Average Technical Support Engineer Salary in Santa Clara, California

$86,323
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,844
Bonus
$9,150
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The average salary for a Technical Support Engineer in Santa Clara, California is $86,323.
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$60k
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$86k
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$117k
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MEDIAN $86,323
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Salary
$60k - $117k
Bonus
$2k - $12k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $9k
Total Pay
$60k - $125k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Technical Support Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Technical Support Engineer
Technical Support Manager
Software Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Technical Support Engineer

Skills in Systems Troubleshooting and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Linux 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 $84,846 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Technical Support Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,981 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Technical Support Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,823 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 Austin, Texas (32.1% less), Boston, Massachusetts (25.2% less) and New York, New York (25.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Early Career
57.5%
Mid Career
27.5%
Experienced
15.0%