for System Support Technician

An entry-level System Support Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.10 based on 26 salaries. An early career System Support Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.93 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career System Support Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.94 based on 25 salaries. An experienced System Support Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.30 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with System Support Technician in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 1.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Stillwater, Oklahoma (12.4% less).

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