A Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) earns an average salary of R121,109 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Exchange, Cisco Networking, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Microsoft Active Directory, and Windows 2003 Server.

R59,683 - R242,270
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MEDIAN: R123,873
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50%
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R26.37 - R153.19
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MEDIAN: R58.73
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Salary R59,683 - R242,270
Bonus R0.00 - R20,527
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R24,658
Commission R8,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R60,052 - R249,175
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 755
Hourly Data R0R246
Hourly Rate R26.37 - R153.19
Hourly Tips R8.97
Overtime R0.00 - R246.58
Annual Data R0R249K
Bonus R0.00 - R20,527
Commission R8,000
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R24,658
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R60,052 - R249,175
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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Pay by Experience Level for Support Technician, Information Technology (IT)

Pay by Experience for a Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R116,000 based on 510 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R157,000 based on 196 salaries. An experienced Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R174,000 based on 68 salaries. A Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R185,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R126,858

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Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Support Technician, Information Technology (IT)?

Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Witbank:
"Transportation."
Pros: The good thing is that when we go out to purchase stuff for the company we use company car to go there.
Cons: If you don't have transport to go to work then it become a disadvantage.

Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Pretoria:
Pros: Assisting people.
Cons: Rude people.

Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Cape Town:
"Amazing."
Pros: I get to work with computers and servers and there are no limits to what can be done and you can never know it all hence why you are always learning and always active.
Cons: The fact that I dont only do IT but have to do building and company maintenance and the salary for it all is way underpaid. I am probably the least paid IT person in Africa.

Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Port Elizabeth:
"Passion."
Pros: Learn a lot about computers and networking. Working outside of the office for the most part.
Cons: Efforts not recognized by management and I feel underpaid based on experience.

Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Durban:
"Having patients with clients."
Pros: Teaching people new things about technology.
Cons: Having to work every second Saturday for 13hours.

Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Johannesburg:
Pros: Getting to learn more about technology.
Cons: A lot of shouting from clients if you cant fix problem on time and the salary low.

Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) in Middelburg:
"Streed Level."
Pros: I like my job simply because it's always advancing and challenging too.
Cons: The work load sometimes is unbearable.

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Key Stats for Support Technician, Information Technology (IT)

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

▲46%

▲38%

▲24%

National Average
R127,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Support Technician, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 68%