Average Technical Support Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$77,226
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,650
Bonus
$11,000
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The average salary for a Technical Support Engineer in San Francisco, California is $77,226.
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$55k
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$102k
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MEDIAN $77,226
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Salary
$55k - $102k
Bonus
$2k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $11k
Total Pay
$54k - $106k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Technical Support Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Support Engineer

An entry-level Technical Support Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,797 based on 24 salaries. An early career Technical Support Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,498 based on 48 salaries. A mid-career Technical Support Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,791 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Technical Support Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,736 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Technical Support Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 1.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (32.4% less), Austin, Texas (24.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (16.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 101 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.8%
Early Career
47.5%
Mid Career
16.8%
Experienced
11.9%