The average hourly pay for a Technical Support Specialist in San Diego, California is $20.57.
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$38 - $12,000
$34,194 - $73,833
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Job Description for Technical Support Specialist
A technical support specialist consults with other employees and identifies technology problems; they then propose or collaborate on solutions. In some companies, this position requires the specialist to write programs to improve the efficiency and productivity of the systems already in place. As technology is constantly changing, individuals in this position must be aware of and able to respond to changes in technology. The technical support specialist must be technologically savvy and focused …Read more
Technical Support Specialist Tasks
- Identify problems with information technology system operations and provide potential workarounds.
- Raise information, bug and feature requests to the development team or senior support specialists.
- Provide information systems technical support for routine customer issues.
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Popular Skills for Technical Support Specialist
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Technical Services, Phone Support and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Support Specialist
An early career Technical Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.32 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Technical Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.36 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Technical Support Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.77 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Technical Support Specialist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.0% less), Austin, Texas (9.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (7.8% less).
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