Average Technical Support Engineer with Troubleshooting Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$80,000
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$5,850
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The average salary for a Technical Support Engineer with Troubleshooting skills in San Jose, California is $80,000.
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$54k
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$80k
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$121k
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MEDIAN $80,000
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Salary
$54k - $121k
Bonus
$3k - $8k
Total Pay
$45k - $122k

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Job Description for Technical Support Engineer

Technical Support Engineer Tasks
  • Monitor the day to day performance of computers and computer systems.
  • Enter commands and verify proper system operation through observation to detect errors.
  • Field questions pertaining to user inquiries regarding computer software or hardware and then present solutions.

Career Paths

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Technical Support Engineer
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Technical Support Manager
Software Engineer
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Technical Support Engineer

Skills in Systems Troubleshooting and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Network Support and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Support Engineer

An early career Technical Support Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $86,954 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Technical Support Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (34.8% less), Boston, Massachusetts (25.0% less) and Austin, Texas (23.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Early Career
60.0%
Mid Career
40.0%