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Average Technical Support Specialist Salary in San Francisco, California

$64,719
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$4,000
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The average salary for a Technical Support Specialist in San Francisco, California is $64,719.
10%
$47k
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$65k
90%
$91k
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What Do Technical Support Specialists Do?

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.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Technical Support Specialists?

Skills in Customer Service, Troubleshooting and Technical Services are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Phone Support and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Technical Support Specialists?

An entry-level Technical Support Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,330 based on 5 salaries. An early career Technical Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,688 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Technical Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Technical Support Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,943 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,162.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (30.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (21.1% less) and Seattle, Washington (20.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 77 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.5%
Early Career
55.8%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
9.1%
Late Career
7.8%